Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Welcome, Gemma!

Born at home on Patch O' Dirt Farm on Tuesday, July 14th (Feast of Bl. Kateri on the new calender & St. Bonaventure on the old) at about 6:10 pm. 6 lbs 13 0z, 21" long.

Baby doing fine, mama just tired, siblings excited and the whole family thanking God for entrusting us with another little soul.

15 comments:

  1. i got the chills when i read your email. i couldn't get here fast enough to see her. she is GORGEOUS!!!! and i am SO glad she is safe. you are well. and God is so GOOD!!! may He bless you all, continually, for faithfully following HIM. enjoy your baby moon!!!!
    hugs across the miles.

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  2. Hooray hooray! We have been praying and praying. She is a beauty! Hugs to all. Rest up mama - wish I lived closer to help out.

    Marilyn

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  3. I KNEW it!! I just knew I'd find that Gemma was here when I checked your blog today! I'm SOOO happy for you, Patch O' Dirt Farm Family!

    She's beautiful.

    God is good.

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  4. She's beautiful! Did you ever get to cut hair??

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  5. Oh, how wonderful! Congratulations!

    I must say I'm partial to the name - St. Gemma is my confirmation saint!

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  6. Congratulations!

    She's a beauty!

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  7. Regan: Thank you!
    Marilyn: I could feel your prayers--thanks again for everything. I only finished pick off the last of the chocolate-covered almonds a few days ago!
    O.W.:She had to wait to get to 38 weeks so as to copy all her siblings. Yesterday was the first day of her 38th week.
    Paula: No. I think Bret will taking them to the barber.
    Milehimama: I like your baby's name, too, and I'm thinking of something similar for Gemma's middle name...
    Jordana: Many thanks! Tell George that Una says hello...

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  8. Congratulions, Nadja. Gemma is absolutely beautiful!

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  9. Congratulations to you all on the birth of your beautiful baby girl!

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  10. Dear Nadja,
    Congratulations on the birth of your sweet little girl.
    She is just darling.
    Happy Baby Moon
    God Bless

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  11. What a miraculous time for you and y our family ... your definition of who you are expands and your love expands.

    God bless you all!

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  12. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!

    Praising God for you and your precious family...He's so good, isn't He?

    Happy to hear you are safely delivered and cuddling your littlest angel.

    Many blessings and prayers...and a great big welcome to little Gemma!

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  13. Congratulations! She is wonderful.

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  14. Congratulations! She's beautiful! And you look like you handled the labor beautifully!~Teresa

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  15. Congratulations, Nadja!!! I knew you would have her while I was away and not able to check in on you ;)

    May God bless your new little girl and the rest of you as well. Hopefully you can get a little rest - sending up prayers for you all.

    YAY!! :)

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