S: The Beginning - Gino Alexander Pareja II
1: Once upon a time, there was a beautiful baby boy who was welcomed into the world with all the love of his family and friends...
2: Gino Alexander Pareja II July 18, 2009 8 lbs 0 oz 19.5 inches 6:01 AM Perfection entered the world!
3: After nine long months of waiting, you were finally here and we were thrilled! You were worth every minute of the 24-hour labor! | - Love at First Sight -
4: In awe of his existence. Normally one tries to sleep after giving birth; however, I was just too excited. All we wanted to do was hold you!
5: So precious, my little boy sleeping. Truly, I couldn't get enough of just watching him sleep. It must have been 'new mom' behavior! | As you can see, dad was pretty proud of what he helped to create as well! It is amazing to look at the beauty that two people can create.
6: A mere 4 hours after birth. I was happy with my decision to go with a drug-free labor. Though, I must admit that I needed to be reminded of my decision at about 8 centimeters. Luckily, I had a great support system! | Due to complications from the delivery, I held you for 10 blissful seconds before you were whisked away to the Intensive Care Unit for recovery. After what seemed like an eternity (actual time: 2 hrs), they brought you back to the room and I didn't want to share you with anyone!
7: Ready for a nap | Everything about you was perfect!
8: Peek | A | Boo | Our last day at the hospital
9: Only ten days old and already displaying his personality!
10: In Loving Arms
11: Ivan holding Ginito for the first time. He was completely mesmerized. He couldn't believe I had a baby; That he was holding my baby; And that the baby was so small! | - First Time Uncle -
12: My First Bath
13: Spoiled beyond belief by his Abuelita! And she enjoys every second of it - just look at her face!
14: One Month Old | I was always so amazed by how tiny your hands and feet were. This picture is one of my favorites because it truly captures how tiny your fingers were. Your entire hand wrapped around my pinky!
16: In the arms of his loving Uncle Papo
18: "You are so precious to me, sweet as can be, baby of mine"
20: Mommy & Me
21: Got Gas?
22: Sweet & Sensitive
25: When you become a mother you stop being the picture and start being the frame.
26: Mamma's Boy
27: BATH TIME | Scrub-A-Dub
28: Trick or Treat. Be so sweet. Give me something good to eat. | Trick or Treat
29: Happy Halloween