Welcome to the world, Stella Marleia Klein! She arrived at 11:38am on 02.22.20, at 7lbs 10oz and 20.5”. She’s absolutely every bit of newborn perfection, and we’re home, just soaking her up! ** Her middle name, Marleia is pronounced as Mar-lay-uh… Stella 💫 is my great grandmas name, and Marleia is my husbands grandma’s name!
I’m so grateful that I was able to deliver her naturally at Sacred Roots Midwifery, in the warm, relaxing tub! 🛀🏽 Overall, I labored for about 10 hours, which was longer than expected, but it made her actual delivery that much more sweet (also probably the biggest relief of my life thus far! 😆). We were able to come home within about five hours of delivering her, which has been such a gift— to be home, in my comfy bed, in our sacred space to simply rest and recover.