Monday, February 27, 2012

Uncharted Territory

Benjamin Steven Wilson
February 23, 2012
12:42 a.m.
7lb. 6oz.
19 inches long
37 weeks gestation
4 long days in the NICU
Arrived home on February 26, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
more details to come
thank you for your thoughts, prayers, and love in getting us this far


Addi's mom said... [Reply to comment]

Oh thank God! So happy to see this update. Andrew's little brother is adorable xxxooo

Solange, Nik and Caitlin said... [Reply to comment]

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! He is precious!

Tiffany said... [Reply to comment]

this post took my breath away. i've been waiting to hear the news. he is gorgeous. so glad you guys are holding him in your arms now. congrats.

My New Normal said... [Reply to comment]

Congrats! He is beautiful and I'm sure you're all happy to be home!

Caroline said... [Reply to comment]

oh hi handsome! So glad you are HOME!!

Alli (and Tommy too!) said... [Reply to comment]

Wooo-hooo! Can't wait to meet the little dude!

Established: 2008 said... [Reply to comment]

I've been reading for a long time and I just wanted to tell you congratulations! He's beautiful.

e photography said... [Reply to comment]

so amazing! congrats! love, a NICU nurse!

LauraJane said... [Reply to comment]

You did SO freaking well momma- he's beautiful! He's so perfect and I want to bite those little cheeks. I like that he's all, "get me out of this car seat" in the photo. Yummy baby boy. :)

LookItsJessica said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations Wilsons! He is beautiful and really does look like you, Brandy! I'm so happy and THRILLED he's home with you guys!

Tiffany said... [Reply to comment]

Yay! Yay! Yay!! This just made my day!! Congrats! He is perfect!! I love how he looks like he's ready to take life head on- I bet if he could climb out of that car seat he would! SOOOOOO happy for you guys!! And congrats to big brother Andrew!

Becky said... [Reply to comment]

I heard a blm had there baby and figured it was you. So happy to hear Benjamin is home and all is well. He is precious.

Jessica said... [Reply to comment]

What a handsome lil' guy! I am so happy for you and look forward to hearing all about this new territory you are about to explore!!!!


Molly said... [Reply to comment]

Yay for being home!! Congrats!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Oh yay! I am so happy for you! Seeing this post made my day!

Congrats - he's a nice looking boy!

Brooke said... [Reply to comment]

Gorgeous baby! So glad you're all home safe and sound.

katie illingworth said... [Reply to comment]

So happy for you all I could just burst!

Mary said... [Reply to comment]

OMG he is gorgeous. I cannot imagine having to go thru a NICU stay with all you've gone thru already! Enjoy every single second. Congrats, Mom and now have two sons :)

SSM said... [Reply to comment]

How wonderful.


Danielle said... [Reply to comment]

He's simply amazing :) love the LONG fingers and the 'look'... wonder where he gets THAT from :) can't wait to meet him!! Congrats fam!!

boo and stacy said... [Reply to comment]

Blessings little man!!! Welcome to the world! You are one loved kiddo!!

Brandy, he is precious:)

Goose Bumps!!!!!!

Amy L. said... [Reply to comment]

OMG!! He's absolutely stunning!! Congratulations...I can't wait to read more!

Emily said... [Reply to comment]

Whoo hoo! So happy for you guys! Welcome to the outside world Benjamin!

Amy said... [Reply to comment]

BEAUTIFUL!!! Congratulations on your second precious boy!

Kristi said... [Reply to comment]

love and prayers continue and grow for all of you!

Kelly said... [Reply to comment]

EEEK! So exciting! I'm sorry you had a NICU stay, but so happy you are doing well and he is home. Welcome to the world, sweet Benjamin! Congrats Wilsons!

Ben and Katie said... [Reply to comment]

Hello lil Benjamin! I got a heads up you were here yesterday! :) I wanted to cry, giggle, laugh and cry some more knowing that you were making your parents do the same! My heart is so happy! What a lil miracle blessing you are!
Brandy you're amazing and I am so proud of you! Congrats mama!!!

Nicole Svendsen said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations!!! He is precious. Enjoy every ounce of him.

CK said... [Reply to comment]

SO VERY HAPPY to read this update today. Congratulations to you all!!!
Andrew is a big brother.
I won't pretend to know what you are going through right now...the mix of emotions you are likely feeling, but I have been following your blog since you were pregnant with your dear Andrew as we were both due within days of each other.
I am thinking of your family...all of you.

Natasha said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations! So glad you guys made it home safely with your little miracle <3 He looks like you :) Congrats again!

Melissa said... [Reply to comment]

Aww, congratulations!

Kim said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations! What a beautiful baby boy!!!!

