March 11, 2011
Thoughts and feelings after the birth of Amelia (Ianto's little sister)
Well, she's born... Little Amelia Tenielle Margaret Reid!
Whilst I could see Tenielle was physically exhausted after her body's reaction to the gels, improper communication from the hospital to us, and not to mention giving birth to a 3.39kg baby... I felt like I had been the one in labour!
In under 5 minutes of her being born I started literally feeling dizzy with happiness and excitement! I could barely stand because my legs felt funny, but I was too hyped up to sit down! Every now and then a few tears escaped, mainly due to everything that's happened and now this? First we lose Ianto, and now... We are blessed with a gorgeous little princess!
There were lots of photos taken both by me and a friend who was acting as Doula, along with video!
Even now, sitting at work doing my last few shifts before I'm on annual leave to spend time bonding with my family, MY family! That concept itself is weird! Tenielle and I have begun our own family! What better reason could there be for taking time off work? But to spend time with your newborn child!