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my little tardy mother’s day gift

Isaac Gabriel Olfelt

Born Monday May 9 2011, 6:42am

8lbs 10oz, 20in long

Perfect.

Bless his heart, it was short this time. 8 hours of suddenly strong contractions, 5 hours in the hospital, 3 minutes of pushing. Latching and nursing like a champ.

129 Responses to “my little tardy mother’s day gift”

  1. Bethany

    Congratulations on your sweet baby boy!! What a wonderful Mothers Day gift, even if it was a little late!! :-)

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  2. Grandmama

    You and Dan know how to make them cute! Isaac is adorable. Our next trip to visit and see this Grandbaby isn’t soon enough. We love you!

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  3. Kelsey C

    Oh my goodness gracious! Congratulations from me and Greco ;) He is just the sweetest little baby possible! So much like his brother! Yay! Okay…I can’t stop with the exclamation points! Just too wonderful and cute! So happy for you!

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  4. Mary

    Baby…can bring you a heaven sent joy.
    Baby… can cause you to weep, tears of rain.
    Baby…can fill you with pride, like no other.
    Baby…will bring you tenderness, beyond description.
    Congratulations on your new arrival!

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  5. Kaycee

    Congratulations!!!! Oh now I need to go find a baby to snuggle – so sweet!!

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  6. Billie

    Praise the Lord! He’s precious and what a wonderful belated Mother’s Day gift!
    Congratulations!!!

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  7. abby

    So happy for you! Congratulations!! I can’t believe that dark hair… and here I have dark hair and had a blonde baby. How does that happen??!!

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  8. Emily

    Congrats! He sure is a cutie! Makes me want another one a million times more!

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  9. Char

    Can I say he already looks like an Olfelt? :) I’m so glad he’s here!

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  10. Sarah

    I have been following your tweets. When we brought home our second just eleven months after we brought home our first I felt like I had betrayed him and cried so hard. My mother reminded me that God had our eldest in mind when he knit our daughter together in my womb…..this was his plan. The feeling of insufficiency is hard, yet another aspect of life where we can glory in the complete sufficiency of our Redeemer. Be easy on yourself everything is so new and everyone is so tired. Thank you for sharing this journey and your sweet family with us. Isaac is precious. Good Job Mama!

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  11. Cambria

    Congratulations O Family! Happy to hear it was a quick labor/delivery and you all are healthy (though slightly jealous of the three minutes of pushing part).

    I’m guessing you are feeling in the trenches right now. As a mom of two little girls, 20 months a part, I can promise it does get easier. You’ll have those moments, especially as M adjusts, but I promise you will be thrilled to have done it this way.

    Hugs to you all!

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  12. Teresa

    Congratulations Mama! He is absolutely beautiful. Remember amazing times to come as babies become brothers. xoxo

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