S: Magnolia Jane Vanderwielen Baby's First Year
FC: Magnolia Jane Vanderwielen
1: We found out we were pregnant March 6, 2010. We were so excited! I had just gotten home from a trip to visit Uncle Matthew in Maine. The pregnancy was very easy. Only a little bit of nausea and tiredness around 8 weeks. I wanted breakfast-food everyday. Dad was so sick of eating at Bob Evans :) Your due-date was November 5th, 2010. I could feel you moving but only felt you kick about 3 times. At about 27 weeks I went to California to see Uncle Michael. | 13 weeks | 27 weeks; Touring Hollywood with Uncle Matthew, Grandma, and Grandpa (Uncle Michael took the picture) | 37 weeks; Practicing using the baby sling with Brodie | 32 weeks | 27 weeks on the beach in California | Dad convinced me to dress up as a pirate with him for Halloween less than a week before you were born
2: Baby Shower Hosted by Mandy and Aunt Lisa August 22, 2010
3: Shower September 5, 2010
4: You were a scheduled induction. After 5 hours of medication, my water finally broke. When Dr. Hurry came to check me, we were quite surprised to find out that you were butt-down. I had to have an emergent C-section. Dad was in the operating room when you were born. Grandma Peters was waiting outside.
5: 7 lbs 3 oz 19 inches 11:06 am Wednesday November 3rd, 2010 | You were a very sleepy newborn. We would use cold washcloths to wake you up to eat. | You pooped 5 times the day you were born (the nurse told us the goal was 1) | Magnolia Jane Vanderwielen
6: Your first trip out was to see your Great Grandma & Grandpa Vanderwielen | Great Grandma and Grandpa Lester came to see you at the hospital | Going Home
7: You were known for your "pirate eye". You would only partially open your right eye to see what was going on.
10: Baby's First Christmas
12: 6 weeks Dad found a way to hold you and play video games! | 6 weeks. You were so strong. You were already holding your head up. | 2 1/2 weeks | Everyone wants Dad's attention | 10 days old | Mom loves to dress you up
13: Dressed in gold for Meghan's Golden Birthday | First smile to be caught on camera | Mom had to work on New Year's Eve so you spent it with Dad, Marc, and Mandy
14: 3 Months
19: Six Months
20: Peters Family Vacation to Maine, New Hampshire, and Boston
21: Baby's First Vacation
22: Nine Months
24: "She is the happiest baby!"
36: MILESTONES 1 1/2 months - Rolls from stomach to back 2 months - First Smile 3 months - Sleeping through the night 4 months - First Laugh 6 months - Able to sit-up 7 months 1 week - Crawling and Pulling-up 9 1/2 months- Climbing stairs 10 months 1 week - Walking 1 year - says "dada", "mama", and "dog"
37: My dearest Maggie Jane, It has been a wonderful year! Dad and I have loved watching you grow and change everyday. You are a very sweet baby. You are always smiling and happy. I feel so blessed to have such a beautiful and smart little girl! I look forward to many years of fun together. I love you more than you will ever know. Love, Mom