Welcome Gilbert

Meet Gilbert, who arrived Friday morning after a longer labor than any of us expected and reminded us that birth is never predictable.   He’s 8 lb 9oz and just perfect. And the best part?  He’s surrounded by a very excited bunch of big brothers and sisters who are  smothering him with love and attention.

Welcome Roman

Say hello to Roman!  There will always be a party for his birthday since he arrived just in time to ring in the new year.   We are so grateful for the doctors and staff at Winnie Palmer Hospital for making sure this little guy arrived safe and sound. Congratulations (and Happy New Year!) to everyone.

Welcome Danielle

Meet Danielle Karen, who joined us yesterday morning. Her mama worked hard to meet her baby girl but what a sweet reward for all of that effort! She’s 7 lb 8 oz and just perfect! She’s welcomed by her parents, big sister, adoring grandma.  Congratulations to everyone!

Welcome Katharine

Sweet little Katharine joined us last night, weighing in at 6 lb 11 oz.  Her mama worked hard but it was well worth the effort to meet her first daughter. Her three big brothers are getting an early but amazing Christmas present this year! She’s the third baby in her family that I’ve had the privilege of helping into the …

Welcome Elise

Sweet Elise joined us last night, after a very quick trip.  Her mama was amazing, working so hard and fast in her first home birth and her fastest labor yet. Elise weighed in at 7 lbs 4 oz. She’s a lucky girl who joins a big sister and two big brothers who are going to be over the moon to …

Welcome Gemma

Say hello to Gemma Frances who arrived just before dawn this morning.  Weighing in at 7 lb 10 oz, she’s just perfect. Mama was amazing, as always. She joins Liam, Bella and Thomas, who are going to love on her like crazy.   Congratulations to everyone!

Welcome Elowen

Meet Elowen Luna, who joined us last night, all feisty and ready to take on the world. She’s 8 lb 5 oz and looks so much like her big sister you could believe they’re twins separated by just a few years. Her mama worked hard to get her here, where she was promptly greeted by dad, one very excited big …

Welcome Qylus

  Say hello to Qylus, who arrived yesterday morning.  He sure kept us on our toes the past few days, wondering when he’d finally arrive, but once he decided it was really time he came quickly. Like most of his big brothers and sisters, he was born gently in the water and into his daddy’s hands.   He was born …

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Welcome Averley

Meet Averley Mae, who joined us last night, weighing in at 7 lbs 8 oz. She was born so gently and peacefully, guided into the world by her mom’s hands, in an absolutely amazing birth. Congratulations to mom and dad,  a very excited big sister and a couple of wonderful grandmothers!

Welcome Ben

Meet Benjamin, who arrived early this morning.  He’s 8 lbs of perfect squishniess and looks a whole lot like his big sister, who is going to be so excited to meet him. With a great support system at her side, mom labored beautifully and powerfully while never losing her terrific sense of humor. Congratulations to everyone!