Ryan Matthew, born Wednesday, September 26, at 6:00pm (and fifteen seconds), seven pounds, one ounce, and nineteen and a half inches.
I will have to do more details when I am not typing with one thumb, but basically, I woke up yesterday morning and thought “hey, those contractions hurt.” Then I continued to have random contractions all day, some five minutes apart, some forty minutes apart. But I had those with Elizabeth for a whole day before anything got serious so I was still thinking I’d check in for my induction at four, only now it would be more of an augmentation.
And then, suddenly at three o’clock, the sporadic contractions went regular and three minutes apart and WHOA. So I texted the friend who was watching Elizabeth and said we were going to bring her by now, instead of later as was the plan. And we dropped Elizabeth off at 3:45pm and I had the baby slightly more than two hours later.
My doctor came in this morning and said “well, that was impressive.”
And look, he’s pretty cute.