Monday, August 1, 2011

Welcome Baby Girl

Posted by Stephanie on 3:23 PM

Moriyah Elyse

born at home
Yom Shabbat (Saturday)
July 30
5:14 pm
8.9 lbs (currently 7.15lbs)
20.5 in.

We are all so thankful that Moriyah is finally here with us! She came into the world and joined our family on a Shabbat just as I knew in my heart she would. It had been my desire that she would be born on the set apart day and Father honored that. It was my longest and hardest labor and one I am still processing from all the spiritual and life lessons. It was such an amazing process albeit a long 14 hours.


I knew from the moment I found out I was pregnant that this precious miracle was a gift for our entire family and she is. She is so much more than words can describe. Each of the children adore her and Victoria was amazing through my labor which I will share when I write my birth story. She even cut the cord! She and my wonderful husband were my anchors and support.

Our family moments after Moriyah's birth

David blessing his new daughter with the Aaronic Blessing

I am thankful that David is home for the next two weeks so I can rest. He already has fun projects planned for he and the children. I feel good and it's nice to have a smaller baby to care for this time around!  Many thanks to all of you for your love, prayers and concern for our family.  I am so deeply touched and humbled beyond description.  Birth story and pictures to follow shortly :)


Smoochiefrog on August 1, 2011 at 3:41 PM said...

Congrats! She is beautiful!

Tina H.

Michelle on August 1, 2011 at 5:06 PM said...

She is beautiful! Congrats! Rest up and enjoy your baby moon. Looking forward to hearing more of your birth story when you are rested and have processed it all. :)

KellieC on August 1, 2011 at 5:15 PM said...

Loving you guys from No.Va with all our hearts. Rejoicing with you! Enjoy these her today. She'll never be 2 days old again! Walking Parenthood with you and loving' the journey! Kellie

Anonymous said...

YOU are incredible! Who else would have posted this soon? Thank you. May your family continue to be blessed, as you have blessed others, beyond measure.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful family! Yahuah bless you and your family! Shalom

Peterson Party on August 1, 2011 at 5:49 PM said...

Congratulations! She is BEAUTIFUL! So happy that she was a smaller baby :) and that you are able to rest and heal up and that you have so many helpers. Do you think she looks like Dalton? That is who I immediately thought of when I saw her. Looking forward to hearig yuor birth story. Take care!

singing mama on August 1, 2011 at 5:53 PM said...

Congrats Stephanie!! What wonderful blessings Yah gives us in precious new life! Enjoy this time now to soak her in and rest. Luv Donna

lusi on August 1, 2011 at 7:09 PM said...

Yay! She's here! Welcome to the world precious Moriyah! May Yah bless you all the days of your life! And congratulations to you ALL! well done mama!
Enjoy your time together in this special season.
The photos you shared brought tears to my eyes!
Much love,
Lusi x

Christine on August 1, 2011 at 7:59 PM said...

she is absolutely gorgeous Stephanie and well worth the effort and wait! Mazel Tov!!!!

Suzanne McDaniel on August 1, 2011 at 9:50 PM said...

She's so sweet! so happy for you guys!

Becki on August 1, 2011 at 9:54 PM said...

Yay!!! What a blessing indeed! Congratulations.

Heidi on August 1, 2011 at 10:04 PM said...

Congratulations! May YHVH bless and keep all of you. Enjoy your babymoon, and little baby girl. My little guy is no longer little lol.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on a beautiful little girl!

I see you did have a smaller baby this time! Did you follow through with the vegetarian diet (do you think it helped?)

Andi on August 1, 2011 at 11:44 PM said...

Wow! I am so happy for you and praise Yah!

Sharon West said...

Beautiful and I especially love the photo of your husband doing the blessing with the family around. Congrats and enjoy your precious baby.

Autumn on August 2, 2011 at 7:52 PM said...

She is sooo pretty Miss Stephanie! Yah has truly blessed your family. :) Love you guys! ♥♥♥


Enid on August 2, 2011 at 10:52 PM said...

Oh precious are perfect in everyway! Many blessings to everyone!!

Carmen Bruno on August 13, 2011 at 12:25 AM said...

Congratulations Stephanie and family! Many blessings to you all. ~ Carmen

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