The day has come

Delivery date: March 7, 2016
Today’s date: June 6, 2016

13 weeks

91 days
2184 hours
Over 4.5 ponds gained
Oxygen, caffeine, tests, vaccines
Countless trips back and forth to Winnie Palmer for mommy and daddy…
And finally…
Thank you all so much for your prayers, words of encouragement, meals, help with the other kids, help around our house, help with our move, reading our posts,and overall, just loving on us! We thank God for all of you!



We’d like to introduce Isaiah Owen Slezak, born this Monday, March 7th by emergency c-section at 26 weeks. He was 2 lbs 4 oz and 14 3/4″ long. So far his vitals are good and he’s breathing on his own. Mom is in pain but recovering and being discharged today. Isaiah will stay here in the NICU at Winnie Palmer for a while. Our best guess right now is 9-10 weeks.

We have a big journey ahead but are grateful our little guy can be at such a great hospital for preemies.

The story of how this all happened will come, but for now, here’s our little peanut: