Today was such a beautiful day, sunny and 70s. We had a visit from Grandma and Grandpa. We took them outside to show them our newest family members: Fluffer and Nutter.
Well, just about at this very moment, Sarah notices that Cheerios looks like she was in labor. She was right!
(Birthing pictures below)
Then everything came to a standstill for a few hours. Those feet just came and went, back and forth. We established that they were the correct feet to be presenting, so there wasn’t a danger of suffocation from a breach. I checked on her periodically for a few hours. The final time, the head and front feet were half out and just stuck. Cheerios seem to have quit trying. Dave held her front end and I wrapped a towel around the partial head and feet (they are REALLY slippery) and gently, firmly pulled. It was hard work! But this is what flopped out…
It’s a big boy. He is very large considering the size of the mom.
All seems well with mom and son.
Here is an update on the other kids: