Thursday, January 29, 2009

New Addition!

Sean's wondering what is going on! And getting into trouble while Mom's away!

But he already adores him! Look at him sign "baby!"

This is my all time favorite picture! Look at how concentrated Sean is on his new little brother!

Most of you know, we had our baby last Friday. It was pretty traumatic. I went in to be induced and little Jake's heart rate kept dipping pretty low w/ the pitocin. I finally was able to push around 4:30. His heart rate continued to dip dramatically low, making no progress, and the Dr. saw bright red blood that he admitted he had no idea where it was coming from. He thought it might be the placenta so advised us to do emergency csection, which we did! I was traumatized but at least Jake is here and healthy. He weighed 9lb and 5oz (four oz bigger than Sean!) and 20 inches (1 inch shorter).
He is very calm so far. It's pretty remarkable. Mike and I keep saying we don't remember this newborn stage but it's because Sean did exactly what Jacob is doing (sleeping and eating) but with hours of crying in between:) Sean is such a good big brother. He absolutely adores Jake. He laughs and tickles him. He says, "Wake up" (in his own way of course) when I try to keep Jake awake to nurse! It's adorable. He really loves to help change Jake's diaper and hands me the wipes! It's so stinkin' cute. We feel so blessed. I love our family. Mike is such a wonderful dad. He adores his kids and is so good to me. LOVE HIM!
Thanks everyone for helping too. We have so many wonderful friends and family. We love you so much!

Traumatic CSection (don't I look lovely!)

Jacob Ryan Thomas (named after his Grandpa Thomas!)

Proud Papa

My big boy!

W/ Grandma Thomas

First Day Home


Alisha said...

So Cute Lori! Congratulations! You look Great! I can't beliee you came to playgroup yesterday but I am glad you did. It was nice to talk to you!! PS I am ready to come help!

Lara said...

CONGRATULATIONS, Lori!!!! What a sweet little one! I am sorry you had to do a csection - that is no fun. You look beautiful - certainly better than I did when I had Landon! :)

Mommy Melissa said...

Congratulations! He is a cutie. Sorry about the trauma, no fun to be in that situation, but glad all are doing well. Take care of yourself and enjoy those boys.

Kristy said...

Lori! He is so sweet! I am really glad he made it hear safely. That is so scary. You saying the things Sean does with him makes me even more excited to have my little one. Sean is seriously cool!


Erin said...

Oh Lori he is so precious!! I'm so excited for you and your family! What a wonderful new addition. I can relate to the trauma so I feel for you in the C-section department! Please, please, please, please did I say please, let me know if you need anything! I'm am hear to help!

EBeauty03 said...

SOOO adorable! I'm glad everyone is happy and healthy. Sounds like you hit the big brother jack-pot! Hopefully it stays that way. Call me if you ever need a break, someone to hold the baby so you can give Sean some attention or vise versa.

Kiley said...

Cutest little boys ever! I'm so glad everything turned out fine - I had no idea it was so traumatic. Hooray for new little babies!

Trevor, Brianna, Alivia, and Tayvree Hansen said...

congrats! he is so cute and cuddly! I can't believe you went through so much!! You are a trooper! :)

sachiko and mark said...

He's such a cutie! I can't believe how big Sean is... C-Section? Seriously, if you need anything, let me know. I still need to come by and drop off things I have for you. Let me know when's a good time.

Stephanie said...

You have such a beautiful family. What a sweet little boy Sean is. You look great!

Jessie Mae said...

So cute! I'm sorry things have been so traumatic for you! Glad everything went well tho! We love you all!

Jaimee said...

It makes me SO HAPPY to know how happy you are!! I love those little boys (and you and Mike too). You guys are such a cute family. PLEASE let me know when I can come get Sean to play!!

Julia said...

These pictures are such treasures. I love the wonder in all of your eyes, especially Sean's. Isn't it hilarious how toddlers like to poke babies, like they're making sure they're real or something. I'm so glad little Jake is here safe. It sounds like it was pretty scary.

Clark and Alicia said...

YAY!!!!!!!! Congrats! he's so handsome! I love him! Your little family is SO cute!

The GAG nears said...

Congrats Lori. You look beautiful - just like a MOTHER! And your new son is beautfiul. I want to bring you over dinner next week. I'll be in touch.

tookiecramer said...

Yeah! I'm glad you guys are home and everybody is doing well. He is darling and looks a lot like Sean. How fun! They grow up too fast - Saren is almost 6 weeks old! Yikes! Enjoy your tiny one who is not so tiny.

Erin Ann Thomas said...

Aren't my nephews darling . . .

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