Saturday, November 20, 2010

Cole Merrill Taggart

Our little boy was born on Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 4:04pm. 7 lbs 9 oz, 20 inches long. He looks exactly like Ryan ;) I have yet to see myself in him! Labor went really well...all in all it was about 8 hours long and once I got my epidural it was GREAT! Ryan was so helpful through the whole thing and loved seeing this little miracle come into our lives. Allie is IN LOVE. She is such a good big sister already and will be a great example to her little brother. We got home yesterday (Saturday) afternoon and had our first night at home. I won't lie, it was TIRING! He was up a lot, but we made it! He pretty much just eats and sleeps. Nursing is going great, these first couple weeks of nursing are never very fun but so far so good. We are slowly getting the hang of having two kids but it's crazy! Here are some pics of our first two days together...

First family photo, just a few minutes after being born this is his favorite thing to do getting ready to say hi to his visitors!

Allie waited a LONG time to be able to hold her little brother!
first morning together

Ry stayed at the hospital with us and they loved to cuddle up on his bed

Grandma was in the delivery room with us while grandpa and Allie waited anxiously outside for Cole to get here!

Big boy!!
I found this on Ry's iPhone and love it

On our way home!

Allie doesn't leave Cole out of anything
First night home...goodnight! We feel so lucky to have this sweet boy become part of our family and are so excited for all the fun times to come!


Ryan said...

Job well done mommy,you did awesome!!! Thanks so much for this bundle of joy!! It's been fun, thanks for sharing Allie with me she is the best big sister ever!!!I love all you tons :)

Kristin said...

He is so cute! You can definitely tell how much Allie loves her baby brother. Love the pics!

Betsy said...

Congrats! Cole is one lucky little boy. xoxo

Amanda said...

Congratulations!! He looks adorable. I can't wait to meet him. I hope that you guys are adjusting well. Hugs!!!

Jenny said...

Suzy, your new little guy is so adorable! And how nice that you have a "helper" in your sweet Allie :) So happy for you and Ryan -- enjoy this special time! Congratulations!

Amanda said...

He is so sweet and seems so mellow. Congrats again on such a cutie!