09 March 2015

Amanuensis Monday: Going home

My oldest turned 22 yesterday. Although it was, in my opinion, a difficult birth, we were released to go home the next day! She was born on the 8th. She was 7 lbs 15 oz. and 20 cm. long.  

Entry from Tuesday, 9 March 1993:

Mary Theresa and I can go home today, as soon as she gets bathed and hubby gets here. 

Entry from Wednesday, 10 March 1993:

            Birth announcement was in last night’s paper. 

A few days after we got home, the Blizzard of 1993 hit with a vengeance. On Saturday, the 13th we were supposed to go to the hospital for some testing (Mary was jaundice) but the snow and winds were horrible so we did not go then. 

Entry from Sunday, 14 March 1993:

Not even attempting church this a.m. They are calling this the Blizzard of 93. The entire East Coast has been affected. … Our electric went out around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. It finally came back on around 6 a.m. 

Your turn:
What do you remember from your first child’s birth? 

Amanuensis Monday is a genealogical prompt of GeneaBloggers. 

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.