Wednesday, July 16, 2008

She's Here!

Amelia Catherine
Wednesday, July 16, 2008, 8:47 a.m.
7 pounds, 7 ounces
20 1/2 inches long
brown fuzz hair
big eyes, just like Jackson
10 fingers, 10 toes
*very* healthy lungs
13 hours of labor
successful VBAC

More stories and details to follow. We are at the hospital now, resting (Jackson's home with Grama). All are doing well.

We are in love.

Dan, Catherine & Big Brother Jackson

42 comments:

Jess said...

Woooooohoooooo! Congratulations, Catherine! She's so adorable :)

sprite said...

Congratulations!!!!! She's lovely!

Ksa said...

She's beautiful! When does she start knitting?

Pam V said...

How adorable!

constructobot said...

she made it! you made it! welcome, Amelia- what a knowing face. And that fact that you posted on a blog the same day as giving birth boggles the mind.

yay!

Kristina said...

ohmygoodnessohmygoshholysmoke, she's BEAUTIFUL! Welcome, Amelia! Congrats to mommy, daddy, and the newly minted big brother, too. And YAY, VBAC!!!!

cousin ginny said...

Congrats!! I wanted to post or email or comment or something this morning when I found out but I thought I should wait until the "official" post:) so cute, so excited to meet her!!

christina said...

super cute! congrats! i must say, you are looking fabulous for just having a baby hours before. and also posting on the same day... wow!!!

April said...

Congratulations!!

Dan said...

My wife is absolutely amazing!

Gretchen said...

Beautiful babe! Congratulations!

Chris said...

Congrats, and welcome! She is lovely.

Aunt Jenny said...

Yay!! She is so perfect!!! Congratulations!!

TinkingBell said...

Oh Congratulations - she's gorgeous and you can see big Brother is very fascinated - well done for the VBAC and champagne all round!

Heide said...

Congratulations to you all and welcome Amelia! She is so beautiful... she has really long fingers and gorgeous skin. I'm so glad that you're both healthy.

Lori said...

Congratulations Mandle family! In little Angela's words - Ah. What a sweetheart. Honest truth - those were her exact words when she saw baby Amelia's picture.

Paul, Lori, Angela & Lauren Wohletz

Laura said...

Yay! Congrats to you all, I'm so glad to hear that she's finally arrived. What a beautiful little peanut!

Rob & Maria said...

YEA! I have a little niece! So excited!!!!

Clare said...

A Huge Congrats! To you all, Catherine. So glad the birthing worked out exactly like you had hoped. Beautiful baby, beautiful family!

Becca said...

Your beautiful family has just grown exponentially! Welcome, Amelia. And, Catherine and Dan - congratulations. You, Catherine, are heroic and look like you could practically run a marathon in those post-birth photos! We Lostview Farmers are thrilled to pieces at this happy news (and wiping the joyful tears from my eyes). Love and peace to you and your family, Becca

Michele said...

so cool, so cool for her to finally be here!!! AND so proud of you for waiting and not going on the hospital schedule, and for the successful VBAC!
love, Aunt Missy :)

sellgen said...

FANTASTIC!!!

LaVerna said...

yeah!so nice to finally "meet"you baby Amelia.You are a gorgeous baby!Congrats mom and dad!

Knittymama said...

I just knew I'd be reading this post today!! She's absolutely lovely! So glad the VBAC went well! xoxo

Kate said...

~C
Well done, my friend, well done!!!
She is just perfect.
Amelia Catherine...what a beautiful name for a beautiful little girl.
Way to go!!!
~K

shizzknits said...

Congratulations!!!! She is beautiful!

thursday said...

Congratulations! Finally!

indieknits said...

Congratulations!!! She is beautiful. I just love that picture of Jackson peeking over his toy truck to see her :)

Hege said...

Congratulations to all of you!
She is adorable!

Barbara said...

She's gorgeous!! I guess you might've noticed. ;)

Congratulations to all!

For Your Peanut said...

WOW! You are awesome...I can't believe you posted on the same day. That is dedication! Welcome to baby Amelia!!!!

Erin said...

Katie~
Im so happy for you !!! I love, love the name. She's so presious...
Love your cousin, Erin Walker

Anonymous said...

Congratulations!!! Welcome to the world and our community, Amelia.
Best, Erin Kelly & David Krewinghaus

William said...

Congratulations! Amelia looks beautiful and healthy! :)

Will

Bonnie said...

Yay!!! Congratulations

-Bonnie & Vladimyr

Day to Day Tripper said...

Congratulations! I'm so glad everything worked out the way you wanted Catherine and on Chris' birthday! What a Bancroft board member bonus!

She's beautiful!

truetone said...

Congratulations!

Ellie & Tony

Amy said...

happy news! catherine, i'm so happy for you and dan. i look forward to meeting amelia! :)

Joyce said...

So, are you coming to knitting on Monday??

Lisa Anne said...

Congratulations! What a beautiful baby. Welcome Baby Amelia, good job Mama. I am so happy for you to have a successful VBAC. She looks bright and healthy. I am sure you are all in bliss. Have a good lie-in, I will come back to see how you are doing in a while. Can't wait to see more photos.

Ruth's Place said...

Congratulations!! She is beautiful.

Chocolate Cat said...

Welcome to Amelia, how wonderful that your family has grown. She is beautiful. Thank you for sharing.