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oh baby!!

(Please note: I'll be out of town and offline for a few days.)

A hearty welcome to Alexander Matthew Allcock, who made his debut this morning!

Phil posted the following message in the Blatherchat message board:

Just a brief message as it's 10 past 3 in the morning... but Lissa gave birth today at 00:34 (by C-section after ineffective labour after her waters broke (2 weeks early) on Friday). Mother and baby are fine, his name will be Alexander Matthew Allcock and he's 8lb, 1oz. Lissa will be in hospital for 4-5 days, but if you send congrats to then I'll print them off and take them in for her.

World - live in dread! We have spawned!


Many congrats to Lissa and Phil!!

Lacking a current photo of young Alexander, I combed my photo files for any earlier pictures in which he makes an appearance. In most cases, Lissa is also in the photo. :-)

Here is Alexander enjoying truffles and a hot tub in Toronto in March:

Can't wait to meet Alexander! I'll have to keep an eye open for seat sales to the UK next year...

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Are you comfortable enough with babies to be able to change the diaper of a newborn for the first time without guidance?

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