Hello Baby!

On June 19th at 5:40 pm, we welcomed our baby boy into the world. What an amazing experience. He weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces. I’ll never forget the moment when they put him on my chest right after he was born and I finally got to see the baby I had felt grow, kick, squirm and hiccup in my belly over the past nine months.

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Maternity Photo Shoot

It’s hard to believe my due date is just three days away. We think he’s going to come late though – there are no signs that labor is near, and my doctor said it will still be awhile. That is fine by me – I’m enjoying being off work, having leisurely days in the sun, and getting lots of sleep now while I can. While this pregnancy feels like it has gone by really quickly, I can’t imagine my life before this experience – our little Bean is a part of our lives and we have bonded with him and love him so much. Now I’m just ready and waiting… and my only care in the world is that he get here safely and that he is healthy.

Awhile ago, I decided that I wanted to have a few photos taken to capture this special time.  We went to Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver and had a little photo shoot to document my changing body and our changing lives.  Here are a few of my favorite photos from that day. I remember Bean kicking the whole time, I think he liked being in the spotlight:

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