Friday, December 30, 2011

Drumroll Please!!

Under dimmed florescent lights, we blogged, read, text, chugged water, served cookies to the nurses, napped restlessly and cheered Tini on.


Hours in a hospital. Sometimes it was boring.  Sometimes alarming.  The staff at Washington Hospital Center showed nothing but compassion, patience and a fierce devotion to their mothers and babies to be.


Tini labored impressively but by 8:00AM a C-Section was agreed upon.

At 9:42, cord wrapped twice around his neck and head facing upward, Emil was delivered.




Welcome little elf.

xo Your Aunties

26 comments:

  1. Oh he is beautiful and thank goodness they went with the C-section! Congratulations to the lovely parents and the very proud Aunties and to Emil...welcome to your life. xxx

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  2. What a great way to end and start a new year...with an elf....Get some sleep Aunties..

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  3. AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

    Congratulations!

    Wonderful.

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  4. Phew, thank goodness that's over.

    And what a result! Lucky you, to be an auntie to such a cutie!

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  5. So wonderful, so exciting - tears here! Congrats to the proud parents and aunties and welcome to Emil! Huge hugs all around! xo

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  6. What a beautiful little guy! Aunts are the greatest, both being them and having them. Congratulations to everyone.

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  7. He is a sweetheart with a great name, and so very lucky to have his aunties!

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  8. Welcome to the world, sweet Emil!!

    I love baby toes!

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  9. What a bundle of sweetness, welcome Emil! xo

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  10. Oh the best! When my closest friend had her baby we all crowded in the waiting room, slept on the couches and altogether refused to leave until mom and baby were united. The best of the best moments. Congrats Aunties!!

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  11. Emil is a lucky little man to have been born with so much love waiting to embrace him. I am so happy for you. Please spoil him.

    Helen xxx

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  12. Nothing like a new life in a new year- beautiful!

    I love little feet, perfect for big kisses x

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  13. Congratulations to all concerned! I have tears in my eyes after seeing those tiny feet.

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  14. Congratulations, congratulations to Baby, Mother, and Aunties!!
    Camille

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  15. Congratulations...he is so beautiful! Can't stop looking at those tiny feet!
    Happy New Year!
    xo
    annie

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  16. A little boy, how wonderful. He is gorgeous! Happy New Year to you and your family and many congratulations to your sister! I have so enjoyed visiting your blog over this past year and am excited about the coming one. With love, Linda x

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  17. Congratulations Aunty Jane and Aunty GG. Speedy recovery to Mammy after her C section. If Emil was born on the 30th December 2011 then we share the same birthday expect there are "exactly" 40 years apart from himself and myself!! Happy New Year.Sinead xx

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  18. Congratulations< he's beautiful and has the prettiest feet. Hope his Mommy is resting, sounds like she had a long haul.

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  19. What a wonderful way to start the new year...he's beautiful. Hope everyone is doing well!!

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  20. The best beginning to the end of the holidays! many congratulations to Mom and Dad, aunties Jane and GG and to the Hai! Hugs and kisses and sleeeeeep for all.

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  21. My congratulations to all, as well, and I groan in solidarity with Tini. About 21 years and two months ago my son came into the world in much the same way—a whole lot of pitocin followed by a caesarian. He turned out to be a very easy baby, despite the hard time he gave me at the outset! Best wishes to Tini and Nirmal and little Emil and his aunties!

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  22. That little foot...I've got a lump in my throat and tears in my eyes...I'm bloody hopeless!! Congratulation Aunty Jane...what a wonderful new year present! Robx

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