Baby Elisha was born at 10:57 on Friday 12th August. It was a quick delivery and went relatively smoothly. It was much better than the delivery of our first child. By the evening we were all back home, and by the end of the weekend family who were staying over and visiting had gone, and it was just the four of us to get used to life as a larger family.
The first 48 hours were difficult, but having been through it once before it was a lot easier. Of course wifey took the brunt of it, but coped very well. My main duty ended up being taking care of my elder daughter, leyla, who is just coming up to 2 years old. This was hard work - but also more fun than looking after a newborn, as you can play more games!
The birth of Elisha and the first few days afterwards have gone much smoother than we all expected. It is a happy moment also - I do not feel any stress at all right now. It is tricky planning things when you have two kids - but it is also wonderful and amazing.
The home move is the next obstacle. I'll post separately on that, as this post should be all about Elisha!
Welcome to the world little girl :)