I feel like I have been waiting for this baby forever! For the past 3+ years we have been trying to have our 5th child. I have had 2 horrible miscarriages that resulted in D&C surgeries, postpartum depression and underwent a series of blood work and fertility treatment to try and conceive our new coming sweet baby boy. After all of that I ended up getting hurt at work and had to undergo a major elbow surgery, supposedly making it nearly impossible for us to try and conceive. Well God had other plans and without the use of any of the treatments or even trying, we conceived a special miracle rainbow baby.
After going through all of the struggles of the past 3 years I am beyond excited to welcome our new bundle into this world. This is baby #5 and from previous experiences with my older kiddos I know there are a few special moments I am going to cherish and love so much with this new baby. There are a few special firsts I am just so excited to share with my little guy and my family.
- Holding and nursing my newborn baby to my bare chest as soon as he is born!
- Giving him his first bath and wrapping him up in a sweet bundle.
- Introducing him to my older 4 kiddos.
Nursing is something I have truly loved and enjoyed with each and every one of my babies. It is very uncomfortable (in reality downright painful) in the beginning, but totally worth it! I love those special moments with just me and my baby while feeding. There is really nothing more special! I have nursed all of my previous 4 kiddos for 12-22 months and plan on nursing our newest addition as long as he will nurse!
Giving my babies their first baths has always been something I have cherished as well. It is an event that I have found to be very special for everyone in the family to participate in. My husband and kids can all participate in the babies first baths and enjoy watching his reactions, cleaning him up and the best part wrapping him up like a burrito in a soft hooded towel. I just received these amazingly soft and beautiful hooded towels by Just Born. They are a part of their Sparkle collections, and let me tell you they are definitely going to make my sweet baby sparkle!
Lastly, I am so excited for those first moments I get to introduce my older kids to their new baby brother. I cannot wait to take 100’s of pictures and share them with all of my friends and family (and you all of course). I hope that those first moments with their new baby brother will be special memories that they will never forget and will cherish forever.