Silas & Justin
Silas and Justin Birth -- 23 April 2003 (Part 1)
*** April 23, 2003 *** Mass. General Hospital (MGH), Labor and Delivery floor. David, Melora, Millie and Bob in the waiting area just before checking Melora into her room for the delivery.
Daddy-to-be-David ready with his cameras, waiting to be called into the delivery room.
Silas, a few minutes after birth, gets warmed up after his exam.
Justin holds Mommy's hand for the first time.
Justin with Mommy. The goop on his eyes is antibiotic ointment that is routinely placed in the eyes of every newborn.
Justin holding Mommy's finger. Look at how tiny Justin's fingers are!
The babies are brought to the nursery and placed under heat lamps to warm, while Melora's caesarian incision is stitched up. Daddy David, Grandpa Bob, Grandma Millie and Silas.
Silas with Grandma Millie's hand.
Silas in the MGH nursery, just after birth.
Bob and Millie admire their newborn grandson, Justin, in the nursery at MGH shortly after birth.
Millie admires her grandson Justin in the nursery at MGH just after birth.
Justin in the nursery at MGH soon after birth, with heart monitors still on for an hour or two, until they knew he was stable.
Justin in the MGH nursery, just after birth.