No pics yet, we're still at the hospital.
Born January 2nd, 2012 at 4:13 PM
7lbs, 12oz. 19 and a half inches.
Via surprise vaginal explosion!
Ulysses Almon Ourlastname decided that January 2nd would be a lovely day to be born, despite my pleas to the contrary. After a few hours of what I thought was either false or just early labor (contractions lasting only a little while, but 10-12 minutes apart) he came tearing out of me in a couple of minutes flat in our bathroom! Husband faked being calm long enough to tie off the cord and the paramedics had to wait to take us to the hospital because Uly got a good latch going while we waited for them!
Accidental home birth with virtually no segway from early labor to birth. Husband had only been home from work for about 10 minutes! He was rummaging around on the shelves for our hypnobirthing cd's to take with us to the hospital later that night (so we thought!). My water hadn't broken, there was no spotting, nothing. Boom. All at once, Baby Bungee! I didn't expect to not make it to the hospital on time while living 1.3 miles away from it! I barely made it into the bathroom!
He's doing well, I'm doing fine. I have a very minor tear. We've consulted with a Pediatric Neurosurgeon because his soft spots are a little small, and my Husband was born with his fused. Decided against a CT Scan, will monitor over the next several weeks. I still haven't really gotten any sleep, but I thought I'd chime in quickly while I'm online emailing family. Big brother isn't paying him much attention yet unless a stranger (nurse) comes to check his vitals, then he's very protective.