Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Welcome to the World Isa Serena Zimmerman!

Hi everyone, it's me - Isa!!! I finally made it :-)

Mommy's water started to leak on Sunday 3/29/09 around 1pm. She called the midwife who gave her 12 hours to start having contractions. Well, by midnight, still nothing but leaking, so Mommy, Daddy (and I) headed over to the hospital and Grammy came to stay with Xia.

They admitted Mommy and started monitoring her and she had til morning to start having contractions. I really did try my best to help her out, but still nothing by the morning. So, at 9am on Monday 3/30/09, they started a Pitocin drip to induce labor for Mommy. She was scared this would take away her chance of delivering me naturally, but...

By 10am the contractions were coming and from 12pm to 1pm they were pretty rough, but Mommy and I were troopers and we got through them without any help - yeah! By 1pm, Mommy was ready to push and 6 minutes later...

I entered the world. So I was born on Monday 3/30/09 at 1:06pm weighing 6 lb and 10 oz and 20 in long!! Sorry it took so long to update you all, but the silly hospital didn't have any wifi!!

Here are some pics of the days since I was born:

Here I am a couple of hours after birth Monday 3/30/09:

Mommy holding me:

Daddy holding me:

Xia and Grammy came over that evening and I got to meet my sister for the first time!!

Here's my big sister holding me and giving me a big kiss!

Here's Grammy holding me with Xia close by:

Here's a nice shot of me my 2nd day of life, Tuesday 3/31/09:

Here I am meeting my Godmother, Heather, that evening:

A nice family shot:

And my journey home today, Wednesday 4/1/09:

Stay tuned for some videos when there's more time, but I'm hungry and Mommy needs to come feed me!!!


  1. Isa Serena, it's so good to finally meet you! You are a beautiful child, I know you're Mommy and Daddy are so happy to have you here. :)

  2. Congratulations! She is beautiful. The picture of Xia kissing Isa is so precious!

    Emily, Matt, and Pete

  3. Two beautiful princess! Congrats and best of luck with the girls.

    Joanne Milasus

  4. Congratulations Zimmerman Family!!!

    Isa is beautiful and seems to look a lot like her big sister.

    All the pictures are really lovely!

    Praise the Lord!

  5. Congratulations, Stephanie! Isa Serena is lovely - just like her big sister Xia.

  6. What a beautiful family with God working in your life! are blessed. Congratulations.

  7. Congratulations, Stephanie!!! Isa is absolutely beautiful; she has such beautiful skin and what a sweet little mouth! (I don't know that I've ever even noticed a baby's mouth before, but her lips are just so rosy and cute that I noticed them right away!) I'm so happy for all of you; you certainly are blessed!


  8. Congratulations, Zimmerman Family and welcome Isa! You sure cooked a beautiful birthday present for yourself this year, Steph! Best wishes, DJ

  9. Welcome to the world Isa, you are beautiful. Your mommy is beautiful too.

  10. Wow Isa you were born on your due date. That's quite a feat in itself. You are beautiful!

    Xia you got to meet your baby sister. How are you these days? It's quite a whirlwind isn't it?


  11. Congrats Zimmermans!

    Now two beautiful girls! Short labor Stephanie! I am jealous! Looking forward to seeing all four soon. Get plenty of rest!

    -Cherie, Mark, Ava, (and Katya to be)

  12. Hi Zimmerman family! Congratulations! Isa Serena, you are so lucky to have a Mommy, Daddy and sister to welcome you and love you! You are beautiful!

    Enjoy your gifts from GOD!

    Cindy Bailey

  13. Thanks for all the great comments :-) We all truly do feel blessed!!!

  14. Congratulations! You share a birthday with Ian. One year we'll have a big party. Congratulations to your mom dad and big sister. And happy birthday to your mom too!

  15. Congratulations on the newest addition to the Zimmerman family!

  16. Wow!!! Sorry I was so long in getting to view the new arrival Isa and her big sister Xia. What absolutely gorgeous girls. Great job, Steph. Bill, you better start getting in practice now to fend the guys off!!! You have your hands full.

    Thanks for sharing this special family time.

    Love, Aliene