Newlywed Next Door said... [Reply to comment]

So adorable! Congratulations to you and your family!

I'm sure the NICU stay was scary but I'm so glad all is well now and you are home. Big hugs!!

Amelia said... [Reply to comment]

My heart just stopped when I saw this. I am so so happy for you. Congratulations doesn't even begin to cover it, but it'll have to do. Congratulations!!

SG said... [Reply to comment]

YAY!!!! What a cutie pie. <3

Lizzy said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations! I've been reading for awhile but have never commented. So happy to see this little guy!

Darcey said... [Reply to comment]

Such wonderful news...i am so happy you have your beautiful boy home with you...congrats momma!!!

Flmgodog said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations on Benjamin! So glad he made it on the outside safely. Andrew's little brother is adorable! ENJOY!!

Rachel said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations! Not sure if I've commented before or not...He's so cute!

Sneaker Teacher said... [Reply to comment]

I just burst into tears. So happy for you!

Shell said... [Reply to comment] happy to see this gorgeous pic of your baby boy. I am sure the NICU stay was scary but he is home now and hope you are enjoying some bonding time. Congrats to you, hubby and big brother Andrew!

Phil and Dana said... [Reply to comment]

My heart skipped a beat when I saw this! He is perfect. So happy for you - you are amazing.

Melissa said... [Reply to comment]

He is so handsome!! Congrats!!

Abelgirl said... [Reply to comment]

Love that Andrew and Benjamin share a middle name. Congratulations to your whole family.

Todd Coston said... [Reply to comment]

Congrats my friend!

*Laura Angel said... [Reply to comment]

yay for rainbows!!

Ben and Katie said... [Reply to comment]

I cannot stop looking at him! :)

Josh Jackson said... [Reply to comment]

OH THANK GOD. I have been checking ten times a day to see how little Benjamin was doing.


He is beautiful.

Can't wait to hear more.

Susie said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations to you all! A beautiful brother for Andrew xxxx I am so happy for you guys :)

(i have been reading since June 2011 after losing our 2nd child - a boy, Evan - at only 18wks 2days and are now expecting again, due June 2012 - all very scary!! Your blog has helped me in so many ways, so thank YOU!!)

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Mrs. Head said... [Reply to comment]

WOW! This just took my breath away. He to me looks just like you. Congrats to you and your hubby, and little Andrew as well!!

ASP said... [Reply to comment]

What a little sweetheart! Welcome to a big, big world full of lots of love, BSW. Congratulations!

PS- I've been stalking your blog waiting for this announcement! ;) XXXXX

leslie(cullensblessings) said... [Reply to comment]

Well hey there little man! Welcome to the world! Big hugs to ALL of you...

Shae said... [Reply to comment]

Yay!!! Congrats on Ben's arrival!!!!!

Kat Sparks said... [Reply to comment]

I have tears streaming down my face as I write this. Congratulations to you! I am so very happy for you and your hubby. He is gorgeous.

Mrs. Potts said... [Reply to comment]

I'm so so happy for you!!

Sherri said... [Reply to comment]

So very happy to read this and to know that you are home with Andrew's little brother! Hope homelife is treating you well, and I'm sending HUGE hugs your way!!!

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brianna said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, what a beautiful boy. Many warm congratulations.

brianna said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, what a beautiful boy. Many warm congratulations.

Renel said... [Reply to comment]

Oh oh oh. I am so happy! So thrilled, no I'm relieved and thankful. I am so glad he is here, perfect and wonderful and alive. Can't wait to hear all about him and sending you healing vibes

Hope's Mama said... [Reply to comment]

OHMYGOODNESS! He's adorable. Oh mama, you did it. All my love to you guys. I'm so incredibly happy to read this post.

Kristin said... [Reply to comment]

oh my goodness, he is perfect! A million congrats! XOXO

Krista and David Hart said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations Brandy! He's so precious and certainly looks like you!!!! Yay!

e Liz said... [Reply to comment]

!!! so incredibly thrilled for you all! such hard work. he's gorgeous!! I love that there are B's all over "B"enjamin's blanket! thinking of you daily.

Olaina.PhotosAndArt said... [Reply to comment]

I'm so happy for you! What a little doll! Can't wait to read the details, but you take care of yourself and get as much rest as possible. Yay!

Jill said... [Reply to comment]

CONGRATS MAMA!!!!!!! He is BEAUTIFUL! so so handsome! I cant believe he is here! Glad he is home with you all! Cant wait to see more pictures and read all about him and possible delivery

xox CONGRATS again!!

JoyAndSorrow said... [Reply to comment]

Congratulations mama. He is gorgeous. xoxo