Friday, April 3, 2009

Philip's Story ..Part Two


If you missed Part One here it is.
On April 19th I became the luckiest women in the world. After 27 hours of labor and 4 hours of pushing and a csection I had the most beautiful little boy. Philip was born three weeks early and weighed 7'12 and was 21 inches long. Philip seemed to be healthy and we were able to go home after 4 days when I was released from the hospital. We went home and did the silly things a parent does. And yes I have pictures. Gosh he was a beautiful baby.
My first time changing his diaper at home. Just the little things mean so much now looking back. I had no idea that was all about to change in a matter of days.
I am so glad I did not know he was so sick in the first days of his life. To be honest I look at these pictures and it is hard for me. I get this feeling of...How is the world did this little baby boy who looked so perfect get so sick and end up with over 16 brain operations, strokes and on and on. So for now..I will focus on...how sweet and precious he is. My sweet baby boy. Perfect in every way. Then and Always.

13 comments:

Shannon said...

What a sweet baby. Looks like he was born with a fair share of hair. Mine were baldies. 27 hours of labor and then a c section. yikes.
I know it's hard for you to look back through these pictures. I'm glad you are doing it because without these sweet pictures Philip's story just wouldn't be the same. I love seeing them.

AmberW said...

God gave you those few days of peace - to rest your weary mind for the journey that was ahead. I LOVE those pictures Amy!!!

April said...

Amy,
He was such a beautiful baby and now, he's a handsome young man. I just love your stories about how he entered the world. It's love...PURE LOVE! God bless!

Sassy Cass said...

What a precious baby! I just can't imagine what you have been through. Be sure to check out my blog cuz I have a giveaway going down!:)

Vickie said...

Oh Amy! What a precious baby he was! And now he's precious young man! Thanks for sharing his sotry with all of us

Aspiemom said...

I'm so glad, too, that you could enjoy those first few days with your baby without knowing what was ahead. You just could ENJOY him!

I'm anxiously waiting to hear how this afternoon went. I know you're exhausted and probably won't be able to post about it today, but just wanted you to know I'm thinking about you all and praying for you.

eske said...

What a special day that was! The pictures are precious and sweet! I am out of town for a week, but still checking your blog, and continuing to pray for you and all you love.........

Charmaine said...

What a special and beautiful baby, a gift from God chosen just for you. How wonderful you had those first few days to marvel in his perfect-ness and as a new mother just enjoy the new-ness of your perfect child.

Thank you for sharing your pictures and Phillip's story.

bluesuede said...

I had the funniest thought when I saw you in that nightgown. Like, remember Heidi coming out of the bathroom?

Ok, now for serious, what a sweet baby, and yes, I'm glad for you that you didn't know at the time how sick he was.

Kim said...

What a sweet and precious baby! I am glad too that you didnt know he was sick and got to enjoy some fun and carefree days without worry. (((HUGS)))

April said...

Amy~
Just stopping by to let you know that I admire your strength(you ARE strong), courage, and incredible faith. So, please pop over whenever you can and claim something I have for you.

Thinking of and praying for you and Philip all the time!

Juls said...

ok, and I complained about 18 hour labor and 2 hours of pushing with my first....Now I can no longer complain........

BUT look @ that sweet baby! Aren't they so worth it!?! I just read both parts to Philip's story...and can't wait for the rest.... Thank you for sharing his life... I pray for you guys all of the time, and it's nice to know more about who you are praying for.

misty said...

What a beautiful baby and he has grown into a wonderful young man..love your photos and story!