Finally, FINALLY. I’m thrilled to introduce you to our new baby friend Codie Loren, aged 41 weeks, two days. She wrestled herself loose of my uterus on June 23 at 9:44 p.m. after 24 brave and inspirational hours of labor.
We got home late last night and may have had as many as two consecutive hours of sleep before we awoke to Codie’s first insistent, hungry baby squawks. My milk came in this morning and she’s been doing her damnedest to drain me of it by way of frantic clusterfeeds. I have no idea what I’m doing, again. I’m bursting with joy and hormones.
Watching Kenzie interact with her baby sister has been incredible. She’s been really sweet and gentle, if somewhat frustrated that the baby can’t do more things. Overall she has really taken well to sisterhood.
I’m writing the birth story to end all birth stories, but in the meantime i just wanted to check in and reassure you all that the fetus has, in fact, landed and that we are all happy and healthy and adequately medicated.