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Samuel David Cox Is Here

Samuel was born at 7:39 this morning weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces and 20.5 inches long. Here’s a slideshow of Flickr photos…

Our Nine-Month Journey To Samuel

Samuel David In the Beginning

Samuel David In the Beginning

That picture is of Samuel David, five days from fertilization. I’m writing this about twelve hours before we find ourselves at the hospital for a scheduled c-section. We’re here. There was a time when we really wondered if we’d be here.

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Announcing the Name of Our Son

Our baby boy is due in April of 2010. That’s a miraculous thing for which we are very thankful to God. It’s been a long journey and we’ve prayed for a long, long time for this second child. We’re officially naming him Samuel David and you must read my wife’s post about how we arrived at that name. She tells the moving story far better than I could.

Meet Little Baby Boy Cox

Yesterday, we found out that our baby is going to be a boy. You can see that pointed out in the ultrasound if you choose to watch it. You’ll also see that he’s moving like crazy and I could swear I saw his lips mutter, “Hi Dad!” but I’m not an expert or anything…

The first minute or two is really the best part, but the whole thing is spectacular in that it shows God’s handiwork in a womb. There’s life in my wife’s belly – a totally unique and individual little man is growing up, and he’s already 11 ounces!

Hear Baby Cox’s Heartbeat

When Angie and I went to her Doctor appointment Wednesday, we were able to record the heartbeat with my iphone. I’ve uploaded the mp3 file here in hopes that you can hear it – turn your speakers up. Everything sounded great!