Archive for June 19th, 2008

welcome sparky!

ladies and gentlemen, meet sparky, aka baby jude:

introducing baby jude.

i am utterly wrecked with exhaustion at the moment, so here are the raw details, with stories to follow:

judith marguerite was born AT HOME on 18 june 2008 at 11:09 pm. she is our full moon, almost-juneteenth baby. she came very quickly after the midwives arrived around 6 pm. also, she decided that she’d not like to take her hand away from her face as she was born…with a 14″ head. consequently, one of her mothers has many stitches in her suzy.


8 lbs 6 oz
22″ long (!)

she’s got a powerful latch and we’re finding our way slowly…

more later…

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