Our Little Girl Has Arrived!

No more Tummywatch Tuesday! Baby girl finally decided to join us.

After 41 weeks and one day, she’s here: Vera Loraine Buckner, weighing 7 pounds and 2 ounces and measuring 21 inches long. Both of us are doing fine. Dad and big brother are as proud as can be.

Labor was about 11 hours from first contraction until finish—starting at about 1 AM Monday morning and ending with her grand entrance at 11:42 AM, 2/6/12.

OK, back to babyland and its marathon feeding, sleeping and snugging sessions. I’ll re-emerge again ASAP with photos and the birth story. Promise.

Also: Thanks for joining us on this crazy journey into expanded parenthood. Sincerely. We’re feeling incredibly happy, grateful and blessed.

 

 

 

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  1. by Kayt

    On February 7, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    YAY! Congrats. Glad to hear everyone is healthy and happy.

  2. by Sherry

    On February 7, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    Congratulations, Berit and family!!! Love the name “Vera”!

  3. by anti jen

    On February 7, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    WOOOOOT! welcome, wee one!

  4. by Katie Thomas

    On February 7, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    THRILLED for you and the fam!! Wondeful news:)

  5. by April Rueb

    On February 7, 2012 at 2:42 pm

    Congratulations! Love the name!

  6. by Allison

    On February 7, 2012 at 4:51 pm

    Congratulations! So happy for you and your family – and beautiful name!

  7. by Jill Cordes

    On February 7, 2012 at 9:51 pm

    So happy for you guys. Welcome Vera. Love your name. She is exactly one pound less than Emmett, but same length. Excited to hear birth story! xo jill

  8. by Angie

    On February 9, 2012 at 11:56 am

    Yay! Finally :) Congratulations!

  9. by A.

    On February 10, 2012 at 7:53 am

    YAY! I just LOVE the name! Congrats to everyone!