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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Introducing Adalyn Ruth!

I have to be honest, this blogging thing is not really my forte, but Jeana was nice enough to let me be in charge of this post. She did however tell me that I had to tell the WHOLE story. But for the friends and family members that have been waiting for this post...I will post pictures throughout it, so you don't have to wait till the end to see the cutest baby ever born!

So there I was on Monday afternoon getting ready to do some training with some tellers at the South Jordan branch of the credit union that I work for. Just as we were getting ready to start our training session I get a phone call. Jeana's voice on the other end says "Jonny, how good is your sense of humor?" I said it was fine and asked her why. Her response is so typical for Jeana and anyone that knows her knows this is exactly what would come out of her mouth. She said "My water just broke and I called the hospital. They told me to come in as soon as possible. So I am getting on the train and when I get to the hospital I will call you and let you know what happens!" Don't worry, I didn't make her ride the train and go to the hospital by herself. I told her to stay put and I drove to Salt Lake to pick her up. It was quite evident when I got there that her water had indeed broken. After the 45 minute drive to the hospital, it also became quite evident I would be needing to get my car detailed!

So we get to the hospital and Jeana is checked by a nurse and admitted on the spot. We move into a very nice room at the American Fork Hospital and began the tedious 13 hour labor. About an hour into the labor Jeana decided she was ready for the epidural. As you can see, that didn't help, Jeana was miserable through the whole process!
Actually, the entire process, from labor to about 45 minutes of pushing was a cake walk for Jeana. She even told me yesterday when it was all over that she actually enjoyed the entire process. She was quite the trooper and I am so proud of her for it. At about 2:25 in the morning on Tuesday the 22nd, Jeana was FINALLY dilated to a 10 and ready to push. So that's what she did. 45 minutes later, which actually flew by, this is what the world was introduced to!


I have to be honest, I was kind of taken back by what she looked like fresh out of the womb! But that didn't last long. As you will be able to tell by the next picture, a little Johnson and Johnson goes a long way!

Adalyn Ruth White weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 18 inches long. She was born at 3:10 am on July 22, 10 days before her expected arrival! She is completely healthy and we couldn't be happier.
Jeana gave us all quite a scare later that morning, but was fully recovered from that mishap by later that afternoon. She is back to her same old self and refuses to slow down. We came home from the hospital this morning and we are all doing just fine...tired, but fine nonetheless.
So now I will just give you all what you really came for...a bunch of pictures. But before I do that, I just want to thank everyone for their outpouring of love and support for all three of us over the past few days. We had a ton of visitors and received a ton of gifts and phone calls. It is truly appreciated.



12 comments:

Mel said...

Yay!! She is SO CUTE!!! I have to come visit-I will call you. Congratulations!

P.S. Sorry I couldn't come to the baby shower-I had to work. :(

Ashley and Brett said...

Your blog is darling, and jonathan.. your a lot better at this blogging thing then you think. Your sweet little Addy is the cutest thing ever! I can't wait to come see you guys again and hold her. I hope things are continuing to go well. I love you all!!

The Sheffer Home said...

hi Jeana! I just wanted to say congrats. I was online looking at friends and families blogs and came across yours (hope you dont mind). Anyway, I dont know if you remember me... Amber Olson from Lone Peak!!!Anyway, Its been a while since I've seen ya! hope all goes well with the new little one. We should keep in touch. My blog is www.theshefferhome.blogspot.com. Have a good day!

Kalteich family said...

Conrats!! She is beautiful, good thing she looks like Jeana. Just kidding Jonathan I love you. Can't wait to see her. Enjoy this time because it goes by sooo fast. Soon she will be saying things like Alexis. (Read my last blog entry)Love you both see you soon. Give her a big kiss for me.

Tash & Tim said...

Congrats, she is adorable! I'm glad to hear that you are doing well and home now. What a great experience it is having kids. Take care and we will have to come see your cute little girl soon.

The Lyons Family said...

Congratulations!! She is darling and so tiny. You forget how little they once were!!

k.m.b. said...

It's funny how you seem to forget how small they really can be! She is BEAUTIFUL!!! and i'm so glad all is well. good luck...

Pam said...

Good work you guys! She's beautiful! Thanks for the note Jeans...I'll have to come visit you soon! She's gorgeous! Congratulations!

Pam said...

By the way Jeana...you look amazing!

Angie said...

Jonathan, you did a great job telling the story! I feel like I was there! haha Congrats you guys! She is a precious baby!

Amber DeGeorge said...

Congratulations you guys! She is beautiful! I wish I could come see her! Give her lots of kisses for me!

Tara said...

Sooo beautiful! I am so glad everything went well! I would love to come see her! Call me when you feel ready. I love ya! Congrats!