They say that babies don’t smile until they’re several weeks old. But clearly, Elijah is already smiling — albeit in his sleep.

Elijah smiles, November 2011
He's such a content little boy — even while he's dreaming!

Elijah, 3 days old, November 2011
The milk blister has already started to form on his tiny lips. He's been breastfeeding really well and is already growing and changing.

We’re still getting used to the masculine pronoun. Every one of us in the family has referred to Elijah as “girl”, “she”, “her” or “Delaney”. We’re still revelling in his presence and the novelty of having a son hasn’t yet worn off.