On Friday, February 4th, Stefanie was finally admitted to Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside California. After a very long day of waiting for all the right signs to begin, she began the final phase of delivery.
Hard labor began at about 1 PM Saturday afternoon, and the delivery was difficult. It was particularly tough on mom, but mom continued on despite having her epidural "give up". At last, at 3:14 PM Makenzie Paige saw the light of day. At 7 pounds 14 ounces and 20 inches long, she was a large birth, given Stefanies' size. Both are going well, father and grandparents surived, as well.
The following is a pictorial report of the events. While you weren't able to share in this event "real time", here are the highlights...
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