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The First Hours

In an odd ‘one must die for the other to live’ type situation, my iMac died the day Rory was born. Hence the ridiculous lack of baby photos. I managed to get my fried hard drive replaced last week and finally have all the necessary applications and plugins re-installed so that I can get back to editing. So, this is my first real blog post dedicated to our new daughter, Rory.

I’m sure some of you may be interested in a full birth story, but I won’t bore the general public with that. If you need some gory details, just drop me a line and I’ll be more than happy to share. The quick and dirty story is that Brei had a very good labour and we ended up delivering the baby at home on our own bed with our amazing midwife. The shots you see below are of some of the home setup and then a few images of our little girl just minutes and hours after she was born.

Stephanie Scott - May 8, 2012 - 7:51 am

Congrats to you and Brei! Beautiful job catching those first moments when your lives changed forever 🙂

Brian Furbush - May 8, 2012 - 9:10 am

Congrats dude! So happy for you and Brei! And beautiful shots of little Rory!

Jim Denham - May 8, 2012 - 9:29 am

Glad to see you back in business Heath! This must have been an amazing experience for you, especially being able to be at home. I absolutely LOVE the pic of her laying face down on the towel with her behind stuck in the air. Classic! Congrats bud, and hope that all stays well!

Jesse Pafundi - May 8, 2012 - 9:29 am

Finally! Love the images dude and congrats again.

Bob Lussier - May 8, 2012 - 10:11 am

Great images! Congrats, Heath!

Justin Kern - May 8, 2012 - 11:04 am

very sweet set – congrats again to you and your wife. Glad to hear everything went well for you.

Jay Taylor (aka Sirfishalot) - May 8, 2012 - 11:27 am

Congratulations Heath!
Rory is beautiful and thanks for sharing a glimpse of her first days in these great images.

Scott Ackerman - May 8, 2012 - 11:39 am

Sweet bud. Congrats again! Such an awesome feeling I’m sure. Enjoy your little one.

Jina - May 8, 2012 - 1:08 pm

I can’t get enough! So happy for you guys. Congrats!

Chris DeAngelis - May 8, 2012 - 4:42 pm

Congrats again man! Love the shots, as usual you have a fantastic eye for the details! Little Rory is adorable! Don’t you love those little feet?

John Deas - May 8, 2012 - 8:06 pm

A beautiful little girl. Very nice shots Heath. Glad to know that all is well in your home. Congrats to you and Brei.


Michael Tuuk - May 9, 2012 - 2:22 pm

Congrats! Glad it all went well and I love the pictures. We planned on a home birth with a midwife for our next child but all the “next” children ended up being adoptions…

Edith Levy - May 9, 2012 - 4:24 pm

Beautiful images Heath. Congratulations.

Navin Harish - May 10, 2012 - 1:12 am

These are some really cute images

Mike Olbinski - May 10, 2012 - 8:45 am

Yay! Awesome stuff man, so glad you could document it like that. What an experience! Pumped for you guys 🙂