Thursday, July 30, 2009

Thank Heaven for Little Girls!

Thank Heaven for Little Girls!

This is Brynlie on Friday--just a few hours old.

Girls are so sweet—by the way, this is my third granddaughter who just arrived this last Friday. Let’s see, that makes her six days old today. She’s a cutie!

Brynlie with grandpa.

I marvel at the wonders of modern medicine—and wish that level of expertise was available when I was having children. Other than my first, I think ten days after my due date was the soonest I ever delivered.

Apparently like me, my daughter gets close to her due date, and is still not ready to deliver. The doctors schedule her right away for inducing. Then when she arrives, they (the medical staff) do a cervical thinning which starts her labor without meds.

Brynlie with her big sister, Lillie.
It’s a good thing she didn’t have her babies 25 years ago! This little darling, Brynlie, weighed 8 pounds and 15 ounces and was 21 and ½ inches tall. Imagine what she would have weighed in two weeks!
Not wanting to leave out any of my cute little granddaughters, this is Brynlie's cousin, Olivia, who is just learning to crawl and is trying to get some teeth.


Valerie Ipson said...

Congrats, Grandma! I'll be back to read your review of Joyce's book later...

Tamara Hart Heiner said...

oh! a little girl!!! how sweet!

I've got two boys...I sure want one of those!