Friday, June 8, 2012

I have a new grandson!


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Jacob finally made his arrival into the world at about 8:26 this am.   We made the decision to come home from the hospital at about 11:00 last night to get a few hours of sleep and then Tony called us a little after 4:00 this morning and told us her water broke.  So away we went!  The hospital is an hour away. and when we got there she was dilated 6 1/2 cm's!  He is sooo precious.   Vanessa labored almost absolutely silently... Im so proud of her. And of Tony too, as he is taking such good care of her and he is just such a good person. 
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JAcob has a long road ahead of him, but the doctors all think he is off to a "pretty good start".  The words they used today were "cautiously optimistic". 
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They are going to try to keep him stable for the next couple days and then do his surgery on monday or tuesday.  That is going to be difficult for all us to take.. but it is necessary.  They said that the most critical time for Jacob is from now until about 3 days after his surgery.   So yes, please, keep praying for him.
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It is very hard to see him hooked up to so many things, but at the same time I feel so thankful for medical technology And of course to GOD!
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I love this little baby pie so much already. 
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Thank you all for you Prayers.  I hope you know how important they are and how much they mean to all of us.
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Jacobs situation is exactly as they said it was, except for his heart.  The surgeon had talked about three different things involving his tiny little heart, but today she said only talked about this "double outlet right ventricle" which is a large hole in his heart.  
I cant wait to go up and see him again....  tomorrow!
but for now.. I am exhausted.. mentally and I need to veg out for a while..
good night and
love to you all!
♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

35 comments:

Perfectly Printed said...

Congratulations!! He is darling!! Still sending lots of prayers your way!!! Sleep tight!!

chris

Kim K. said...

I've been on pins and needles waiting for updates on precious Jacob. He's just beautiful. Please know that our family is keeping you ALL in our prayers. It was so reassuring knowing that we had support near and far during Josie's heart surgeries. Sending you extra hugs and lots of prayers. Sleep as much as you can. Your kiddos are going to need you.

My Vintage Mending said...

Viv that is one beautiful baby boy...and big too. I know it must be hard to see the wires but each little touch he gets is just a wonderful warm hug. Keep us posted and know that we continue to pray and send our many blessings....Smiles...Renee

Debby said...

So good to see him and hear that things are going okay. I have several from my blog post praying for him. I have been checking all day for news. We will continue to pray. He looks very healthy and big. I'm glad they are giving him a couple of days before the surgery. COngratulations and ((((((HUGS)))))

Sherri B. said...

I bet you are all exhausted. He looks good considering everything and I thank God as you do for answered prayer. I have your name and baby Jacobs name on a sticky note and I stick those special requests, like yours on the top of my computer screen so I see it off and on all day and send a prayer up right then.

Thank you for taking the time to let us know the latest.

Big hugs to you all! xo

Anonymous said...

I can't tell you how often I've checked your blog to see if this special baby had been born. He is so very beautiful...will continue to send prayers.

A Vintage Chic said...

Oh, what a sweetie, Viv! My little nephew was born with spina bifida, and I was there with them...it really IS so hard to see them hooked up to so much...

So glad the doctors are more optimistic than before he was born--miracles happen everyday, my friend! He looks strong--I'll be keeping him--and all of you--in my prayers...

Hang in there, Grandma!

Julie

Terri said...

OMG what a beautiful baby! Your daughter and son inlaw are real troopers. So many prayers still being said for your sweet family. (((hugs)))))

Rhissanna said...

Get some rest! He looks so lovely, all pink and peachy and I'll keep him in my prayers. Hugs to all and it looks as if everyone is doing all they can.

lori ventimiglia said...

God and doctors work miracles!!
Get some rest. He is beautiful!!
You all are in my prayers,
Sending hugs to you, grammy pie.

Jenny Holiday said...

Ohh Viv!!! He is so beautiful!! Sending lots of LOVE to all of you guys!! You are all in my thoughts!! :)

xo Jenny

deborah said...

someday we'll be eating cheeseburgers with him.

