Monday, April 06, 2009

Baby Dois is Here!

Baby Dois, henceforth to be known as Stephen Thomas Campbell, arrived at about 9:15 this morning. He weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and was 20 3/4 inches long. He is healthy and perfect and already nursing like a champ.

In comparison to my labor with Alex, which went on for almost 3 days, this one was a piece of cake! In fact, we barely made it to the hospital in time. They were just getting us settled in our room, and they told me to go change into a gown in the bathroom. I sat down to use the toilet, and all of a sudden, I realized I was pushing. I yelled out, "I'm pushing!" Rusty and two L&D nurses managed to get me to the bed, and Stephen was born with the very next contraction, before the doctor on duty even had a chance to get there. No time for a labor check, IV, nothing. I'm just glad we left the house when we did, or he would have been born in the car!

Pictures will follow soon. Thanks to everyone who prayed for a short and easy delivery for me -- I'd say God really answered your prayers!


  1. I love it! Between you and Charity, there are some awesome stories!

  2. So excited for you guys! I can't wait to see that "little" guy!

  3. Congratulations Rusty & Laura! Glad you had a safe delivery...looking forward to seeing pictures!

  4. I think God definitely answers prayers!!! I'm so excited for you guys and can't wait to meet him and see you all in a month... just wish I could be there now!

  5. Wow! That is amazing!! I am so glad that you guys were able to get there in time!!!!