FC: INTRODUCING | Holden Charles Shire
1: For Our Precious Boy Dear Holden, We waited so long time to welcome you to our family. But we would have been happy to wait even longer in order to have you. We couldn't have asked for a more perfect little boy. We love you more than we thought was possible. Love forever, Mama and Papa
2: You took a long time to get here, but you were worth the wait. | Dr Matteri from Oregon Reproductive Medicine | The first time we saw your heartbeat you were the size of a sesame seed.
3: Mama told her clients to get ready for a new baby behind the desk at Dogstar | Mama's belly was getting bigger and Papa was excited. | Mama had a great baby shower with her friends and family.
4: Smaller than a peanut | Growing baby
5: Already looking like Papa | It's a BOY!
6: We worked on the house to get it ready for your arrival... Painting your room, putting furniture together, remodeling the kitchen.
7: The animals were excited for your arrival. Isaak listened to your heartbeat every night,
8: Mama's doctor, Dr. Ogryzlo | Dr. Dooley delivered you. | Dr. Dooley delivered you. | We had our own room at Good Sam.
9: Holden Charles | _____________ | 7lbs ~ 8oz ~ 21in | Poor Mama was not happy. | Papa kept an eye on your heartbeat and contractions. | She had contractions in the garden. | And suddenly you arrived. | 8:23 pm ~ 9/1/2012
11: You spent the first minutes of your life in my arms while the doctor helped Mama. I felt happier than I ever felt before. I loved you so much. You heard your Mama's voice and looked around for her. I brought you to her and put you on her chest.
12: What's my name?
13: Birth Certificate goes here | ToddJrTJBabiesHoldenDoodles
14: On your third day, we brought you home.
15: Welcome little one! We're so excited that you're finally here. We have all been anticipating this day for such a long time. Your nursery is ready for you and James and Isaak can't wait to play with you. When I saw your tiny little face for the first time my heart melted. You are so special and I can't wait to watch you grow and experience the wonderful milestones of your life. You are a blessing to our family and I hope one day you will look back at this book and know how special your arrival into this world was to us.
17: Someone was missing, though. Your great-grandmother prayed and prayed for Mama and Papa to have a little baby. She was a great person and would have loved you. She is your Guardian Angel
19: For the first few weeks, you were either sleeping or keeping us awake.
20: Newborn | Adorable
23: Papa bought an outfit for you to wear home from the hospital. It was a bit too big.
24: 1 Month | Sunrise, sunrise, I see morning in your eyes
26: 2 Months | Mouse
28: 2 Months | Mouse
29: You worked with Mama in the garden and went to the beach for the first time.
31: You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are gray. You'll never know dear how much I love you.
32: 3 Months | Big Boy
34: 3 Months | Big Boy
36: 4 Months
37: Ready world?
38: 3 Months | Thanksgiving
40: 3 Months
46: 5 Months
48: 3 Months
50: 6 Months | Valentine
52: 3 Months
54: What a wonderful world.