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Friday, October 28, 2005

Peter's little brother David arrived!!

Baby David Bertels arrived today, Friday, October 28th at 1:35 p.m. He was due November 9th, and showed up a wee bit early!! David was born at home, weighs 7lbs 10 oz and is doing wonderful with his family now :-) Big brother Peter is not sure what to think, but has given him a hug and a kiss. More updates to follow later!


Anonymous said...

We're so excited to have another beautiful nephew! Well done and congratulations!
XO Auntie Lauren and Uncle Mark

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to all of you, and a big welcome to little David!! We are all very happy for you!!

Love: Stacey, George, Stephanie, Emily, Michael and Zeus.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations!! We can't wait to meet David in person.

Love to you all: Natalie, Carlo & Linus

Anonymous said...

CONGRATULATIONS Shannon!! Welcome little David!

I look forward to hearing the full birth story!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations Shannon! He is beautiful and I am proud of your strength through your home birth! Peter must be thrilled!

Katrien said...

Congrats to the whole family! Welcome to the world David! Shannon, hope you're feeling well. What gorgeous children!


Katrien, Rob, Jaime, Nikolas

Anonymous said...

Absolutely beautiful! Welcome to the world, David! You have an awesome family. Congrats y'all!!!


Melanie and Marain

Anonymous said...

Yay for my secret sister!! :D You look so beautiful. Congratulations!!

Anonymous said...

Congrats to Shan, Paul and Peter - another beautiful addition to your family!
Shannon you truly are an amazing woman!
Lots of love to you all!

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on another handsome son!!! You look great and I can't wait to hear more about your home birth :)

Anonymous said...

Congrats to you and Paul! Please pass on all the tips, We'll need them in April, when we're due!
Marlene and Gonzo

Anonymous said...

Congrats, babe!!!! Both you and David look awesome :) Looking forward to meeting him.

XO Heather, Matthew and Connor

Anonymous said...

CONGRATULATIONS to all of you!!!
What a cutie!! Peter is going to be such a good big brother. You are all just BEAMING in those photo's.
Big hugs,
Cherie & Colby

Anonymous said...

Congrats to you!!!! You both look fantastic. Yep, beaming is definitely the word. I'm adding my request to the others', to please tell us (at MM board) the birth story, when you can. Home births are so awesome and some of us hope to follow in those footsteps!

Get sleep and enjoy your new little son!

love, Emily

Nikki said...

Congratulations to you guys!! Welcome to the world David!! He's beautiful!!!

AK Alter Ego said...

Congratulations!!! you look so very peaceful and happy. I didn't realize you were planning a home birth. I'm glad everything went according to plan, although a wee bit early. He looks wonderful.

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to you all. Peter is going to love being a big brother when he gets used to the idea! You look fantastic. I hope you are feeling good too. Were you all ready for your early surprise? Would love to hear more as you get more settled.
Kerry & Tarquin

Anonymous said...

I am so happy for you. There is no better word than beaming. You all look so proud, and rightfully so. He is beautiful. I can't wait to hear more.

Julie, Sam, & Tori (Torisam2)

Anonymous said...

Congratulations!! What a beautiful family you have. I'm so glad that everyone is happy & healthy. I can't wait to keep getting updates.

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