Thursday, August 21, 2014

~Our baby girl IS HERE!!!!~

 ~THANK YOU for your prayers...They worked!!!~
During Comargo camp last week I let myself "cheat" a little in what I ate  (a treat here, a treat there) because I knew that baby was due to be born this week, and I've EATEN VERY C.A.R.E.F.U.L.L.Y. for these 9 months so deserved some yummy goodies near the end.  =D
All in all I only gained around 6 to 7 lbs. with this pregnancy. =)
Wednesday, Aug. 20th, dawned with lots of rain.
I had been pretty sick to my stomach most of the night, so didn't get much sleep at all.  I felt exhausted and knew that it would have to be GOD if I could make it through my BUSY day of delivering a baby!
~Here we are leaving for the hospital.~
 ~We got there at 9:00 A.M.
Because YOU PRAYED...
~This was my easiest delivery ever!!
~They induced me at 11:45.
~Broke my water at 3:24
~I got my epidural at 4:30
~And she was born at 5:35!!!
 ~Abigail Elizabeth weighed in at 7 lbs. 11 oz.  19 3/4" long.  Head full of dark hair.~
~Here she is with Gramp and Gram.  I was so glad that they could be with us for this special day!!!!!~
 ~Daddy, Mommy, and Abigail~
 ~And 7...became 8!~
 ~Our family with Gramp and Gram.~
 ~Abigail is sooooo SWEET and...
 SO LOVED!!!!~

 ~THANK YOU TONS FOR PRAYING!!!!~

26 comments:

RicKaren said...

Eeek! I was so excited to see this! So very happy for you! Abigail is just beautiful and I am so thankful that all went well! Now, get some rest momma!

Rob and Deanna said...

Adorable, can't wait to meet her !!

lila said...

Oh Heather, I checked your blog a hundred times yesterday hoping you had Laura posting for you!!! I tried to call several numbers and couldn't get anyone. I just had to find out about you and baby so called your dear dad toady. So thankful you and baby are doing great!!! She is adorable of course. Much love and continued prayers

Kimberly said...

Congratulations!! She is beautiful....love the name!

Beth Albertson said...

So excited to meet her! Congratulations to you all! Thank the LORD for His gracious gift and help!

Sherry L Dickinson said...

I am so relieved that this was your easiest delivery. Even then, I see that your sleepless night and the strain of delivery took some toll on you physically. How blessed you are to have this one day to kind of recuperate before you go home to all of your responsibilities. It was such fun to hear Abigail Elizabeth's name. I had been wanting so badly to hear the pretty name you would choose for your sixth baby. I am not disappointed in your choice; her name is so completely unique to her little self. Smile. I give praise to Jesus that this birth has gone well. I trust that Jesus will give strength to each of you as you work with this new little responsibility and as you adjust to another member in your family. Abigail's little fat cheeks are so sweet. Both Grandpa and I said that we wish we could kiss those soft cheeks. Maybe someday.... With much love and gratitude that you are such a good mama to each of your children, Mom and Dad D
PS - We are happy with our Phillip, too. We are pleased with his firmness that is thickly frosted over with love and gentleness towards his little family flock. Mom D

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Bryanna Shirk said...

She is absolutely totally gorgeous!! SOO thankful that all went well! Wish we could come see her!! ;) Love you lots!

Kim M. said...

CONGRATULATIONS! She is beautiful!

Liz said...

Beautiful! What a treasure you have there… So glad to hear this good news!!!

Anonymous said...

So happy for you all! Thank the Lord all is well!
Love, Janette

Anonymous said...

Was wandering thru fb and came across your blog. Every once in a while, you and Phil come to mind and i breathe a prayer. What a beautiful family you have and what a wonderful ministry you all have been entrusted with. God richly bless, each and every one of you as you continue in His Service. Dee (Hoerner) Winkler

Tricia G. said...

Congratulations!!! She is beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Oh Heather,
Thank the Good Lord for
answered prayers. I have
followed your blog for sometime
now and fallen in love with you
and your sweet family. I had been
checking often to see if there
was news of your precious little
angel being born. CONGRATULATIONS
SHE IS GORGEOUS !!! You look
AMAZING also to have just given
birth. I can't wait to see all
the pics that I know will be
coming. Take care and God bless
you and all of your precious
kids and husband. You are blessed !!!!

Janie said...

She is perfect! Congrats!

Ellen Dickinson said...

Awwww, she's beautiful, just like her sisters and brothers. Congratulations on the easier delivery! Love you all, her grand-Aunt Ellen

(P.S. I added Abigail to the family tree, and realized I don't have Noah's middle name and in my old age I don't remember it...will you give me that information, please?)

Karen Walden said...

I too had been checking your blog frequently on Wednesday evening for updates! :). So glad she is here and perfect! Sounds like everything was smooth sailing for you. Congrats on a beautiful baby girl.

Nicki said...

Congratulations. So happy everything went well.

Doug and Kim Hoffman said...

Yeah! I'm so happy to hear she's here! I was praying for you Wed and wondering how it was going. She is soooo adorable and can't wait to meet her next time we get together. :-) Hope you rest and recover quickly. Love ya! -Kim

The Arender's said...

Dear Heather,
I am so very happy for you all! What a sweet little blessing. She is beautiful and I love the name you gave her. We are very partial to "A" names :). Hope you have a swift recovery and lots of help! Love you!
Adrian

Abigail Kuhn said...

She is adorable!!! Congratulations! I kept checking the blog waiting for news of her arrival! I love her name as well! Abigail is mine and we were going to name our Elyssa, Elizabeth up until 2 weeks before they were born and both of us felt like Elizabeth just didn't fit for her! :) I have loved the name Elizabeth since I was in my early teens and still hope we have the chance to use it one day! :) CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Dearest Heather,
Congratulation! I was so happy when I saw your post!!!! She is adorable! And I was Sooooo happy to see that you have an Abigail, too! Abigails are such a JOY to have around! So glad everything went sooooo well! Praise The Lord! I loved all the pictures, too! Love and Prayers, Hannah Klunder

Dorcas said...

I was so excited to see your blog post of your precious baby girl. I have tried to pray for you & baby everyday since you said you were expecting! Thank God for a quicker and easy delivery. I love her little round face!! What a doll!!

Mary Wilson said...

Congratulations on your new baby girl! She is absolutely adorable!
Mary Wilson

Anonymous said...

I'm so so happy for y'all! She is beautiful! Can't wait to meet her.

Love, Christa

shania wiseman said...

Dear Mrs. Heather & family,
Congratulations!!! I'm glad that baby is here safely, and that your doing good. =)
she is adorable!! I love her name as well.
hope all is going well!

love&prayers
~shania wiseman

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