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Monday, September 5, 2011

Worth The Wait

Introducing my new son:




Hayden Bonnell

September 1, 2011

8:58 am

6 pound 11 ounces

19 inches

52 comments:

Cassie said...

He's beautiful. What an incredible, lucky boy.

Sarah said...

Oh Monica! I am thrilled for you. And I know he has two very proud big brothers watching over him. Lots of love and joy to you xxxxxx

Chantel said...

Congratulations!!! What a gorgeous boy xx

cybil said...

This pic is hilarious!!!
Congrats and big blessings to your family!!!
What a story!
Enjoy each day!!!!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! God bless you all!

Selba said...

Welcome to the world, Hayden! :)

Anonymous said...

Oh my! What a sweet, precious baby! So very happy for you and your hubby. I can't wait to watch him grow thorough your blog. I hope your feeling ok also. Get your rest:)
Katie
my3ons

Suzanne & Andrew Dupuis said...

awww!!! He is PERFECT!!! WELCOME to the world! I am SO happy for you guys! I have been checking everyday for an update! :)

meemawfish said...

Wow he is just so beautiful and he looks very healthy. Now how is mom and dad doing?

Love,
Meemaw

Kristi said...

Beautiful!

Is Bonnell a family name?

Hope we can talk soon. I want to hear all about your new love!

The Nanny said...

I'm sitting on my bed and crying. Oh, Monica...he's beautiful. And I love his name!

I'm sending so much love to all of you, including Sam and Jack.

Welcome Hayden!!!

Rachel said...

He is beautiful! I love the yawn and the cute onesie you put him in. I hope you are loving your new role in life.

Sophie said...

O
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HE IS GORGEOUS! Such a beautiful baby. What a great photo!

I'm so so so happy for you :). My husband says congrats as well!

He is adorable, seriously perfect!

~S said...

Congratulations!! Tears of joy for you and your sweet family! He's beautiful.

Misc Momma said...

Hi baby! I'm so happy for you Monica. I've been hoping for this day for you for a long time.

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful little Blessing from God! Baby Hayden is so lucky to have two such loving parents and two amazing big brothers smiling at him from Heaven.
Lauren

katie shrum said...

I want to kiss his little toes! and smell his head...love that smell! wonderful, wonderful, wonderfull!!!

Healthy and Homemade said...

I'm just so happy for you and the hubby. Hayden is going to grow up SO loved and well cared for, that is one lucky little boy. And you must be such a proud and happy mama!! =) Congratulations!!

Coggy said...

I've been waiting for this post. I am SO over the moon for you both. Welcome to the world little man worth the wait indeed. Wow. Overjoyed for you, he's perfect. Cuddle him from me xxx

Mrs. A said...

He is ADORABLE!! I am so happy for you! Congratulations!

Hennifer said...

He is adorable, I love the shirt and I hope you are all doing splendid!

Anonymous said...

I've been lurking for a long time, but needed to come out of hiding to congratulate you! What a long road this has been, and what a precious third son!!
All the best
Hannah

Deanna: Miss(ed) Conception said...

He's adorable...and certainly worth the wait! Congratulations!!!

Anna said...

Yes, He was!
Such a beautiful baby! Happy tears of joy here for you!

Congratulations to you and DH! and welcome baby Hayden!

Many many blessings,and looking forward to seeing all those goodies mommy will be whipping up for you.

God Bless,
Anna

Melody said...

I been stalking and stalking! He is so beautiful. Congratulations. I absolutely love this picture, too.

Mel from Pa.

Anonymous said...

I've been checking out your blog all weekend wondering how you were all doing...he was definitely worth the wait - so beautiful! Enjoy each and every moment with him and congratulations ;) So happy for all of you...

Reese said...

Love the picture! Welcome home sweet boy!

The Daily Smash said...

Im so excited for you I cant even imagine how emotional that delivery was oh man he is beautiful congrats. All the best wishes coming your way :)

The Captain's Daughter said...

I hope your experience and your new son provides proof positive to others (who have lost children) that after loss there can be incredible joy!

Congratulations with tons of love!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations!!! He is absolutely adorable!! :)

-Cloe

Travelwahine said...

absolutely!!!

Congratulations! He is beautiful. xoxo

Shauna said...

YAY!!!!!!!!!!!

Becky said...

Love him (and you!)!! I've been crying happy tears since he was born. Congratulations Mommy, and welcome to the world little guy!

Jen said...

He is gorgeous!! Congratulations Monica!!!!

sapphireblue said...

What a cutie! Congratulations. A little cerclage miracle. Oh I just want to cuddle him. Wish I was closer.

missing_one said...

Over the moon for you guys! So handsome! we've been waiting so long for this little miracle

Virginia said...

Love, love, love, adore the photo...he is absolutely stunning. I am so happy for you. Big hugs...

SkippyMom said...

He is just gorgeous! Congratulations. Enjoy, as I know you both will.

Radhika said...

Congratulations! Such a long journey, so worth it - blessings galore. :)

AbsoluteMommy said...

OMG he is beautiful. I cried. I'm so happy for you. It takes my breath away. Congrats and God bless.
Megan

Anonymous said...

wow! a gorgeous healthy son...it doesn't get any better than that!

Allie said...

What a doll! I love this picture. He was definitely worth the wait :) Welcome to the world sweet Hayden!

Anonymous said...

Absolutely overjoyed for you and your hubby.God Bless your new baby and may he always be healty and happy xx

Brianna said...

Congratulations!! What a cutie!

froggy mommy said...

He is so beautiful and I am so happy that he is home in your arms. Congratulations!

hopesorrowgrace said...

The one that made it safely...we've been waiting for you for so long. You were worth the wait and the hurt and the tears...Welcome to the world sweet boy!!!!
And to the happy parents...we're glad you endured and had the courage needed for this journey that has brought you Hayden.

Mario and I are thrilled for you! Don't let that cute little yawn fool you...that little man will keep you up all night!

Oh Happy Day!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jenna Oltman said...

Monica...Congrats!! He is beautiful...and defenitely worth the wait. I just sat and looked at his picture for a few minutes and cried. I am so happy for you and Sam. He is lucky to have you two and his 2 big brothers watching over him. Again congrats...he is adorable!!

cybil said...

I'm sure you guys are enjoying each second!!!
Big blessings on this wonderful boy and on you as family!!!
Sibylle

Michelle said...

Absolutely beautiful!!! I am so happy for you. I can't wait to see more pics and hear all about the events to come. Congrats!

Annie said...

Congrats!! I first came across your blog years ago after I lost my two baby boys at roughly the same time and gestation that you lost yours. So I'm thrilled to see that you finally got your rainbow baby! I finally got mine last month, too.

eggsinarow said...

Congratulations! He is gorgeous!

Delenn said...

Congratulations!!