Friday, December 25, 2009

All I want for Christmas...

Our little girl finally came to Joel and I on December 24th 2009. I was at home on December 23rd and lost my water around 12:00 noon. I called Joel and asked him to come home from work and we headed for my doctors office to confirm that my water had infact broken. Once there they said that it had and sent us to the hospital. After 21 hours of labor, we were blessed with a beautiful little girl at 2:02 PM on Christmas Eve Day. We named her Ava Claire Anderson. She weighed 7 lbs 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Joel and I both have just fallen in love with her, and could not ask for a better Christmas present this year.

Here are a few pictures of our favorite little girl.

(Jen and Ava right after birth)
(Precious Ava)

(Ava getting her first bath)
(Proud Papa Joel with his baby girl)

(Ava with the Christmas hat the hospital gave her)
(Our Family)

13 comments:

Kimberly said...

Jen! She is so cute, she looks just like you!! We are so happy for you guys. Can't wait to meet her

Teri said...

Congratulations on your new baby girl.. we had dinner at Stephs tonight and she told me about the baby. She is so cute and I love the name you chose for her! Have lots of fun with your new daughter.

Elyse said...

Congrats you guys! What a beautiful little girl!

Kara said...

Congratulations! That is so fun! Hope you are feeling good!! She is beautiful :)

Stacy Pincock said...

Congratulations Jen and Joel. Little Ava is so cute. I can't wait to meet her. Hope you are doing well Jen! Call me if you need anything!

Valeri Crockett said...

Congratulations guys, she is beautiful! I'm so happy for you!!!

Kaylene Whitten said...

Jen and Joel- I've been checking your blog anxiously and often for the big day. What a beautiful little girl. Congrats!!! I'm glad everything is going well. I miss my great friends from Spokane!

Bev said...

What a perfect little angel. I cannot wait to meet her. Congratulations Jen and Joel. Welcome to the wonderful life of parenthood! I can't think of two more deserving people then you to raise this precious little spirit!! Love you!!

Brenda said...

I am so excited for you and Joel. Congratulations! What a sweet and precious little one. She is beautiful. I can't wait to meet her. Hope that you are doing well Jen. Congrats again.

Rachel said...

She looks so cute! I can't wait to meet her.

The Black's said...

oh Jen she is perfect in every way...i love the one of her in her Christmas hat....she is sooo cute! I am so happy she is here safe and sound and all is well. Cannot wait to meet her in person....she is precious! love you guys!

Michelle Caird said...

I am so happy for you both. What a beautiful blessed Christmas gift. She is darling and I can hardly wait for more pictures!

tatum said...

wow...what a doll.....congratulations guys! i have to admit that these cute pictures reminded me of when ethan was born and i got all melancholy and started to cry.....babies really are blessings.....