S: ZACH March 26, 2011 Your Arrival
FC: Zachariah Mark White March 26, 2011 The story of your arrival! | Z | A | C | H
1: How We Found Out | In the summer Daddy and I were celebrating our 5 year anniversary on a cruise. We hoped to have a baby soon but we didn't know for sure if mommy was pregnant. The night before we arrived in Grand Cayman, mommy had a dream she was pregnant. So without telling daddy I woke up early to see if I was pregnant and my dream came true. With tears of joy in my eyes I woke up daddy and told him the great news. We were both so happy about one day having you in our life. .!
2: How We Told Our Family | While we were in Grand Cayman we bought you a cute little outfit to remember this special day. This exciting news was hard to keep to ourselves, but we waited a few days. After our cruise we met Nana and Papa and Aunt Mandy and Brecken in Florida. We surprised them by showing them the outfit we bought for you. At first they didn't know who it was for, so we told them it was for you, (our little baby growing inside). They were all so excited! Then daddy called Grandma and Grandpa and shared the news with them and your aunts and uncles. They all couldn't wait to meet you!!
3: First Ultrasound | At just barely 6 weeks along we got to see you for the first time at Dr. Chandler's office. We called you our "little speck." At only 3.6 mm you were due to arrive around April 12, 2011. Little did we know you would arrive much sooner.
4: With the exciting news of your arrival announced to all our friends and family in America, it was now time to travel back to Kazakhstan. We were really looking forward to the year. I would continue teaching until you were about to arrive and then we would head back to Missouri to await your arrival. We had an exciting year in Astana. We loved sharing the news about you with our friends there. | We were still trying to learn the language so our good friend Gulmira came with us to our ultrasounds to translate. She was such a great blessing to us. | 14 Weeks | Dr. Seitzer Mommy's doctor in Astana. | Watching you Grow... | We heard your heartbeat! It was amazing.
5: 20 Weeks | It's A Boy! | We finally found out you were a boy. What great news!
6: 2011 Finally Came You are coming this year. !
7: 25 Weeks | Nana and Papa came to visit! | You were getting bigger and bigger. I could feel you moving and kicking in my belly. I was so excited to meet you.
9: Progress | What wonderful friends! I was showered with gifts for you. These two baby showers were lots of fun.
10: Saying goodbye in Astana. Heading home for your birth!
11: awaiting your arrival! | Happy parents to be!
12: The Story of your... | Friday, March 25th Mommy's water broke at 10:30 pm, Daddy and I went to the hospital to prepare for your arrival. Saturday, March 26th After a long night and day you finally made your arrival at 10:30 pm. We were so excited to finally see you. You were more wonderful than we could ever have imagined!
13: Date: _March 26th____ Time: _10:30 pm___ Height: 21 1/2 inches Weight: _7 lbs. 6.8 oz_ | Dr. Borello Nurse Amber
14: My Sweet Baby Zach | We loved to hold you in you our arms. You would look up at us with your big blue eyes. You were always putting your hands up by your face. You were a precious baby.!
16: Look at all the family and friends that came to meet you. You are very loved. !
18: Zach, What a special day this was, one that I will never forget. I am so happy to be your mommy. I'm excited to watch you grow and learn new things. I know God has great plans for your life. I love you so much. ! Love, Mommy | Zach, I had no idea how wonderful you would be until I first saw you that special night. I couldn't stop smiling for about 3 days, I was so happy to have you in my life. I'm still smiling now. You're such a wonderful little blessing. You'll always be my little Zach. Love, Daddy
19: Heading Home | The rest of your story is to be continued...