1 Elana in May This is about half way through the pregnancy. 2 Elana in May I can just hear her saying "Does this baby make me look fat?" 3 Elana at 37 weeks Okay, we're getting close. 4 Elana at 38 weeks Okay, now she's ready... 5 Hospital Arrival Here we are at 5am Monday Aug 13th, settling into the delivery room. 6 8am Still smiling... 7 And there's baby Celeste! This was taken about 3 seconds after birth. 8 Hi Celeste! 5 seconds after birth. Eyes wide open and just exploring the world. She wasn't even making a sound! 9 So this is the real world... only 10 seconds into the world and still trying to figure it all out. 10 Weighing t he Baby 15lbs, 6 oz. No wait. 6 lbs, 15 oz! 11 In the Incubator It's nice and warm in here! 12 The new family with Dr. Hoff Everyone's smiling and happy! "Well done! Congrats to th..." View Comments... 13 Elana With Celeste 14 Celeste Sleeping When she's not wide-eyed and taking in the world, she's peacefully sleeping. Let's hope this continues. "In a word... angelic! :D" "This photo solicited lots ..." View Comments... 15 Elana Celeste The baby is now 24 hours old. 16 Nose to Nose She's so tiny! "Look out world - Bang has ..." View Comments... 17 Mike and Celeste Wow! I'm a dad! 18 Mike Tucking In Celeste How come she gets to sleep and I don't? 19 Under the lights To make sure we got rid of her jaundice, she spent a bit of time under the lights. "This is sooo California - ..." View Comments... 20 The Blood Test She pretty much slept right through it! 21 Elana with Celeste One last cuddle before going home. "What a precious mother and..." View Comments... 22 Mike with Celeste In the room, with Celeste and some flowers that she received. 23 Getting Ready to go Home Buckling her into the car seat. Wow, she's so tiny! 24 Celeste in the Car Seat All bundled up in the blanket that I wore home from the hospital forty-th..., uh, twenty-nine years ago!