Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Early arrival.

A baby boy.
Four hours labour.
Father already bonding with baby as he phones us. I could hear the baby noises and he said he was holding him as he rang.
I don't know the weight.
He has some hair.
No name yet and my suggestion that he be called "homeless" did not go down well.
He asked that I don't see the baby yet because I'm sick.  
Two hours and he's a concerned parent. There's light at the end of the tunnel.

7 comments:

Kath Lockett said...

Yes there is. Congratulations to them and to you for all you've put up with!

Marshall Stacks said...

dear great Great-Aunt, stay sick, for a long time (cough cough). Babies all look the same. Don't let them near you.

River said...

Four hours labour. That's my kind of birth. Perhaps this really will be a turning point for the nephew.
@ Marshall Stacks, all babies do NOT look the same.
PS "Homeless" would be a terrible name! He'd be much better off with Joe or Jeff or Steve or David....Sam, Alex.....

JahTeh said...

Kath, I still have no details about weight or name but he does have reddish hair which will probably fall out. I haven't even seen a phone photo.

Stacks, I feel like death and I recommend Werther's originals for soothing a glass encrusted throat. I've never been interested in babies, I like them when they talk.

River, as far as I know he's still "nameless". I thought all babies looked alike for about a month but then I try not to look at any.
Apparently the four hours was not easy and she needed stitches at least I think she did. I'm not getting much information here.

The Elephant's Child said...

I do hope you get better soon. I don't do small babies very well, much better later.
I am a great aunt. Wasn't a good aunt and am now a great aunt. And, which scares me mightily my oldest great niece is of voting age.

Middle Child said...

Love Marshall Stacks comment... or they could call him "Sue" How do you Do?

JahTeh said...

EC, I just realised that he'll be 40 at the end of next month. My sister and I both married and had boys when we were very young.

MC, he now has a name, Cain and he's only 43 centimetres long which is why he looks so tiny in his father's hands. I'm waiting for the photos still.