S: The arrival of Baby Benjamin
FC: The arrival of Baby Benjamin
1: Once upon a time, there was a beautiful baby boy who was welcomed into the world by two loving parents, a big brother, and their family and friends...
2: One week early...
3: We couldn't wait until you got here... | Even though Benjamin's due date was November 25, and we planned for his C-section delivery on November 19th, it seems he just couldn't wait that long. Mommy went into labor at home, and Benjamin was born at Lehigh Valley Hospital via C-section on Thursday, November 18th at 8:04AM.
4: Our Baby 7 lbs. 3 oz. 20.5 in. | Benjamin Matthias Lee Piper
5: Right after Benjamin was born, Daddy was the first to hold him. He is so thrilled to have TWO boys to love and raise.
6: Daddy's Little Man
7: Benjamin snugglin' with Mommy.
8: Brotherly love. | Christian and his
9: baby brother Benjamin | Oma and Opa came in to meet Benjamin while Mommy was still in recovery. Then they picked Christian up at school and brought him in to meet his new baby brother. He was soooo excited to hold him and smiled and giggled when he saw his tiny fingers and toes for the first time. He loved him from the start and didn't even want to leave to spend the night at Oma and Opa's house. But, he'll be back tomorrow....
10: A baby is teddy bears and tickles, grins and giggles!
11: Sweet Cheeks
12: Christian and Benjamin enjoying some bonding time.
13: Peek A Boo!
14: Christian is such a big help already with Benjamin.
15: Such tiny toes...
16: Getting ready to go home. Benjamin is all dressed in his new outfit from Oma.
18: Home at last. | Sunday, November 21, 2010
19: It feels great to have our family home together. | Peanut was eager to check out the new little person in the house.
20: Our Bundle of Joy
21: Our first adventure...a trip to the pediatrician's office for a check-up. | Monday, November 22, 2010
22: After a day at home, Benjamin was ready for his first tubby. He wasn't happy about it, but he smelled great afterwards.
23: BATH TIME
24: Benjamin is slowly but surely getting settled in at home. Both Mommy and Daddy are tired, but it's worth every minute.
25: Oma and Opa and Christian made sure our whole neighborhood knew about Baby Benjamin's arrival with lots of beautiful boy ballons.