Baby Ollie is Here!

Oliver Bradley arrived on Monday, March 21st at 7:17 a.m.  He was 6 lbs. 1 oz and is 18 1/2 inches long.

I was going to post from the hospital, but frankly, I was enjoying that wonderful, peaceful time too much!  There is nothing like a comfortable bed, kind nurses waiting on you hand and foot, Percocet and hours and hours to snuggle with the cutest little boy I've ever known! OH, he is so precious and has our hearts already!

Here are some of the first photos of him and of our new family of SIX!

Baby "Ollie"

He has all of his fingers and toes...I just love his toes! :)


Some of the most unflattering pictures of me...but I was willing to sacrifice my pride for a family photo :)

Laurel has been waiting for this moment for so long!  She was practicing holding baby Ollie for weeks before he came.  She was in heaven!


Maise loved holding him too.  It was so fun this time considering they were only 13 months old when Norah came to us...this was the first time they "got it".

Norah wasn't sure what she thought  but warmed up to Ollie after a little while.  Grandma Stevenson came a couple of times to the hospital to hold Ollie and help corral the girls :)

 Two of our favorite nurses: Risa and Bautta.  They cared for the twins in the NICU three years ago so it was a really fun reunion!

Today was the first day back home and packing is almost done.  Hard to believe we will be on the road to our new adventure in a week!  I'm still feeling like I just had a c-section but my Mom won't let me do too much and Jeff has been great as usual.  I am in good hands! We are in the midst of "crazy" but it feels OK so far. :)  I'll do my best to keep this updated ...until then, wish us luck!
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dana (March 24, 2011 at 9:38 PM)  

Oh Hannah. Congrats!! I'm so happy to hear the good news! And he's such a doll. Totally makes me want another :). I hope the next few months go well. And seriously, sweet nurses and percocet and I'm a very happy camper. :)
Congrats again!

Julia (March 24, 2011 at 9:42 PM)  
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Julia (March 24, 2011 at 9:46 PM)  

Hannah,

Congratulations! Baby Ollie is precious and so perfect. What a beautiful family you have! You look gorgeous. I don't think I ever looked that good after my C-sections {I have had 4}! Enjoy these sweet days with little Ollie.

~Julia

Cassidy Meine (March 24, 2011 at 10:03 PM)  

Love Love Love the pics of your daughters holding him with daddy. So precious! Glad everyone is happy and healthy!

Camille (March 24, 2011 at 10:09 PM)  

Hannah! I LOVE that first family picture! I know there are more people looking and smiling in the second one, but I just LOVE that first one! Like I want to frame it and hang it in my home since you guys are moving away :)

Good work!

We'll see you soon and good luck!

Chocolate on my Cranium (March 24, 2011 at 10:27 PM)  

Cute, cute, cute, cute, CUTE!!!! I talked to my mother-in-law a little over a week ago. She was saying how excited your mom was to have you guys move. We'll have to meet up sometime when we make it too Reno!

Tara from EasyMakesMeHappy (March 24, 2011 at 11:16 PM)  

Congratulations!! What a beautiful family you have!!

Britta (March 24, 2011 at 11:32 PM)  

Oh Hannah! Love the pictures! Baby Ollie is so adorable and the girls are so cute with him. They will be great big sisters to him!
I wish I was there to hold him and give those girls a squeeze! Good luck with the move! I will call you tomorrow!

the happy honeybee (March 24, 2011 at 11:43 PM)  

Congratulations, Hannah! You all must be so happy and tired and delirious all at the same time. :)

Maria (March 25, 2011 at 1:29 AM)  

I've been thinking about you all week long and wondering if you'd had your sweet baby Ollie yet! I had a feeling you were at the hospital! What a sweet precious little guy. Good luck with the craziness! At least you know you are crazy!
Love you guys!

Jennifer (March 25, 2011 at 2:56 AM)  

Hannah,
Just wanted to extend to you HUGE CONGRATULATIONS and also say that your family is beautiful!!! What lovely photos, happy smiles, loving gazes. What a special treat to have you share your newest addition, Oliver, and his beautiful and doting sisters (and proud momma and papa).
So happy for you and your family!

Chris (March 25, 2011 at 6:28 AM)  

So happy all is well. You look beautiful, as does your wonderful family of SIX. Welcome, sweet Ollie to the world. Wishing you lots of rest and a safe journey next week.

Jenny (March 25, 2011 at 9:45 PM)  

Oh Hannah!! Congratulations! Ollie is such a handsome little babe. What proud big sisters too! You look wonderful, I hope you're feeling as great as you look...

Can't wait to see more of little Ollie.
Hugs!
Jenny

Kindy (March 26, 2011 at 4:31 PM)  

Love him! So precious - and I adore that frog outfit! I have to get one for Bowen! Have a safe move and take care of yourself! Hugs, Kindy

elise (March 26, 2011 at 7:26 PM)  

Congrats!!! He is absolutely precious and you look great!
the girls are so darling with him and the happiness just radiates from the pictures:O) heal up and enjoy the cuddles- praying for you as you prepare to make the move and adjust as 6!

KatieJ (March 27, 2011 at 8:47 PM)  

He is so precious! Congratulations! We had 3 girls and then a boy (and then one more boy!) too- it is really fun to see how different boys are than girls! Best wishes for you as you get everything worked out with your "new" family!

Rae (March 30, 2011 at 2:17 PM)  

congratulations!!! What an adorable little angel! :) So excited for you guys!!

Olivia Cobian (April 1, 2011 at 5:00 PM)  

I hadn't checked this blog for awhile. You are really doing a lot here--and what a following! It's well-deserved. You are an inspiration!

luvinthemommyhood (April 1, 2011 at 10:37 PM)  

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!! Oh my gosh Hannah, he is so adroable! I'm so happy for you guys! How cute are you guys! Wishing you so much happiness, lots of sleep and relish in all those wonderful new baby moments. Congrats again! Lots of love.

Carolyn (April 7, 2011 at 7:31 PM)  

Oh, I love those little toes... Congrats!

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