S: Claire Justine Marie Covington - The First Two Months
FC: Claire Justine Marie Covington
1: Our Baby Girl | Claire Justine Marie's First Two Months | Our Princess - Born June 3, 2011 at 3:14am 6 pounds 13 ounces, 21 inches
4: Claire was born at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, IL Mom went to the hospital on June 2 after she thought her water might have broken the night before. | Mom labored for about nine hours and pushed for three - Claire was 'sunny side up' and was welcomed in the world via a c section at 3;14am. Besides Mom - Dad, Grandma, Grandpa and Bubbie were there to meet Claire at the hospital.
6: Some visitors included Uncle Jimmy and Aunt Kelly, Aunt Cherie, Nick and LauraBeth Tong and Uncle Jeff, Aunt Rachel and Owen. | Dad's family all visited for the Fourth of July.! It was a busy first few months with lots of family and friends visiting.
7: Visiting with all the Covingtons
8: Grandma and Grandpa love visiting and spoiling Claire. Grandma came over most weekdays to help mom and give Claire lots of kisses. Mom and Claire even had several sleepovers at Grandma's to help Claire learn to sleep on her own.
9: Claire was not very thrilled posing during her newborn photoshoot, but we got a few good pictures...
10: Claire enjoyed her first walk, doctor's visit and meeting her brothers Talon, Chase and Oliver. Mom worked out daily all the way until the day she went into labor, so she tried to get walking again as soon as possible after everyone was home and adjusted.
13: Claire loves being held. During her first two months we have learned she loves baths, nursing, falling asleep in Mom's arms and going for walks (while sleeping). We are working on getting her to enjoy her car seat and start sleeping in her crib, Starting at eight weeks some nights she has slept for 3-4 hours stretches in her crib.
16: Talon, Chase and Oliver are excited to have a new little sister. Talon loves testing out all the baby accessories most of all.
17: Claire loves shopping with Mommy and Grammie | Around six weeks old Claire became very interested in examining her toys | Bathtime always calms Claire down - and look at that cute butt | Claire is warming up to photoshoots - Mommy and Grammie love taking her pictures
20: All of Claire's pretty faces....