chubby cheeks

Yesterday Amber had her 38 week doctor appointment and the doctor says all looks well. They estimate that Baby J is already 8 lbs and so the doctor would like to induce if Baby J does not make his entrance into this wild world by next weekend! OH MY GOODNESS…it’s beginning to feel real!

Amber sent me these two photos…

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This is the ultrasound from yesterday, 4/22/10. I’d say by the grumpy look on his face, he is ready to get out of there! Look at those chubby cheeks…

Jesse and parents, Scott & Beth

just like his Daddy’s when he was a baby. Looks like they both got them from his beautiful Mimi Beth.

It’s getting close! It goes without saying that we covet your prayers for a safe and easy labor & delivery for  Amber,  understanding and patience for Jesse, and a strong and healthy Baby J. We are trusting God with our desire to be their for the birth. God’s timing is perfect. He has already worked out dog-care for Max and a place for us to stay while there. God is good and loves us just because He chose to.

5 thoughts on “chubby cheeks

  1. For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made . . . All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. Psalm 139:13,14a,16b. What a joy to see the face already, of this precious little boy Jacobs. We will certainly be praying for a safe and easy labor and delivery and for Jesse and Amber. May God surround you with his presence and love. We love you. Opa and Oma.

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  2. This is so exciting!!! I am so happy for your whole family, it is such a wonderful time, knowing you will soon be holding and meeting your little man!!! (One reason I keep doing it over and over again) Praying for all of you and can’t wait to hear the news!

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  3. Ruthi – We will be praying for a safe delivery for a healthy baby boy!!! So exciting! There’s nothing like them!! So special is a baby boy to a mommy’s heart!! Don’t get me wrong – girls are special, too! 🙂
    Keep us posted!! Can’t wait to hear and to see LOTS and LOTS of pictures!!!

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  4. He is beautiful! I can’t wait to see his pictures next week. Jesse and Amber- we will all have you in our hearts over the next few weeks.
    I know why baby j is pouting…..he knows his dad is going to cheat at all their card games.

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