Nov 1, 2011  •  In Aerin, Baby, Claire, Personal, Pregnancy

Introducing Aerin Isabel…

Aerin Isabel was born 11/1/11 at 9:20am, weighing 6 lbs 11 oz and measuring 19.5″ long.

Delivery was remarkably easy and complication-free (she was out in three pushes!); the baby very healthy and alert. I feel incredibly blessed that both Claire and Aerin made their entries into this world so smoothly.

My first thought upon seeing Aerin for the first time was that she looked EXACTLY like Claire when she was born — they even have the same dimple on the left corner of their mouths! But now, a few hours after delivery — with her features becoming more defined and less flattened — she is beginning to resemble her dad.



The pictures above were taken just moments after birth. I will try to update with newer photos, but blogging is admittedly difficult on a cell phone. As was the case last year when Claire was born, guest posts will start to go up shortly, and I will do my best to pop in as much as possible in-between bonding with Aerin and getting used to being the mother of two little girls.

Thank you all so much for your continued support and prayers!

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91 Responses to “Introducing Aerin Isabel…”

  1. Mandy says:

    She’s beautiful!! Congratulations again and I’m so excited to see her grow as we’ve watched Claire!

  2. anks says:

    Congratulations to you and lots of love to little Aerin 🙂

  3. Adam says:


  4. busylizzy111 says:

    happy birthday little Aerin and congratulations!

  5. Sarah says:

    So beautiful! Congratulations! Welcome to the world, Baby Aerin! And I forgive you for blowing my chances at a boatload of cheese : ) : )


  6. Mina says:

    congratulations! aerin is beautiful, and we’re so excited that she’s finally here!

  7. Jennielee says:

    Congratulations!! Welcome Aerin!!

  8. Katherine says:

    Congratulations! She is gorgeous!

  9. Annie says:


  10. Eek565 says:

    Congratulations! What wonderful news and a beautiful baby girl!

  11. Congratulations Jenny! She is beautiful. God is good! Wishing you plenty of bonding time, a speedy recovery, and hopefully at least a little rest. 🙂

  12. JeeYoung says:

    CONGRATULATIONS! She’s adorable and I LOVE her name! 🙂 I was following you through HelloBee and am so elated to hear of your babydeux delivery! 🙂

  13. Sunny says:

    yaaaay! congrats on bebedeux, Aerin is such a beautiful name. was it inspired by Aerin Lauder? anyway, hope your recovery goes smoothly. I sent my congrats to J on facebook as well.

    • Yep it was inspired by Aerin Lauder. I’ve always loved the name Erin, and when I first saw the way that Aerin Lauder’s name was spelled, I immediately fell in love with it. 🙂

  14. Alice says:

    Congratulations on babydeux!! Yay for quick and smooth delivery! Love the way you spelled Aerin!

  15. Charms says:

    Congratulations! Glad to hear the delivery went well and hope recovery isn’t too bad. Awesome DOB for Miss Aerin also! 🙂

  16. g lee says:

    yay! you got the date you and your hubs wanted! so excited for you both. and BEAUTIFUL name!

  17. angie says:

    Congrats on the new addition!

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  20. Kate says:

    Congratulations! 🙂

  21. She is so precious, bless her!
    Congartulations to the happy parents!

  22. Helen says:

    Congratulations to you, your husband & big sister Claire! What a gorgeous name you chose for your new daughter. I wish the whole family lots & lots of happiness.

  23. serena says:

    Beautiful girl, beautiful name to match!!

    I was exactly 6 lbs, 11 oz and 19.5 inches at birth. Crazy!

  24. Ashley says:

    Congratulations!! She’s Beautiful!

  25. Liesal says:


  26. Daph says:

    Congrats! (and kudos for posting so quickly) 🙂

  27. Heather says:

    I’m so sorry I’m so late to the game, but I had to wish you a huge congratulations as well. So happy everything went so smoothly!

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