Superlative Baby

Dear Milly, I’m so tired right now, but at least I got to put together a good few hours of sleep.  I was dead to the world, which I know because people kept coming in every few hours in the wee hours of the night (or morning, technically) to check on things with your mom. I did get up at least once though.  They took you to a room with a bunch of other newborn babies to take some blood from you for some tests.  You only cried a very little bit, and you weren’t all that loud about it when you did.  You’re tough, like your mom. Speaking of your mom, she did so great yesterday and today.  We …

Welcome to the World, Milly Dotsey!

I’m a dad now!  I have a daughter.  I tried that word on tonight while I was talking to her and it was mind-blowing.  She has great skin and very dark, curly hair.  It’s hard to tell what color her eyes are, and baby eyes change color anyway, but I think they’re a dark, dark blue right now. I’m going to keep this brief because I’m about to crash, but here’s what’s up.  Mom and baby are both doing great.  Milly was delivered via Caeasarean section at 01:10 today, June 14 after 26 hours of labor.  She was 20.5 inches long and weighed seven pounds, seven ounces.  It turns out to have been a very good thing that we did …