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S: Cambria Lin Lindsay 2009-2010


FC: Cambria Lin Lindsay | Baby's First Year!


2: When Rob and I first got married, we knew right away that we wanted to start a family and not put it off. After many, many long months of trying and heartbreak and getting a big fat no every month we went to the doctor and they told us that they didn't know why I wasn't able to have babies. We went to countless doctors trying to find one that could tell us something, but no one really could We finally made an appointment with a fertility specialist in Denver to talk about our options. The morning of the appointment I took a pregnancy test because they make you do it anyway and i wanted to get the disappointment over with beforehand. I waited until Rob had gone to work because I knew it was hard for him to see my disappointment when the negative sign appeared. I put the test on the sink and went about getting ready for work. After three minutes I looked at the test and then threw it in the garbage. I did a double take and pulled it out of the garbage. Imagine my surprise when it said I was pregnant! After almost three long years of no, we finally got our yes!!! I sat on the bathroom floor and just cried. I was so overwhelmed with happiness! We were going to have a baby! Then I felt horrible because Rob wasn't there to share in the excitement. But then I got excited again because I was finally pregnant! Rob got home from work and I said, "I did something bad." (He had told me not to take the test without him.) He got a worried look on his face and said, "What?" I then gave him the test and he got the biggest smile on his face. I will never forget that look. We ran to the store to grab another test because I wanted to make sure this was real and not a fluke. Sure enough, it was true, we were going to have a baby!!! | FINALLY!!!


4: I was a teacher in a preschool when I found out I was pregnant. The other teacher in the room had the kids do a poll to see whether they thought this baby was a girl baby or a boy baby. It looks like the majority of the class was right, it was a girl baby!

6: My mom and Tara came to visit us while we lived in Denver. We had told them previously that the ultrasound tech wasn't able to find out the sex of the baby and we would just have to wait until it was born. Which was true, we just left out the part that we went back and got another ultrasound. They walked in our front room and this is what greeted them. We were having a baby girl!!!

8: Invite for baby shower thrown by sisters-in-law! | Invite for baby shower thrown by my mom!

9: Everyone left before we were able to find the camera! This is the baby shower at my mom's house. There were so many people who showed their love and support for us! Thank you all!

10: We are on our way! I started having contractions around 5:00 p.m. Rob got home from work around 8:00 p.m. and we waited until 9:00 p.m. to go to the hospital because I didn't want them to send me back home because I was too early. | This is one of my contractions that Rob was impressed with because it looked like the Manti Temple.

11: SHE'S FINALLY HERE! | Born Thursday February 26, 2009 2:32 p.m. 8 pounds 5 ounces 20 inches

12: EWe had quite the time getting our sweet girl here. When we got to the hospital they said that I was hyperstimulated and my contractions were coming faster and harder than they should have been but I wasn't dilating. I was so mad because I knew they were going to send me home! They said that with what my body was doing there was no way they were going to send me home. Dr. Cole came in and broke my water and I went from a 2 to a 10 in less than half an hour. Then the real fun came. They had given me an epidural, which one slightly worked, but because it has taken me so long to get anywhere it had run out well before it was time to push and they wouldn't give me anything else. I was about to push a baby out and I wanted drugs! But even with my begging and pleading, nothing. I pushed almost 2 1/2 hours before anything started to happen. Dr. Cole said that the baby was upside down and caught on my tail bone and that is why we were having such a hard time. Every mother waits for that awesome moment when they hear their baby cry for the first time. After my baby came out, i didn't get that. I looked down to see what was happening and my baby was blue with the cord wrapped twice around her neck and she wasn't breathing. I was terrified! Dr. Cole quickly cut the cord and handed her off to the awaiting nurses. I was sad that Rob wasn't able to cut the cord, but it was more important for the baby to get help. They finally got her breathing and she let out the most irritated cry I have ever heard, but it was the best sound ever! She was black and blue from head to toe from bruising from my tail bone, but she was perfectly healthy and perfect! | Black and Blue and Bruised all Over. . .

14: FIRST HOLIDAY | My parents felt bad for Rob having to stay up all night so they brought him Subway! Sure beats the heck out of the Jell-o and chicken broth they were giving me. . . . | Having a baby is really tough work, isn't it, Rob? | We had so many friends and family come and see us during our hospital stay. It was fun to share our little girl!

16: First Bath

17: Our | mini | masterpiece

18: DATE__________ | A | baby | fills | a | place | heart | in your | you | was | never knew | empty.

