Bring your gold, frankincense and myrrh (and maybe some camembert and sashimi too!).
After three quick heave-hos, Edith Rose Hines rocketed into the world – talking – on Monday 13th of May 2019 (business hours). Yes, she was babbling while still half-wedged in the birth canal.
Pluto the placenta (about two cm thick and 17.5 cm in diameter) arrived shortly thereafter, though he had very little to say.
Father and bub are doing well, Mother’s nipples are experiencing post traumatic stress disorder and big sister Holly continues to rule the roost.
Edith – may you eat your greens, floss regularly and always be ready to chat, even in a tight spot.