He's here! A perfect, hungry and healthy little brother who got the name Jonas Egill Bjarnason (middle name after his paternal great grandfather in Sauðakrókur).
It all took a little more waiting than probably anticipated in the last post. Another snowstorm moved in and covered everything in white, and while there were signs of labor being close, nothing happened. Silja kept asking 'when is he coming, when is he coming', and finally suggested we should call him to ask when he was planning to come. At last I was given a time for induction, and gave up on the idea of going into labor on my own (again). We went out for dinner the night before I was going to the hospital, celebrating our last night as family of three. When putting Silja to bed I realized periodic cramps, and lo and behold it turned out I was having contractions. They continued through the night, and at 5am we woke up Silja, who was first confused but quickly ready to go and play with her little friend Leon as planned, when she heard that now the baby was ready to come. At the hospital I was admitted to a birthing room, feeling proud and happy that my body managed to get to this point on its own. I got an epidural, which worked absolutely amazingly and hours later a slippery and warm baby was placed in my arms, while Bjarni cut the umbilical cord.
As for spring we still need to be patient. 10-20 cm of snow is expected on Tuesday, but really... who cares about that right now :)
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