Tuesday 13 January 2009

Proud to Introduce...

Our sweet prince, Vaughn Michael, was born on Friday, January 9th at 6:45 am, weighing in at a whopping 7 lbs, 3 oz, and measuring a massive 20 inches!

(preliminary results from the Baby Pool show that Noel won by a very eerily accurate series of guesses...)

So, yep, 32 hours of labour, 5 of them "active". No epidural, and don't tell me that morphine does anything, because it doesn't.

But I don't really want to talk about that. Kaff.

But little Vaughn is doing great! He has an amazingly fluffy and full head of dark hair, beautiful blue eyes, and a sweet demeanor (during daylight hours). I'm on the road to recovery, and here are some pics, since we have to show off our Very Handsome Son to the world!

Thanks for everyone's best wishes - I'll try to keep this site updated with not only what Vaughn is up to, but also what is new in our lives, non-baby-related.

Ha ha! Just kidding! Our lives are over! ;D

Sleeping like, well, a baby.

Channelling the Statue of Liberty

Mom and little dude leaving the hospital.

Our Handsome Man.

Vaughn and Proud Daddy.


Garrett Family said...

Oh my gosh! Congratulations! He is absolutely gorgeous!!! I am so happy that everything went smoothly and that you seem to be doing really well. I can't wait to hear and see more! Congrats you guys!

Anonymous said...

Karen and Chris,

He's absolutely gorgeous, super duper congratulations! I'm so happy for you and so glad it's all gone well and everyone's healthy and happy.

Much love,

Anonymous said...

He is so cute I can't believe it! Looks like he and his Dad have the same hair!
Beautiful baby - can't wait to meet him!

Anonymous said...

What a cutie! Congrats to the happy family! Love to you all.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Karen and Chris, he's a fine looking boy indeed! All the best from Cathy and I. Let the grandparent bragging being :)

Anonymous said...

Just got back and Vaughn is here! He is gorgeus! You go girl!

Many hugs and much love,
P.s. Told you it was a boy! My record remains untarnished!!!

Anonymous said...

Nice photos of Vaughn, but where's the "after" shot of your abs?
- T.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Karen & Chris!! Vaughn is absolutely adorable, he has such a sweet little face, and I love the faux hawk :) Very rockin.

Keep the updates coming!!

Big hugs

Anonymous said...

Great pics!!! Congratulations!

Tina and Phil

Tamara said...

Congratulations to you and Chris!


Woody said...

Seriously, that is one good looking baby...are you sure he's yours? All kidding aside, he is a super cute baby! Congrats guys...and Karen I am so proud of you for sticking through it sans epidural. You are woman, hear you ROARRRRRRRRRRR!

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