Monday, November 14, 2011

Little Rafa is here!

Our new bundle of joy, Ayisha Rafaelle, came out on November 7, 2011 at 11:58 AM via CS delivery. She weighed 7 lbs and measured 53 cm. My waterbag broke around 7AM. I felt a flow of liquid while standing up and when I was in the toilet I saw the "bloody show" then I called Mike and told him "I think it's time." So we dressed up and he rushed me to Capitol Med where I was brought directly to the labor room. After a series of tests, IE's, interviews, blood extractions and monitoring and a very comforting phone call from my husband, I was sent to the delivery (OR) room then few minutes after, I heard a baby cry and then they showed her to me, they took pictures of us and I felt the warmth of my baby's skin for the first time. I was so happy and despite the numbness, difficulty in breathing and dizziness I heard myself say "Hello Rafa, don't cry, Mommy's here."

Rafa looks like Ate Gabbie when she was born. They have the same features. Everytime I look at Rafa, I feel like I'm time travelling to almost four years ago.

That's Gabbie when she was born (left) and Rafa (right). They look like twins born four years apart. :)


Rianne said...

Congratulations! =) Rafa is so cute...just like Ate Gabbie! By the way, I love the names of your girls =)

Nicole said...

Congratulations to you both on the new baby! They do look like twins =)

ivymarasigan said...

Thank you Ri and Nicole! :)