9.08.2006

Welcome Elijah

At 10:35 pm on September 7, 2006, we welcomed Elijah John Peterson into the world!
I swear, that was the #1 most amazing and miraculous thing I have ever seen or may ever see in my life.
Amber was amazing. She had to push for 2 hours, which went by quickly for me but I'm sure felt like an eternity to her. She really was a champ.
Sweet Elijah is 7 lbs, 8 oz (big boy - especially to come out of Amber!) and has a full head of dark hair. He is very, very cute - and I don't just say that as a proud Auntie...he really is cute!
Pete also did great. Both of them were running on little sleep since Amber had been up since 5:00 am. Plus Pete had started his day not feeling well. I think he's feeling a whole lot better now. :)
I’m so happy I got to be a part of that experience. It was so great. I didn’t get home until midnight, though, and had to BE AT WORK at 5:30am. I’m going straight home for a nap today.
Check back later for pictures!

5 comments:

Bethany Rinn said...

Yay!!! I am so happy for Amber & Pete. I'm also thrilled for you that you got to experience it with them. :)

margaret said...

I was lucky enough to witness the birth of 3 of my nephews and I will agree, it was the most incredible experience! It's so much different than giving birth yourself because you can just sit back and watch God at work!

jerarbw said...

Please pass on our congratulations to Amber and Pete!

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