Welcome, Lucien!

Lucien James
Born 9:02 am, September 8, 2011
Five and a half weeks premature
6 lbs 6 oz
18 ½ inches long

We are so happy to welcome our new baby boy!

Just a quick post to let the world know that he has arrived, and then I am back to enjoying my time with the little man. Since he was premature I had to give birth to him in a hospital, but it was a beautiful, natural, entirely drug-free birth under the care of my midwives. His birth was amazing, but was followed by a harrowing (for his mother) six-day precautionary stay in the NICU. He had a slight case of jaundice and the doctors were worried about his ability to nurse at such a young age. But he is healthy, growing, nursing like a champ, and finally, home! For now we are simply enjoying being together, but watch for his birth story, coming in the near future.

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5 Responses to Welcome, Lucien!

  1. Congratulations! What a gorgeous baby boy, happy to hear you’re both safe and healthy and back from the hospital.

  2. Grandma says:

    We are so proud of you and Nicholas! What a blessing Lucien is. Our family tree has a new limb and we are overjoyed!

  3. Oh my goodness! He’s beautiful! And what a head of hair!! So happy to read that all is well, and you are both home safe and sound. Congratulations and all the best to you and your growing family!

  4. Lynda says:

    Congratulations! I was wondering, since you hadn’t posted in awhile. Enjoy your babymoon!!

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