Posted by: expectingamiracle | April 24, 2009

My miracle is here

I will post all the details later…  The short version is that baby Matthew is here.   He was born at 1:22 a.m. on April 23.  He weighed 7 lb, 8 oz and was 20 inches long.  He is beautiful.
I got my natural birth.  I arrived at the hospital around 11:30 p.m. and he was born about 2 hours later.   My doula was AWESOME and I couldn’t have done it without her.  Those last few hours hurts like a *%$^ so I am proud of myself.  Like I said, birth story details will come later.
He nursed right after birth like a champ, he was so alert.  We are getting the hang of nursing so far I think and I’m glad he seems to have a good latch.
We just got home this evening and are all doing well.

He is beautiful.  I can’t believe how much I love him.  I can’t believe he is finally here in my arms.  When he was in the nursery I cried because I couldn’t stand to be away from him.  My whole heart is wrapped around his tiny little fingers and I absolutely love it.


  1. I can feel the love coming from you just from reading this. CONGRATS!

  2. Congratulations!! So happy you got the birth you were hoping for, and a sweet baby in your arms!

  3. Congratulations!!! We can wait for details, you get some rest!

  4. Congratulations! I’m so happy for you!

  5. Oh my gosh! Congratulations!!!!I am so happy for you!

    That love is the most wonderful and powerful thing evah! Welcome to motherhood my friend!

  6. I’m late but CONGRATS!!! I’m so so happy for you!!!

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