Friday, August 08, 2008

Weston D. Fairbanks

We are so excited to welcome Weston to our family. In these last few days we were wondering if he would ever come, (that is if we would ever get a green light on the c-section). Well, finally on Thursday night he came. As Eliza has mentioned, she was scheduled for a c-section on Tuesday, but ended up not having one due to a fever she couldn't get rid of. Well, the fever finally broke late Tuesday night. She went into the doctors Wednesday to be monitored and talked to the doctor. She said if all went well that night and the fever didn't come back she would shoot for Thursday around 6pm.

Thursday afternoon Eliza decided she should try to get some rest before we went to the hospital, so she laid down with Kambria for a nap thinking she would get at least a couple of hours before we had to check in at the hospital. Not but 30 minutes later the doctor called and said she wanted to do it at 4pm. Eliza didn't get the rest she wanted, but we thought this was great, the sooner the better. So we head to the hospital, check in, they get Eliza hooked up to an IV again, all that fun stuff...only to find out that we have to end up waiting 'till 6:00pm anyway. It turned out that there were a couple of the same doctor's patients laboring so the doctor had to wait for them, nice timing huh?!


Anyway, they finally took Eliza back to the operating room and got her all prepped and put in the spinal block. She said it actually wasn't as bad as she thought it would be. I was able to watch some of the surgery, (I wasn't as woozy as the first time). I was able to see her pull Weston out from her belly, what an amazing thing to see. As soon as he came out everyone in the O.R. gasped at his size. We had no idea and surely weren't expecting such a large baby.


Weston was 10 lbs. 1oz. and 21 inches long. Nothing like the 7.10 Kambria was. I think Eliza was quite grateful she didn't do a VBAC after all.


Dad was able to bring Weston over to mom as the doctors finished sewing her up.



In case you were wondering, the initial D. stands for both Grandfathers, Don and Dirk.What a sad face!
Who would have thought he would have been so big. Eliza sure felt like there was no room in the inn. :)

Kambria is such a proud big sister. She is very protective of her big little brother.Proud Mother. (You did GREAT Eliza, I love you so much)

14 comments:

Heather said...

He is one cute boy. Who'd have thought he'd be so big, but I'm sure he's sweet as can be. Congrats.

Sarah and Nate said...

Happy day! We are thrilled that your big little boy is finally here. We can't wait to meet him!

Tamie said...

oh my gosh! whaa a big boy!!! just be glad that it was c-section...i cringe just thinking about it...
LOVE the name and he is a cutie...sigh...babies are awesome!

Monica said...

Congratulations!! He's darling!

Gwen said...

Congratulations to all of you! He is wonderful!! Take care and heal well!

ValSterByDe said...

so cute! love the name. congratulations! happy healing.

Chele said...

what a cute baby. Love his pictures. He is so cute. i was so exctied to get your text message thanks. Congrats.

Andrews family said...

Congrats guys! He is so adorable! We're glad he finally made it. We can't wait to see more pictures of him! Also glad Kambria is taking her new position (of big sister) so well.

Debra G said...

Wow...what a big, but adorable baby! I'm so happy for you both and for Kambria. Keep us updated with pictures!

PotatoJack said...

Congrats! He was huge! So glad things went well! Much love!

Roni, Coleman, Makadie and Anika said...

Yeah!! Congrats your two, I am so glad everything went well and that little Weston FINALLY was ale to come out! What a BIG boy--good job Eliza-- Weston is such a cute name, and not one of the 3 you were telling me about last week. He is a cutie, get some rest and we can't wait to see you and meet the little guy! Take care of them Bryan--

Kristy said...

Congratulations guys! Thanks for the text message, since I was out of town. He is a cutie!

Dre said...

Congrats on the baby! He is so adorable. I love the name.

Natalie said...

Congrats! I am Jackie Browns sister. Eliza we met once at mothers week at Ricks when you were jackies roommate.

Your kids are so cute.