Thursday, April 23, 2009

Our Angel has Arrived!

Keira Brooklyn Murphy






Born: April 19th, 2009
Time: 5:16 PM
Weight: 10 lbs. 1 oz.
Inches: 20 1/4

So there I sat with swollen huge feet & ankles on Saturday night and of course there was no darn way to get comfortable period! I had a couple contractions, but not close enough to labor. My OB had us scheduled to be induced on my actual due date Monday night April 20th ~unless~ I went into labor before hand. My hospital bag was pretty much set. And I was definitely ready to see my sweet lil' girl. So I went to sleep and around 12:15 AM Sunday mornin', I awoke to feeling a gush of water... I was so confused... bladder issues? or uh... did my water just break?! I yelled for my husband who was still awake studying and he wasn't sure either, of course! lol! Well, we knew it was pretty obvious my water did break! I had to sit on a stack of towels on the way to the hospital ~how fun!~ lol! and lo and behold here is our angel! And yes, I am still in shock how big she weighed! it took me forever to even look pregnant and I thought I was safe having a girl, thinking she'd be born small like I was. But nope, the Murphy genes are all her, Taylor was a 9 pound baby, his brother was a 10 pounder, AND his dad was whoppin' 12 pound baby! But she is so well proportioned and doesn't even have really any "baby fat" & she still looks small to me, especially in her daddy's arms! ~lol~ Keira is the most precious mellow baby ever! She has her dad's big luscious pouty lips (eat your heart out botox-ers!) and her eyes look like a deep blue, but still unsure. But her head shape and cheeks look just like mine did as a baby. Her nose is a Sher-Taylor combo, sooo cute! Anyhow, we are both doing great. I'm so very grateful to the Lord that she was born very healthy & to have her part of our family. I've looked forward to motherhood so much. Everything I went through during & after was worth it. We are so in love with her!

18 comments:

The Loveridge Family said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! She is adorable!!!

Mandi Lou said...

OMG! I had no idea you already had her! CONGRATULATIONS! She is so precious! Can't wait to meet her!

Kim said...

Congratulations! I am so happy for you. And great job on the name...I think it is beautiful, it fits her perfectly.

Britton & Jamie said...

Congratulations!!! She is adorable, and I'm glad to hear your doing good!!!

Natalie said...

I was beginning to wonder!!! I'm so glad she's here! I can't wait to come see her and hear the labor day story! :) CONGRATULATIONS!! Hope your recovery is swift!

Crystal said...

Congratulations! She's beautiful! Tyler was almost 10 pounds, I feel your pain! LOL! Enjoy her they grow so fast! Congrats again!

Christine said...

Good job mama, she's so perfect. And she is a great snuggler too, so perfectly fits right there in your arms =)

The Payne family said...

You have a baby! That is so exciting. I'm so happy for you. Definitely keep us posted on motherhoord!

The Denny Family said...

10 pounds, you are a CHAMP! She's so pretty - congrats!

Trina Hautala said...

She is just beautiful!!! Congratulations!!

Teri said...

chubba chubba baby!!! Love those cheeks!! she is super adorable! congrats!!

Julie said...

Congratulations! She's beautiful! I was hoping that you she would come on the 20th, so that she could share b-days with me and great grandma millet. But I'm glad everything went smoothly and everyone is doing well.

Natalie said...

Congratulations! She is beautiful! Glad that everything went well. Welcome to the best time of your life little mama!!!

Amie said...

congrats, she's gorgeous! I love the wings!

the Varley Family said...

Congratulations! I'm so so excited for you guys! She is beautiful and I can't WAIT to meet her!

Three Bresees (soon to be four) said...

Sher! Hey, it's Stephanie Bresee (Presson). I can't believe I found your blog. It's so great to see that you're doing well! Your daughter is beautiful!

If you have a chance, email me at threebresees@gmail.com. I want to send you an invite to access our blog.

Take care and I'll talk to you soon :)

heather said...

look at those scrumptious cheeks!!! I bet she is so yummy to love on! I love the look on taylor's face in the second pic. the proud daddy. Your first baby 10 lbs!!! You may just have a 12 pounder in the future! I couldn't be happier for you both. Nothing better than a healthy new baby. congratulations!!!

Sher said...

Hey Heather, I need access into your blog :)