Our sweet little Peanut is finally here with us!
Caroline Elisabeth was delivered by c-section yesterday, September 28 at 12:13 p.m. She weighed 8 lbs. 8 oz. and was 21 inches long. She has lots of hair and is cute as a bug in a rug! 🙂
Caroline Elisabeth means “a joyous song of the fullness of God” and we think that describes her perfectly. We are both completely in love with her and can hardly believe she is ours to keep. 🙂
What a day it was. We arrived early at the hospital to make sure that Sallie’s glucose levels were maintained and would not bottom-out before surgery. Our surgery was right on schedule, but it did not go as well as we had hoped to experience. The spinal block didn’t take as the doctors had intended, so the later part of the procedure became very uncomfortable for Sallie as she started to feel what was being done. General anesthesia was given to finish closing Sallie up, and she spent the rest of the day very tired with a harder recovery than expected, not getting to hold Caroline as much as she had hoped.
But Caroline is here and we praise God for a safe delivery. We’re enjoying this cute little girl that God has graciously given to us. Especially when we were beginning to wonder if having a child was part of God’s plan for us!
Sallie and I appreciate how much you have supported us with kind words and prayers. Keep praying for a good recovery for Sallie, and for the change in our lives. This is just incredible.
We look forward to sharing more pictures and stories in the days ahead!