20: My friend Rachelle had a baby a few days before I did and she brought him over to play! Landon and Cam didn't care too much about each other, but I know they had fun! | Cam's First Date!

21: Jess, Cambria, Rachelle, Landon, Jaxton, Andrea, Jayden, Maria, Baylan, Shar, Mack | Andrea, Jayden, Jess, Cambria, Shar, Mack, Maria, Baylan, Danielle, Kyen, Kylie, Rachelle, Jaxton, Landon | Friendship isn't a big thing-- Its a million little things

22: emember | R | the | Q | uiet | times

23: Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.

24: March 2009- 1 month old

25: the many faces of our bug .

26: May 2009- 2 months old | FUN IN THE SUN! Cam's first time swimming! We took a trip to St. George to my grandma's house and had a blast!

27: I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, Forever and always, My baby you'll be. | My Mommy and Me | June 2009- 3 months old

28: August 2009- 6 months old

29: Cam loves playing with the barn that Grandma Lindsay got her!

30: Cambria, Bo, and Moenkopi

31: Mack, Cambria, Baylan | Best Friends

32: uNDer tHis MESS | iS One rEaLly cuTe KID! | !

33: the smile on your face brings a smile to my heart | September 2009- 7 months old

35: September 2009-7 months old | My Daddy and me are best friends! | We went to the Ephraim park for Kayden's birthday party and Cambria was in love with the swings! She would throw the biggest fit if we tried to take her out. Rob is a pushover for anything this little girl wants. They spent the entire party swinging.

37: October 2009- 8 months old | Cam had so much fun going to the Trunk-or-Treat this year!

38: October 2009- 8 months old | Heather helped Cambria carve a pumpkin and we finger painted pumpkins as well!

43: We had our Anderson family pictures taken in November and they turned out awesome! I love my forever family! | November 2009- 9 months old

44: On top of the Stratosphere!

45: In December we went to Las Vegas with Shaun, Jesica and their little boy, Daniel. The kids were amazed at all the lights and chaos of the big city! | The kids were fascinated by this aquarium in Caeser's Palace. I think we could have spent the entire trip here and they wouldn't have minded. | December 2009- 10 months old

47: We strung popcorn for our Christmas tree and Cam couldn't resist grabbing a snack every time she crawled past.

48: We Wish You a Merry Christmas! | Making Christmas presents for the grandparents! We used vanilla pudding and dyed it green to make hand print Christmas trees. It was a messy, fun project! | December 2009- 10 months old

49: Cam was so excited to see Santa Claus until the minute that we put her on his lap. then it wasn't fun anymore.

50: My | First | Christmas!

51: We celebrated our own little Christmas morning before heading to the grandparents to celebrate with them.

52: MERRY | Spending Christmas morning at Grandma and Grandpa Anderson's house! | Christmas!

54: We didn't have a snowsuit for Cam so we dressed her in all the warm clothes that we could find and went outside to build a snowman. Unfortunately, the snow wasn't snowman material so Heather just drew one in the snow instead.

57: We found out before Cambria's first birthday that we were going to have another baby! Cam wanted to join in the celebration and we made her a shirt to announce the news to everyone. We are so excited!

59: Happy 1st Birthday, Cambria!

60: Happy | st | Birthday!

61: This past year has been absolutely the best ever! We love you so much, Cambria and are so grateful to be your parents. Thank you for the sweet spirit that you bring to our family. We look forward to many more years together and can't wait to see the beautiful young lady you grow up to be. Thank you for making our lives so sweet. We love you so much, baby girl! Love, Mom and Dad

62: First time eating peas. Not so delicious! Daddy caught fish bigger than me! Working hard at the garden center Cambria and Kopi | This time the food is yummy! Enjoying a little rodeo action Baylan and Cambria Soakin up the rays | Cam and Kopi No mercy! Sweet Cam Happy baby girl | Fishing with Shar I love tomatoes! I do not love cereal! Or this hat! | Smile Taking a car ride Cambria and Kopi taking a rest Newborn girl baby | Random pictures that were taken with a cell phone camera that didn't have excellent quality.

63: I love swimming! Daniel, Cambria, and Olivia Cam and Grandpa Mike Fishing with mom | Cambria and Bo Goofy girl Swinging at the cabin More goofy girl | This food stuff is tricky Surprise! At the Anderson cabin Sleepy baby girl | I'm watching you. . . Cam and Kopi Helping daddy mow the lawn Helping with the laundry | Five more minutes . . . Best friends! Cute, Cute, Cute! More fishing with mommy

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