Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Baby Jane

 Sorry this has taken so long!  Between nursing & just life with 3 kids, this is the first time I've actually sat down at my computer since Jane was born :)

So, I made it to my induction date!
Jane Leeann Kinyon was born 05/17 at 5:07 pm, 7 lbs 13 oz, 22 inches long.
The delivery went fabulous - I got started right about noon, so just about 5 hours.  Not too shabby.
She has the most lovely strawberry blonde-ish hair and is a fantastic eater!
She has a wonderful disposition, and came out with an eat/play/sleep schedule already, making my life so much easier.

 Lauren is completely in love with her, and would hold her all day long if we let her.  Mya.....well, that's another story.  She treats her with more of a mild curiosity, but she's been great with her so far.

22 inches is VERY long.  Thus explaining the feet stuck in my ribs the last month or so.  And she has MASSIVE feet!  It's hilarous - my other girls have these tiny little feet, but Jane's are huge!  Her toes look more like fingers :)

Here's the lovely first picture.
We only took one ourselves in the deliver room, because I had my friend Sheryll of Sheryll Lynne Photographers in the room taking pictures for a birth story.  And I thought it would be weird having her there, but it was actually really fun.  She is hilarious, and it made the day fly by having someone else in the room to relieve the tension.
And this might be a little TMI, but at the very end, I was dilated to a 10 and feeling lots of pressure.  We were waiting for the doc to come in, and she had me laughing so hard I thought I was going to laugh the baby right out.  She was a great stress relief!
I'll be posting those pictures as soon as I get them - and I can't wait to see them.

Jane has seriously been an angel baby.  She is so sweet and snuggly.
I may have just spoiled her a little too much in the hospital.  I held her about 90% of the time we were there.  But knowing this is my last baby and that as soon as I got home I would have other things to do, I really took that 2 days to just bond with her and love and kiss and smell her while I had her all to myself.
That made for an interesting few first nights at home......she really didn't want to sleep on her own, but one night of forcing myself to not hold her and she's been cured of that.
I just can't wait until she gets a little meat on her bones & we can get to having some serious fun while I don't have to work the majority of the summer!
And a special shout out to all the friends & family who came to see us in the hospital {I love having friends who work in the hospital I delivered in, it makes it so convenient} and at home, and all the yummy meals & darling gifts you have brought.  This baby is definitely loved :)


Tukuafu's said...

She is a beauty! Congrats darling! Job well done! :)

Brittany said...

She is long! She is beautiful and I LOVE her name. Its perfect. Congrats on the third baby girl, all your girls are so cute!

BreeAnn said...

congrats! she is gorgeous!

carolee said...

Love her. And I haven't even met her yet. She is so beautiful!!!

Lindsay said...

i love her. long legs, big feet and all. :) so glad it's going smoothly and that you're all home together.

The Linnett Log said...

Congrats! So excited for you! She is beautiful!

Jennie-O said...

I'm so happy that you're all doing well. I love the picture of Mya and Jane, what a cute big sis. I can't believe that long baby fit inside your tummy, I'm still in shock at her long long legs and arms!

The Byers Family said...

I'm loving that Baby J is here! I can hardly wait for Sunday when we get to love on her some more! The big feet will just help her stand when she's older (I still think the fact you can stay upright with those little stubby things on the end of your legs is a total medical miracle, hehe!) We're so happy for you and Bryan and the girls!

j. said...

we love you baby jane! she is so precious! sorry our visit probably disrupted her peacefulness!