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. Carlene says:

    WOW!!!!!! CONGRATS MAMAx2!!

  2. Kim says:

    Congratulations, she is beautiful!

  3. Michelle says:

    Congratuations!!!! Your daughter is beautiful! I found your blog via HelloBee and really enjoy reading your blog entries. I delivered my twin girls today as well 🙂 at 9.55am and 10am respectively. They are early at only 33?weeks 2 days but are doing well in NICU.

  4. Bonnie Joy says:

    She is gorgeous! Congrats! Her name is so pretty.

  5. Megan says:

    Congratulations again! She’s absolutely beautiful, and her name is lovely. Hope you’re both doing well! [also, what a fantastic birthday!]

  6. Kristin says:

    Congratulations! What a pretty name, and glad to hear you labor went so smoothly. I hope I am as lucky when I have mine in a few months.

  7. Nicolette says:

    Congratulations! She is beautiful. Glad momma and baby are healthy! Love her sweet little name.

  8. Christine says:


  9. Oph says:

    Congratulations to you and your family! She is precious and she came on the day you wanted! I have a question though, is her name pronounced like Erin, Aaron, or something else entirely? I like the name but want to see if I’m saying it right!

  10. Kristin says:

    Congratulations! She is absolutely beautiful!

  11. Rachel G says:

    Yay she got one of the birthdates you hoped for! Congratulations she is beautiful! I hope your recovery is smooth.

  12. Congrats! Beautiful baby girl. 🙂

  13. – Only fitting!

    Welcome to the world Aerin Isabel! Congrats J & Jenny!

  14. Nev says:

    Congratulations! I’m glad your delivery was so easy! 😀

  15. leah says:


  16. Laura says:

    Congratulations Mommma! Its great to hear that you had such a great delivery and have a healthy little girl. Prayers and best wishes to you!

  17. Angela says:

    CONGRATS on your beautiful new baby girl!!! A 11/1/11 baby yaaay!!

  18. Congratulations on your healthy, beautiful baby girl! How wonderful to have 2 daughters! 🙂

  19. Amanda says:

    CONGRATULATIONS! What a beautiful name for a beautiful baby!

  20. Rachel says:

    Oh yay! she gets a cool birthday 🙂

    and that is such a beautiful name

    enjoy your babymoon together 😛

  21. Sarah says:

    Congratulations! She’s so cute!

  22. di says:

    congratulations!!! that’s such a pretty name, love the spelling!

  23. Arlene says:

    Wow, she came out exactly on the date that you wanted! And I love her name, so beautiful! 🙂 at first glance, she looks like Claire too, but yea, you’re right, she looks like J. 🙂 Yay for J! 😀 Congratulations! I know you’ll handle your girls very well. 🙂

  24. Susan says:


  25. Helene says:

    Congratulations! Aerin is so beautiful that I have tears in my eyes now! Well done Jenny!

  26. Sherrie says:

    Congratulations! Aerin is such a beautiful name.

  27. Grace says:

    Congratulations! I am so happy for you. And her name is just lovely: unique and beautiful.

  28. Oh congrats! So exciting, and her name is lovely! Enjoy 🙂 And soak every minute up!

  29. Nani says:

    Congrats! I just happen to blog hop today and bam! awesome news!
    Happy birthday little one you share it with awesome people (like me haha) I cannot wait to see more pictures. I hope you are having an easy adjustment into a mother of two.

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