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Saturday, August 11, 2007

He's Here!

James John-David Allen was born at 6:44 p.m., August 11th. He weighed 7lbs 15 oz and was 20 1/2 inches long - After two long days of having contractions at home we went to the hospital around 11 a.m. on Saturday to find out if we were progressing at all. I was having contractions about every 4 minutes and was going to be really upset if they sent me home again - When the nurse checked me I was in full labor and 4 cm dilated! I cried I was so happy! Soon after I got an epidural and we were on our way. Less than 8 hours later he was born!
Here are his first pics:
James and mommy!

James and Daddy!

The Allen's





He has really long toes!!

James meeting Grandpa Allen for the first time

James and Aunt Anne-Michelle

James and Grandma

Snug as a Bug!

Our dear friends Chris and Jenni had thier baby on Thursday - Cooper Vaughn Goodson - Here we all are - James' first buddy!

4 comments:

stephanie said...

so precious! congratulations to your sweet family! please let us know if there is anything you need...

blessings,
allen, stephanie, avery and addison drew

Tracie said...

How exciting. So amazingly happy for y'all.

Emily said...

Thank you so much for calling and sharing your great news with us! We actually drove through Birmingham last night and thought of you. I wish we could have stopped, but we were already so behind on getting home from TN. God bless you, Jeremy and Michelle, and your preciouse baby boy! He looks so adorable in the pictures. My prayer for you is that you will cherish this very special time in your lives and marvel in the greatness of God. I think when you have a baby, you get a little glimpse of God's love for us. We love you all!
Emily, Mike, Katelyn, Sydney & Chloe Burgess

Ann said...

Emily just sent me this info. Congratulations! We're so happy and excited for you as you begin this most precious (and sometimes scary) journey of parenting! And how fun that you have such good friends to share it with! Love, Ann & Joel