17 September 2012

1 Week Postpartum

40w 
I can't believe my baby BOY is a week old today.  And what a week it has been.

There is so much that I want to blog about.  So much.

I want to tell you about labor and delivery.  I want to tell you about the moment I found out I had another son.  I want to tell you about life with 3 kiddos {and how my newborn is 2438389347839 times better than my two toddlers.}  I want to tell you about my recovery, my birth story, how amazing it was to share this experience with my little sister, who delivered her healthy baby girl just an hour before I delivered Reid.

I want to tell you about the fact that my good friend, Steph, was there in the delivery room as our birth photographer {and I can't wait to share those pictures with you!}

But mostly? I just wish I had time to tell you about all this stuff.  This is literally the first time I've opened my Mac Book in days. Oh, but don't worry... I've seen every Facebook update and picture on Instagram since I delivered Reid a week ago.  I often get bored because I wonder why no one has updated in the last two hours since I was on... the iPhone is the only thing I can do while I'm nursing Mr. Man, so I see everything. ;)

Now, this short little post may or may not have taken me 5 hours to write, but I'm glad I got a chance to check in with you guys. Even if all I got a chance to write about was telling you everything I plan to write about.  Ahem.

Yesterday was my due date with Reid.  I made a little side by side of my very last belly picture with him {the night before his birthday} and then our picture from yesterday, on his due date.
39w & 40w

What a difference a week makes, huh?  It just amazes me that he could even fit in there.

Overall, we're doing awesome.  I feel good, I really do.  Carter and Brynn adore Reid and they're really helping us take good care of him.  It's the sweetest.  We also have our newborn pictures this weekend and I can't wait for those as well.

And can I just say that I absolutely love that we can call him by his name.  We haven't been able to do that this entire pregnancy and now we can.  We can call him Reid.  I love it. :)

I promise I will try to hit a few of the topics above this week.  Promise.

Or I'll at least try to write about one of them... I don't want to see the bar too high for myself... I do have THREE kids now, after all.

28 comments:

Denise said...

You look fabulous!! And I agree, our 6 week old is way better behaved than our 2 other children as well! :-)

Ashley Paige said...

I LOVE THIS POST! And you look freaking AMAZING, Mama! Oh my word- he is so tiny and precious and I just want to squeeze him!! I agree with the newborn thing- Mac was SO MUCH BETTER than the toddler. So much less whiny. and needy and demanding ;) XO!

Heather said...

Love it! Mr. Reid is soooo adorable! I can't wait to see more pictures of him! Congrats Momma!

Amber and Scott said...

SO MUCH LOVE!!!

Phase Three of Life said...

I just love that side-by-side comparison. So happy for you!

Stephanie said...

Can I just tell you that 1) I want to eat Reid. Seriously he is the cutest thing ever and 2) look at how skinny you are. Amazing! Congratulations!

Tilly said...

Ah! He is seriously cute :) congrats, mama!

Sarah [NurseLovesFarmer.com] said...

So so so happy for you! Can't wait to hear more news, the birth pics that I've seen so far are AMAZING!

Jennifer @ Pushing the Lemons said...

You look amazing! And your little man is so adorable. I know how proud (and tired) you must be. :) Congrats!

THE mom said...

Jenni in one week u look amazing!!!Sweet Reid!!!

Stephanie Houghton said...

Congrats & you look absolutely amazing. I can't wait to hear about your life with 3 children. We too will soon have 3 children so I can't wait to hear how others adjust because lets face it I'm nervous.

amy@agoodlife said...

i had to laugh about the iphone thing... it's so true! when i'm up nursing at 4am i'm often so disappointed to see that no one's posted since i was last up nursing at 1am! lol, what did people do at these times before iphones... bond with their babies? bah!

Molly said...

I'm so glad REID is finally here with you :)

Madonna said...

You look fantastic for one week post partum! Congrats again to you on Baby Reid. He is precious. And I hear ya on the FB statuses... I am due in two weeks and know FB will be one of my sources of entertainment.

Steph said...

I can't wait to squeeze that baby again on Sunday!

McFisch said...

Love the pictures! Reid is just adorable and you look so pretty and happy :)

Lisa said...

Congrats, momma! You look fantastic!! Can't wait to hear your updates...whenever you get around to them :)

little said...

such a handsome little man! congrats!

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Jill said...

Oh what a sweet boy. And, you look awesome!

Amy said...

You look great Jenni. Reid is just adorable!! Love the side by side pic. Congrats on your 3 kiddos!

kk @ the mom diggity said...

You are looking FAB! Excited to see all the pictures and hear all the details!!!!! But for now, you enjoy that baby and take your time :)

Lisa.Covino said...

You look amazing! Congrats on your new little one.

alicia said...

So happy for you! You both look adorable.

Kristi, Live and Love...Out Loud said...

You look amazing and Reid is perfect!

Sarah Halstead said...

Cute!!! You look awesome!!

Annmarie Pipa said...

congrats congrats congrats. you look fabulous!!!

Laura said...

You look GREAT! I can't wait to have a squishy newborn in the spring again. :)

Fresh Mommy said...

Wow, you're both just gorgeous... that teeny little guy and you as a glowing mama! :) Love the side-by-side. And take your time enjoying your baby, they grow too quickly!

~Tabitha

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