Sunday, April 20, 2008

Welcome to the Family

Just 8 1/2 short hours ago, we welcomed little Curtis into our family. He was 7 lbs, 4 oz and 19 inches long with a ton of brown hair.

At about 8:30 this morning Traci said that she didn't think we should go to church because she was having contractions; by 9:30 we had all of our stuff together. We dropped Paige off at my sisters and were on our way to the hospital. By 10:00 Traci was dilated to a 7 and by noon she was ready to start pushing. At 1:24, the little boy formerly known as Max Power made his appearance.

We are very happy that everything went so smoothly (and were incredibly surprised by how quickly) and that Traci didn't have to have another C-Section. Traci is feeling much better than she did after having Paige and Curtis is doing just fine.

This afternoon, Jenny brought Paige to meet her little brother. When she walked in the door, she saw me lift Curtis out of his crib and sit down on the chair. She immediately came over to me and said, "Put him back in the bed, put him back in the bed." It's going to be a rough transition.


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Allison and Noah Riley said...

Congratulations! I'm happy to hear mom and baby are doing well. I'll keep my fingers crossed for Paige :)

Noahr said...

Can't wait to see the little bugger.

Mick and Tiff said...

A little boy!! Congrats! Two kids now- you must be OLD!!! Just kidding. I am hoping little Paige will adjust sooner than later to this little guy... I wish you luck and now we are really going to come out and see Curtis.

Anna said...

Congratulations! I can't believe you have 2 kids now, crazy. By the time I ever meet Curtise he'll probably be like 5, so post some pictures quick!