Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Rafi is here!

Rafael Oliver-Campbell (middle name to be decided.. suggestions welcome!) arrived on July 7th, 2009 at 4:18pm! the last few days have been a whirl-wind, and, wow, what a time we've had. We should be home tomorrow so I can write about what happened, but it was a wonderful, wonderful birthing day.. following a few days which were, well, hellish.

We just adore the little guy. He's perfectly healthy and wonderful, weighing in at 7 pounds 3oz, 19 inches... he was 9 days early. We had an AMAING birth when at first it seemed as though we were going to have a birthing story replete with interventions... Can't wait to update!




Getting to know our little Rafi!




One of the most adorable pictures EVER!


Julia came to visit us!

11 comments:

  1. CONGRATS! Now starts a whole new wonderful saga! Ellen :-)

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  2. Oh guys I am so happy for you and ofcourse I have a zillion questions but I will wait for the update before i bombard you with my quest for knowledge.

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

    and happy birthday to the little one!!

    Love, Tara

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  3. ahhhh amazing. love to you three. talk soon. love fi x x x

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  4. Alex and family:

    What a beautiful baby! Congratulations to all of you and welcome to Rafi!

    Linda Morrison

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  6. Congratulations! You look so beautiful! All the best to you and your family!

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  7. yay!!!! such perfect news!

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  8. Congratulations to you both. Welcome to the world little Rafi! Gorgeous pics. He is a real smasher. Look forward to hearing from you soon xxx

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  9. What great pictures, you look so happy

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  10. Thank you, people!

    We are so happy.. but this baby business is HARD! He is utterly adorable and we're having a wonderful time getting to know him. Now if we could just sleep a little bit :)

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  11. Ah yes, the sleep. I feel your pain! And I wish you as much sleep as you can get.

    The photo of Richard and Rafi makes me cry every time I look at it. These are wonderful.

    xo
    Jen

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