LOVE YOU!!!!!!

Cindy said...

He is so beautiful! Congrats to you all and I will keep sending positive thoughts your way. Love, Cindy

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Oh gosh he's cute! Bless his little heart! I will keep praying for you and your family Viv.
Congrats!
Erica

E said...

So good to hear from you; you have been sooo in my thoughts and prayers. He looks really good and so big ...good looking little guy :) Congrats to all and continued prayers Elaine

Shelley said...

Praying for your little one...blessings and Congratulations to the family. He is precious!

GARAGE SALE GAL ~ Deb's Earthly Delights said...

Aww...details...how much does he weigh and lenght?! Continued prayers! Get some rest.
Warmly,
deb

LBP said...

He is just adorable!!! Congratulations of you new grandbaby pie! I will continue to keep Jacob and his family in my prayers.

Kim Budash said...

Congratulations Viv on your beautiful new grandson, he is certainly precious. Sending my continued prayers to you and your family.

Kim Budash said...

Congratulations Viv on your beautiful new grandson, he is certainly precious. Sending my continued prayers to you and your family.

Jane said...

What a beautiful new grandson! Praying that all goes well for Jacob these next few days, through his surgery and beyond.

Nan said...

Poor little guy I hope things work out well for all of you. He looks big and healthy.

Chenille Cottage said...

Dearest Vivian,
What a joy it is to see little Jacob! I just know there are angels all around him. He is being lifted up in prayer by so many. I know God is listening closely and giving strength to your little cherub.
I will continue to pray, Grammie Pie, for him, his mommy and daddy and you.
Fondly,
Carolynn x x x

KJ@letsgoflyakite said...

Oh Viv, he is beautiful and looks so strong. God bless little Jacob and his family. I will keep you all in my prayers.

kandeland said...

I thought of you guys all day after your texts...so happy he's here and can begin the work of getting better! he looks wonderful, it's hard to believe there's little problems going on inside him...but it's great to hear the words cautiously-optimistic...thank goodness for medical technology! will keep you all in my prayers Viv! hang in there and try to take of yourself too!
xo

kathy said...

SO glad to see this precious boy -- HAve my whole group at church praying > HUgz KAthy - ga ♥

Sandy Michelle said...

He is gorgeous! I am praying for a miracle!

Sandy xox

Lisa said...

Congratulations Viv! Continued prayers for little Jacob, for you and your family, and the physicians taking care of him. Baby Jacob has a lot of people praying for him and cheering him on!!

Creative Breathing said...

Oh Viv! Look at the size of him. He is going to come through his surgery well. The doctors today perform miracles as if they were nothing. This little fella is in the best hands. He is so cute! Happy for you Vivian. I have goosebumps! E

Sandy said...

OMGosh he's so precious! A beautiful beautiful baby boy! Prayers are coming your way....
Love to you and your family!
xoso
Sandy

Fran said...

Congratulations to all of you. Jacob is a Beautiful little baby boy. He's Adorable. We are keeping baby Jacob and all the family in our prayers. I know it's hard on the family. My heart and prayers are with all of you. Hope you get some rest. Love the sweet pics of Jacob. God is watching over Jacob and his family. Again lots of prayers for all. Luv U, Fran

Linda Ruthie said...

He's beautiful! Keeping all of you in my prayers.

Ric Rac and Polka Dots said...

Bless his little heart. I will say prayers for him and his family.
Hugs,
Julie

April said...

I have not been online for a couple of days Viv.. I did not know about the birth of Jacob!! Jacob and your family are in my prayers!! He is so precious!!

Marlene "mIzZ bEe" said...

Viv, He is soooo bEeautiful... will keep ALL of you in my prayers... but will say double prayers for lil' Jacob... he looks like a strong fight and the fist that he grip your finger with, looks to be a strong hold...many blessings, prayers & love sent your way! Marlene ;O) xox