Houston {The Birth Story}

Hi friends! It’s currently 5am on the 18th of May and I’m writing this while cuddling my SON at the hospital. I figure what better time to write out his birth story while it is all fresh.

If you have been reading my bump dates you might remember that towards the end I was really wondering if I was going to make it my scheduled date. The last week and a half of the pregnancy I was getting pretty regular contractions and feeling like the baby had dropped lower and lower. I would time them and at times they were as close as 6 minutes apart, but weren’t increasing in intensity and would eventually stop. Since I never went into labor with Leighton I wasn’t sure what to expect though, so I tried to really keep an eye on them.

My mom got into Brisbane on Monday morning, and Leighton and I were so excited to see her. We spent the next three days running last minute errands, getting flu shots and spoiling Leighton before she became a big sister. All the while I was feeling progressively more uncomfortable.

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Leighton’s Newborn Photos

We finally got our newborn pictures in and I can not wait to share them! We took them when Leighton was only 2 weeks old and I feel like she is already so much bigger.

Natasha from Dawn Photography was amazing and a legit baby whisperer. Leighton was stubborn and wanted to be awake for most of her photoshoot but luckily fell asleep for the last ten minutes and we were able to get all of those adorable sleeping shots.

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