Monday, July 13, 2009

Jaxon Zion Moss has arrived!

While on my way home from the New Life pastor's meeting today I received a text from Jeannette: "Hurry up! I think this is it!" For those who know how I drive, think about what it would have been like to be in the car with me the rest of the way home.

Jeannette had been up most of the night nauseous and in pain, so upon calling the doctor he told her to get to the hospital. When we arrived around 12:45pm they put Jeannette into an evaluation room. About 10 minutes later her water broke, pretty much making the answer definitive as to whether we were delivering today or not.

Because Baylee was delivered Cesarean the new little one would also be. For everyone amazed at how quickly the baby came, that's the secret.

They brought me into the delivery/operating room around 2:25p. There was a blue cloth hung up about 3 feet high in front of Jeannette's chin so that we couldn't see the anatomy class lab going on around the other side. When I sat down next to Jeannette the first thing she said was, "I feel like I'm on House."

I was holding Jeannette's hand and kept looking back and forth between her and the empty bassinet off to the side. The nurse asked if I was OK, that I looked a little frazzled and was I going to pass out. "No, I'm not going to pass out - I've just been waiting 9 months to find out what the sex of this baby is!"

And at 2:31pm we found out. We heard from the other side of the blue wall, "Oh guys...it's a boy!"

I burst into tears and repeated the words to Jeannette, "IT'S A BOY!"

Very proud and thankful to say that MY SON, Jaxon Zion Moss, was born today at 2:31pm at Christ Hospital. He was 7lbs, 14oz & was 20 1/2 inches long. To say we are excited, happy, thankful, and in awe would each be complete understatements!



To answer the FAQ's:
  • Mom & little man are both doing good, resting after the ordeal of receiving the gift of life.
  • Jaxon was chosen because we wanted a "J" name like his mom's. We chose the spelling because we wanted it to be unique.
  • His name is in NO way a tribute to Michael Jackson. We've had the name chosen for about 2-3 months. We like the King of Pop's music, but not that much.
  • Zion was chosen to coincide with his sister Baylee's middle name, Eden. Her name highlights the beginning of the gospel story and his name highlights the end.
  • Baylee is very excited to be a big sister. When I held her up to the glass of the nursery and said, "That's your little brother," she got a huge smile on her face. After a few moments of looking at him she looked back at me and said, "We need to take him home."
We are very humbled & joyous parents right now, so thankful for the gifts of a daughter and a SON!











12 comments:

Jessica said...

aaaaaahhhhh!!!! :) such great pictures of him!!! do we get to see/meet him tomorrow? :)

Jessica Bensema said...

Congrats Bobby, Jeannette, and Baylee! He is beautiful and I'm so happy for you all! Jaxon is lucky to have parents like you!

Beefriendly143 said...

Bobby and Jeannette, He is So Beautiful. God has really Blessed you both with beautiful Kids. Baylee will be a great Big Sister. Glad everyone is Healthy. Tina

Pastor Decrease Dwayne said...

wow!!! amazing.... totally amazing... and wow!!! time will fly... enjoy each moment as much as you can!

Christina Ragusin said...

He's beautiful! I absolutely LOVE his name! Congrats Bobby, Jeannette, and big sister Baylee!

Mike West said...

Congrats!

Kim said...

adorable!! Question: Are you going to call him "Jay Z" for short? :)

Lewis Nursing Cohort 9 said...

Take it from a long time father, get ready for sleepless nights and looong days...haha, I just wanted to say that since EVERYBODY told me that...evn though it's not true. Congrats on the offspring, let us know when the crowds die down, I kow how annoying visitors are at the hospital...oops, kidding!

Dane, Nikki and Skylar.

Carrie said...

Yay!!! Congrats, Moss family! He's adorable! :) Awww... babies...

Vanessa said...

He is beautiful!! Congrats!

Jessica said...

KIM! I totally thought of that last night too! hahahaha.

stephenwillcox said...

Congratulations on the beautiful baby boy! What an amazing blessing!