Our first daughter was born this evening at 6:35, weighing in at 9 pounds, 3 ounces and 20 and 3/4 inches long.  She doesn't currently have a name that we know of yet, but those of you who have been around at the boys' births probably won't be too surprised at that.  So, I guess for now, I'll put this post in the "pregnancy" category, and it can get added to a new category later.

Heather is doing well, and I'll let her write up the more detailed version of her labor - she did time it quite well, we arrived at the birth center at 5:30, and left at 10:30, after the four hour post-birth required stay.

Posted by Jon Daley on September 6, 2008, 11:55 pm | Read 29831 times
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hurray! congratulations! i told you i was awful at picking gender!

can't wait to hear all about it.

Posted by serina on September 7, 2008, 12:06 am

congratulations! glad to hear you're all home safe. how exciting...a new little girl. I bet Jonathan is thrilled! Can't wait to meet her.
love you guys.

Posted by Domenica on September 7, 2008, 1:37 am

thanks for posting...i've been so excited to say congrats! can't wait to hear from heather as well.

Posted by ~liz on September 7, 2008, 7:15 am

Congratulations! We can't wait to meet the newest addition to our family!

Posted by dstb on September 7, 2008, 7:19 am

Congrats on the new baby! I can't wait to see the pictures!

Posted by Bill Highfield on September 7, 2008, 7:39 am

Congratulations!, and joy to you all. The timing is right, and God answers prayer! Blessings to each one. Laurie

Posted by Laurie Slater on September 7, 2008, 7:56 am

Congrats to the whole family! I can't wait for more details, a name and pictures...hint hint!!!

Posted by beth on September 7, 2008, 8:27 am

Congratulations! We are excited for you all! Can't wait to see pictures and hear all about it.

Posted by Jill on September 7, 2008, 9:24 am

Oh Jon, that's wonderful news! Look foward to seeing little baby pictures :)

Posted by Suzanne Maine Coldwell on September 7, 2008, 9:49 am

I'll work on getting a picture up later, but she has now been named: Faith Elizabeth!

Posted by jondaley on September 7, 2008, 10:55 am

Congrats! We're anxiously awaiting pictures and her name.

Posted by MNKB on September 7, 2008, 11:36 am

OOPS. Didn't read the last comment. Welcome Faith Elizabeth! Beautiful name for a beautiful little girl (I haven't seen a picture, but I'm sure everyone will agree)

Posted by MNKB on September 7, 2008, 11:38 am

Congratulations!! As soon as you said it was a girl, the name Elizabeth came to my mind! We are so excited for you and can't wait to meet her :)

Posted by Bonnie Walker on September 7, 2008, 1:33 pm

While you're waiting, check out the pictures here.

Posted by SursumCorda on September 7, 2008, 2:46 pm

Congrats! Can't wait to find out her name!

Posted by Erica on September 7, 2008, 3:02 pm
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