On July 22 Quinn finally made an appearance - our 4th child's 4th child - our 20th grandchild, 8th granddaughter. By noon on the 23rd she was home, surrounded by her family and blissfully oblivious to the joy and excitement her birth caused. Sara tells a harrowing tale of pain and tears and fainting husband but to those of us on the outside looking in, it was a healthy pregnancy and easy birth, with the best result possible.
Big sister Charlie
At home - 1 day old
Quinn's appearance was a surprise to all of us - our family has a history of bald or blond babies. A few have been born with a light skiff of slightly darker than blond hair, but this little beauty has a full head of black hair, at least an inch long. Now, at the age of 5 days, we notice that her feather-soft black hair is looking like she's been to a beauty parlor and had her tips frosted. The black is turning to gold. It'll be interesting to watch the transition.