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Bundle of Joy

Basil Oscar Gidus

Born on Monday, June 25, 2007
10:31 PM
7 lbs 8 oz
20 inches

The first picture is when he was 5 minutes old. The picture of Stephen (my hubby), me and Basil was when he was cleaned up and about an hour old. The third picture is the next day at the hospital.

He is so beautiful! I know I am biased, but I have to say...he is a cute baby!

The labor wasn't bad and I only pushed for 15 minutes before he entered the world! Ladies, I have one word for you: EPIDURAL! The contractions were getting pretty intense but once I got that epidural, life was good! The pushing was not bad...who can complain about 15 minutes!

We got home from the hospital Wednesday and just went to pediatrician today. I am doing great (OK, a little sore and sleep deprived) and Basil is a healthy, happy Baby.

If you are wondering about his name....

Basil is named after a 4th Century Saint, Basil the Great (I am Orthodox Christian)

Oscar was my very special grandfather who passed away last July.

I will resume normal posting again next week!

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Tara Gidus is a nationally recognized expert and spokesperson on nutrition and fitness.

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