Maternity Pictures

So a week before Alma arrived I had the opportunity to have photos taken by a great friend’s mom, Annette Goodman, who is wonderful photographer in Charlotte. I am so lucky to have such amazing friends who all pitched in to give me such an amazing gift!!  I am just in love with these pictures and am so glad we’ll have these forever. My pregnancy was really wonderful and such a special time in our lives and I’m so glad we have these to look to and remember!

 

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Alma’s First 2 Weeks

This weekend Alma will be 3 weeks old! She changed so much in such a short amount of time. We’ve had so many friends and family come to meet her already and we know there are more to come!

We’re so proud of our little girl already. She’s had 3 doctor’s appointments already and each one they raved about how great she looked! She even got back up to her birth weight by day 9! She’s a pretty good sleeper and only cries when she’s hungry or needs a diaper changing. We are so happy she’s finally here and are so grateful we get to spend a lot more time at home with her!

Her eyes are still blue (yay!). Of course I’m really hoping they stay! She hasn’t lost any of her dark hair yet! I still can’t tell if it’ll be straight or wavy. Sometimes I see a little bit of both so only time will tell!

Here are some shots from Alma’s first 2 weeks of life!

Mimi & Papa

Mimi & Papa

Swaddled in her bassinet

Swaddled in her bassinet

Alma & Cassie

Alma & Cassie

Car seat approved

Car seat approved

Sucking her thumb

Sucking her thumb

Checking out Kody

Checking out Kody

Alma & Christine

Alma & Christine

Alma & Mary

Alma & Mary

Alma, Mommy & the Girls

Alma, Mommy & the Girls

Bath time

Bath time

Aunt Joan & Alma

Aunt Joan & Alma

Ginger & Alma

Ginger & Alma

Garrett & Alma

Garrett & Alma

Cinnamon & Alma

Cinnamon & Alma

Alma & Papa

Alma & Papa

Alma & Daddy

Alma & Daddy

Ginger, Joan, Garrett, and Alma

Ginger, Joan, Garrett, and Alma

Snoozing in the Pack n Play

Snoozing in the Pack n Play

Alma & Nana

Alma & Nana

Sleep Smiling

Sleep Smiling

Fresh air in the backyard

Fresh air in the backyard

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The many faces of Alma!

The many faces of Alma!

 

Alma Morgan Stancil is here!

Well she said screw your countdown mom, I’m ready! We’re proud to announce our adorable daughter Alma to you all! She was born March 3rd at 8:07pm. She was 7.3 lbs and 20 inches long! She’s doing wonderfully and we’re all now home and getting the hang of it all! 🙂

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