Sawyer Nathaniel Baker made his first appearance today at 8:53am. Weighing in at a healthy 8 pounds 12oz and measuring a length of 21.5 inches. We were very excited to see him this morning, although I am not sure that the feeling was mutual. Sawyer promptly made his presence felt by peeing on Dr. Mac as soon as he came out.
Here is a brief summary of our night. Sarah's water broke 10 minutes after the US v. Mexico game (it is good to see that our young lad already has his priorities straight, by realizing the importance of futbol). We promptly went to the hospital to get settled in. Six hours of contractions, epidurals, then pushing and presto we have the first boy grandbaby for both sides of the family.
Sarah is doing wonderful and is recovering quite nicely. She is hoping to be able to update more on the blog in the next couple of days.
Oh and one more thing: Sawyer has some huge hands - I don't know if this is how all babies come out, but it is quite amazing to me (so I guess we can rule out "Carnie's" as a future job).
Mom, Dad, and Sawyer
The Three Amigos (Doctor McIntyre, Sawyer, and Minor)