Birth of a Daughter – Twitter Feed

March 26, 2009 By: erik Category: Geeky, Internet, News, Offspring 228 views

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Below is my Twitter feed posted during the birth of my daughter, saved here for posterity.

M: This kid’s coming soon! Me: So we should go to hospital? M: I should do my hair first. There’ll be a photo after birth. Me: Um. Okay.

1:26 AM Mar 24th

At hospital. Contractions every 7 minutes or so. The 2 hrs waiting at home before it was “time” was tough.

4:15 AM Mar 24th

Man, this whole reproduction thing is unfair and unbalanced.

5:22 AM Mar 24th

Banished from room. Wandering around eerie silent 4:30am hospital. Almost entered morgue by accident. Not man enough for that today.

5:28 AM Mar 24th

Nurses say she’s still “green”. As in “not ripe”. Sigh…

6:10 AM Mar 24th

There is only one god and his name is Epidural Anesthesia. No change. Both (all 3?) got a little sleep.

8:10 AM Mar 24th

Stupid noisy well rested morning shift! I hate you all.

8:49 AM Mar 24th

Local family noified. Initate Basque caravan.

9:21 AM Mar 24th

Contractionating. http://twitpic.com/2eh3r

11:20 AM Mar 24th

Still waiting……….. Inlaws arrived.

12:16 PM Mar 24th

Epidural drip ran out. She shouts (in English) “Get me the candy man, stat!!”

12:42 PM Mar 24th

Final prep. http://twitpic.com/2ejp0

1:57 PM Mar 24th

And she’s out!! Nora Rasmussen Matamoros has escaped from the womb. She’s perfect of course..except for my chin. Poor thing!

2:55 PM Mar 24th

So far I’m crying more than my hour-old daughter.

3:26 PM Mar 24th
 
  • Jake

    Congrats my friend to both you and Marga. May I ask how your diaper changing skills are progressing?

  • http://www.erik-rasmussen.com/ Erik R.

    Diaper changing isn’t that hard. I’m not so sure what the big deal is. Lift, wipe, replace. Done.