Stephen Gilliatt Anderson was born today on his Dad's 31st birthday, measuring 21 inches and weighing 8 lbs.
The labor was long, which made it a bit frustrating, but not too bad as far as pain. Relatively speaking :)
We had agreed all along to name the baby after dad if it was born on this exact birthday. Not only do they share a birthday, but they were also born at almost the same time of day (only 15 minutes off!).
We chose the middle name after the main character in "Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo, the book my husband was reading out loud to me during the marathon labor.
After the birth, my midwife and her students not only cleaned the entire house and kitchen, but also stayed to frost the birthday cake, and join us for dinner.
We are all well, I just feel tired from the usual blood loss. Many thanks for the congratulations, prayers, and well-wishes. More details to come when I get a chance to write the birth story.