Saturday, May 31, 2014

Poppy Jane Maher

We welcomed our little baby girl into the world on May 26, 2014. Approx 8:57pm by Caesarean section.

She wasn't a little baby actually, she was 4.06 kilos (8.93 pounds), 52cm with a head circumference of 36cm. Even though it was a c-section, because she was stuck they still had to use forceps to get her out!

I won't get into all the nitty gritty details of the birth but let me just say it was hard hard hard.

This having a baby thing is so overwhelming! I don't know if it's the hardest thing I'll ever do(after all I'm only 5 days in) and I don't want to discount all the other hard things people do in this world. Having a baby is not for everyone but it's the most helpless and out of control I've ever felt. They say it gets better and I have like a million hormones going through my body right now telling me to break down. Not being able to control my body in labour and now being at the beck and call of my milk coming through which is taking forever. I have no idea what she needs most of the time and always feel like I'll break her. Jeez the list goes on!

On top of all that I can say is she's perfect and I love her more and more as each minute goes by. 

My love for Daniel has also grown to a level I never thought possible. He has been my rock. Every time I doubt myself he encourages me so much. He's been attending my every need and then some, and Poppy is already his little girl. I could not have done this without him and I'm in awe of how lucky I am that God gave me this man to do this with.

1 comment :

  1. I love this Bonnie! So proud of you new parents. May God continue to bless this new adventure and may Poppy know this GREAT LOVE you and Daniel have in Christ!

    Love you Maher family!