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OMG! Kaeden is sooo beautiful!!!

Haven't got long until ER starts, but couldn't end the day without a rave about the truly beautiful Kaeden!!! Just briefly dropped by Laura's today to drop of some food and got a peek at the two day old Kaeden!!! Hey, they say all newborns look alike, and perhaps that is true because Laura and Rog don't look anything like Dave and myself (lucky them), and Elijah doesn't look like any of our boys, but Kaeden just reminded me so much of my boys, his headshape, and the colour of his skin, and just generally really, though nothing specific... He's sooo lovely, Laura! You did a great job growing him, and even though he was a very healthy nearly 5kg, he is sooo well proportioned (being 59cm long at birth, probably the longest child I've ever heard of!)...

I didn't have my camera with me, and besides he was feeding and it wouldn't have been right to disturb him with a flash, but really he is so very beautiful, I just had to have a rave!!!

Comments

Juniper said…
Oooh, thanks for the update Sif, i am jealous you got to see the little guy!
Leah said…
oooh im going for a little look today, can't wait!!
katef said…
oh you lucky buggers... very jealous here!

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