Monday, May 14, 2012

Dear Baby

Dear Baby-
There are so many unknowns, and they have been keeping mommy awake at night.

Will you be healthy? What will you look like? How small will you really be? Are you going to have your daddy's gorgeous eyes? I kind of hope one part of you is really chubby, your cheeks or your little thighs or something. I hope you're not so little that there's nothing to squeeze and pinch - that would make me sad.

Will you be a happy baby, or angry that you came into this world a tiny bit early? What will be your favorite way to be held? Are you going to like my breasts or are they going to frustrate your tiny body and be disregarded for a bottle?

And these are just the unknowns in your first few days. There are so many other things in your life I can't predict.

So let's focus on what we do know.

When know what we're going to name you. We know that we are doing the best thing by delivering you early. We know that both you and I have good doctors to care for us, and a daddy/husband who is going to make the early days so much more comfortable. We know that you have a dog brother and sister at home who are going to be relieved when you are finally here and they can stop waiting for some unknown event to occur.

We know that we will love you with all of our hearts, no matter what shape you're in when you are born. And I guess that's all that matters.


6 comments:

Alex said...

This is so sweet. I love this. You are doing the very best for that little guy, and that is all that matters. Sending you love today as you get ready for meeting your boy tomorrow. Tomorrow!!! So excited for you!

I'm having their baby said...

Good luck!!

Jesica said...

Good luck tomorrow honey!!!!!

Ruth said...

The unknown can be so overwhelming. But you're right: all that matters is that you and the doctors are doing what is best for the little one and you will love him no matter what. Good luck tomorrow!

Amanda said...

Good luck! I read your blog all the time but don't comment much - just wanted to say I'll be thinking about you tomorrow! 1 more sleep (if you in fact sleep tonight) till you meet your little man!! I would be so excited!

Allison said...

So sweet!!! Thinking of you!!