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Monday, June 1, 2015

Lucy Louise is here!

Lucy Louise
Born May 26th, 2015 
7 lbs. 13 oz.
19.5 inches long 

Born amidst historic flooding and with the cord wrapped around her neck twice, Lucy arrived happy and healthy. Our drive to the hospital at 5am was harrowing experience, as much of the city was underwater and abandoned vehicles blocked our path at every turn. Brian did a fantastic job of maneuvering the dangerous conditions and finding what we can assume was the only route to the hospital that wasn't underwater. Labor and delivery itself was relatively uneventful, except for the aforementioned cord issue, which delayed progress and put us awfully close to a c-section. I was determined to avoid that scenario, though, and mustered all my strength to push her out in just a few short minutes. Everyone is now recovering and we are working to adjust to our new reality as parents of three beautiful, but demanding children. What this house lacks in sleep, it more than makes up for in love. Thank you all for your well-wishes and congratulations! More pictures to come soon, I promise.

3 comments:

  1. oh so beautiful. she shares her b-day with my late grandpa :-) love it!

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  2. She is so precious!!! I'm glad everything went okay during delivery :) its scary every time no matter how many times you've been through it.

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  3. Megan....
    "What this house lacks in sleep, it more than makes up for in love." That. Is. Beautiful!! ;)
    Welcome to the world--and family!!--sweet Lucy Louise!! ;-D
    Love you later, Raelyn

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