Our Baby Boy is Here!

I cannot believe Ryder will be ONE MONTH TOMORROW!!!! And even more, I can't believe this is the first time I've posted about it. Actually, now that I have a baby, I don't know how people post as often as they do. Wish I could be better about it!

HOWEVER... here is the info on our sweet little angel. He was born Tuesday, September 8 at 2:34 p.m. He was 8 lb. and 21 inches. We had a great delivery and John Michael was the best coach ever! I was so proud of him because he is such an antsy person and a worry wart, and he held it together so well! The whole experience was so surreal, it was the best day of my life and the best experience of my life. I will never ever forget the feeling when they handed Ryder to me. I have heard a thousand times that it is something you cannot explain, but of course I didn't understand that until that very moment. Since we've been home, life has been a little tough just getting used to the whole thing, but it's been so much fun. I have had tons of help and that has made all the difference in the world. JM and I have gotten to get out a pretty good bit considering it's only been a month, so that's been nice.

A little more about Ryder, when we left the hospital, he was 7.8 lb which was fine. Then, when we took him for his 2 day outpatient checkup, he had dropped down to 7 lb...not fine. The doctor was pretty concerned so we started to add in an ounce of formula after each feeding, and we went back two days later and then two days after that, and he was back to 7.5 lb. Then, at his 2 week checkup at Children's Medical Group (which was about a week after he was 7.5 lb), he was up to a whopping 8.9 lb!!! So, needless to say, we didn't let that little boy starve for very long!!

Now for some pictures...

coming in to see Ryder for the first time
Ryder with his papa, becky & aunt kayla

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