Thursday, 20 March 2014

A New Addition To The Family

Today we welcomed the newest member of our extended family.  Baby Max.

Max is the first child of Hubby's only brother and his wife and the first grandchild for my parents in law.  It is very exciting times.
My sister in law went into labour during the early hours of the 19th and by 7am her contractions were 5 minutes apart.  They headed in to the hospital that morning but during the day her contractions stopped.
They started again in the evening but things were not progressing so after more than 12 hours of actual labour it was decided that a cesarean was the safest option both both mum and bub.
Baby Max was delivered into the world in the early hours of the 20th 8lb 9oz and they are both doing well.
We visited them in hospital today and here are some snaps from our visit, the ones of me are a bit blurry sorry (hubby didn't check them before saving them).

Max and I

Hubby and Max (the first time he has ever held a baby)


  1. Congratulations Aunty and Uncle.....I love babies....yes they are exhausting but they make you smile and they smell like a cute. Glad everyone is happy and well. Regards Kathy A, Brisbane, Australia

  2. Congrats to the parents but also to Aunty Fiona. Lucky child you have you in their life. All those NZ holidays in the future.

  3. Hubby looks very comfortable holding that baby....hopefully it will be his own one day...and max looks gorgeous. Congratulations to all.

  4. Max is just gorgeous Fiona - and you two look great with him too! cheers Wendy

  5. Congratulations, new babies are such a joy! Glad all are well. Deb


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