Harley Quinn Hopkins Birth Story & First Birthday

8lb 5oz 22in

McCall’s water broke at her church building after a youth activity she was helping with on Wednesday, January 16th around 8:45pm. She thought she was peeing her pants in the foyer and hurried to the bathroom where she realized it wasn’t just the inability to control her bladder. Collin pulled the car up and she ran to the car! She sat on the toilet at home while Collin grabbed everything they needed for the hospital. She rode to the hospital with a towel between her legs. McCall & Collin arrived at the hospital about 9:30pm.

The Chain of Events

8:45pm water broke
9:30pm dilated 1
12:45am epidural dilated 2
3:45am dilated 3
4:45am internal heart rate monitors put in
5:15am pitocin low dose started
6:30am dilated 5
7:30am pitocin dose upped slightly
7:45am dilated 8
9:00am dilated 10
Pushed a total of 35 minutes with a lot of breaks in between while we waited for the doctor to get there.

McCall got her epidural early in hopes she could sleep a little bit through the night. Although she didn’t sleep, she was grateful for her epidural which helped her through her labor.

Month 1

Month 2

Month 3

Month 4

Month 5

Month 6

Month 7

Month 8

Month 9

Month 10

Harley started both crawling and walking this month!

Month 11

Month 12

Birthday Festivities

Grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins on both sides! We love having so many family members living close to us but definitely missed our out of state family!

Harley took a few bites of her cupcake and then was ready to get back down and play with her new toys!

Happy Birthday

Harley Quinn!

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