Friday, September 01, 2006

Elianna's Birth Story

I'm back! And I am finding motherhood to be just my style! I love it! Elianna is such a good little baby; she sleeps very well and brings so much joy to our lives. It's hard to believe she will already be three weeks old tomorrow!

The recovery after her birth took a little longer than I anticipated. I hemorrhaged a little after the birth, so it took my body some time to build that blood back up. I am so grateful for the help I received from my husband, mom, and sisters. They were amazing! I don't know what I would have done without them.

Our church family has been such a blessing as well. The women of the church have been bringing meals over to our house every other day. It's been wonderful and a big help! They also threw a baby shower for Elianna last Tuesday. She received so many adorable outfits! I love getting her dressed each morning. She is already wearing 3-6 months size and some of them are getting too small!

I found time this week to write out her birth story and wanted to share it with you. It is a clear testimony of answered prayer. Read Elianna's Birth Story. Also, here are a few photos from her birth - day, August 13, 2006:

Daddy cutting the cord!

Enjoying my little girl.

Becky Rosburg, our midwife, giving Elianna a complete examination.

Secure in Daddy's arms.


Susanna Joy said...

Congratulations Ben and Mindy! What a wonderful testament to God's unfailing strength and love! Elianna is truly a blessing from God and I can't wait to meet her. I hope you are all feeling well!

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