Today was a very special (and unexpected!) day for Catherine and I. Our close friends, Anne and Caleb McCain, welcomed their newest daughter Madeline Elizabeth McCain in to the world today. The unexpected part was that she was not supposed to be here until Wednesday. We all were told that Wednesday was the day that Anne would be induced, if she had not started to have Madeline before then. However, the hospital called this morning and said they were checking to see where Anne was because they were supposed to be at the hospital but they had not arrived yet. Turns out a little scheduling mess up happened, but we all were excited that the newest addition to the family was coming a few days early.
Since Catherine and I are on deck to have the next “chitlin” around these parts, we were asking a lot of questions while we were waiting on Madeline’s arrival. What made it great was that this was a super easy delivery. No complications, no screaming, no paternity test (Ha! I couldn’t resist!), it was easy! The doctor showed up and said that it was time to start pushing and within 30 minutes, we heard Madeline crying from the other side of the door.
I am sure that you will be seeing much more of this little princess on the blog in the upcoming days, but for now here are some of the pictures from her first hours of life.
I knew things were getting serious when the “contraction tracker” was going off the charts!
The cutest and tiniest little Pampers I have ever seen.
Anne and Caleb had their outfit all ready to go for when they took little Madeline home.
During the actual birth, Catherine, myself, and Caleb’s mom, Kim, were sitting out in the hallway. Catherine and I were playing Tiny Wings, but you could not keep this anxious Grandma away from that door! She was listening to every step of the way and reporting to us. I love this picture!
Anne is a great mom! She looked great right after having Madeline and was ready for some food! We went on a food run to Chili’s not soon after this
I have a fun little video to show too, but I am having a few troubles getting it just right. So I will save that for tomorrow
Good night and thanks for stopping by!