Proud To Announce!

Do you remember the Pink Flavoured Baby Shower that I threw for my sister and brother-in-law back in August?

Well….baby Persephone (named after the Greek Goddess of Springtime) was born on 17th October 2012 at 3:44pm ♥ Weighing 7lb 12oz and 21″ long.

I was there at the birth to give my support to my sister and brother-in-law as they brought their baby daughter into this world. It was an amazing, life changing experience for me, and I felt so honoured that they asked me to be there with them. The immediate love I felt for my cute baby niece is indescribable, and all the family are so excited to have baby safe with us.

Mummy and baby are now at home after an overnight stay at the hospital, and I’ve had word from her that first night at home was a-okay.

I took the following photograph when Sephy (yes, we are shortening the name!) was just fifteen minutes old, looking up at her adoring daddy. It makes me melt, it really does. ♥

Half An Hour
I got some cuddles after dad asked if I wanted to hold her…to hold a newborn in my arms was pure joy. I miss her so much, and can’t wait to go and see her again at the weekend, and to take a little care package to the new parents to help them with their first few days at home!


    Oh… Michelle,
    The Baby Girl is precious. Congratulations. I love the name Sephy!!!! God Bless her always!!!

    • Michelle {The Purple Pumpkin Blog}

      Thank you…she is just the most lovely little thing – I can’t believe how much I love her!

  • Mama Syder

    Aww Beautiful baby! Congrats to your Sister & Bro in law x

    • Michelle Ordever

      She’s growing up into such a cheeky little monkey! x

  • Jaime Oliver

    Michelle what an amazing experience!! the photo is beautiful! so lovely to have you linked up and sharing with #magicmoments xx

    • Michelle Ordever

      It really was amazing! I just love this first photo of Sephy, and so proud I was there to capture it ♥

  • Late For Reality

    Oh what a pretty name :) I have heard it before and loved it! xx

    • Michelle Ordever

      A pretty name for a pretty little thing – I look back at this photo and remember the day so clearly! xx

  • Charly Dove

    Wow how amazing to be there and have a photo of Sephy when she was 15 minutes old. Definitely one to treasure. Thank you for joining in with #whatsthestory

    • Michelle Ordever

      I know, when I look at her, I can’t believe I was there for the first moments of her life xx

  • Nutritious Deliciousness

    What a great name and amazing you could be there.

    • Michelle Ordever

      It really suits her! xx

  • LauraCYMFT

    Awww just gorgeous!

    • Michelle Ordever

      She is! xx

  • AlexanderResidence

    Aw congrats, becoming an aunty really moved me, can’t imagine how special being there at the birth was. Awesome shot!

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