It has taken me a while to get to blog...for good reason though. The contractions started friday morning-long and leisurely spaced and on until saturday night where they picked up speed progressing well indeed. However, baby once again (as with Finn ) seemed to get trapped after the first pelvic turn and so we made another harried trip to the OR for a c-section.
In any case on October 8th in the warm glow of the full moon, our little girl, WREN MIRABEL MAY was born with some complications that landed her in Vancouver for the first 30 some hours of her life.(...see mike's blog for these details). Mike and Wrenny returned to Cranny on Monday night at 11pm to spend one hour of Thankgiving day (in french "Action de Grace") as a family. I was sooo thankful to have that baby home, I spent the whole night in the hospital nursery rocking her and staring at her...like all first nights with babes should be!
Wrenny has turned out to be a very mellow and quiet bundle so far. Likes to eat. Likes to sleep. Likes to look at the world with large blue eyes attentive to all things. We are truly delighted at her joining our family and even Finn wants many chances to hold her and kiss the top of her head (which is starting to smell strangely of peanut butter and jam)
The other gift that came this week was Mike's mom (Nana) being able to come and help us out for these first days. I'm not really sure how we would be able to do this baby thing any other way. I said to Mike today "I like the 3:2 ratio, I don't know what we are going to do when that changes". Adjust. I guess.
For now, some photos and many thanks for prayers and well wishes. All have been gratefully received and cherished.