Monday, November 12, 2007

Olivia Kamille Kunz

Not long after posting my last blog, I went into labor. The contractions came on suddenly and fast! After timing them for one hour, they went from 20 minutes apart, to 8, to 7, then 4, 4, 4...we made it to the hospital just in time for me to deliver Olivia less than 15 minutes later. She came after just two pushes. It was a fast delivery for me and no time for an epidural or to change into a hospital gown, for that matter. I will also mention that it was a holiday...Veteran's Day. If you recall, I do these kinds of things on holidays. Olivia Kamille Kunz
born 11/11/07
12:27 am
3 lbs. 9.1 oz.
16 inches
She has lots of dark hair and chubby cheeks, just like Brinley. We were able to spend 1 hour and 53 minutes with her before she passed away at 2:20am. She never opened her eyes, but she did turn to me when she heard my voice and she grabbed my finger. She had a lot of family there, including her sister, Brinley, both sets of granparents, her aunt Julie, cousin Cody, uncle Merv, aunt Kami, uncle Jared, and aunt Ami.

We were able to have her in our room the entire time , give her a bath and dress her.


Her funeral will be held this Friday, Nov. 16th at 10am at the Foothills chapel.

I will post more throughout the week.

16 comments:

My Crazy Life X 6 said...

Like I said you are a Rock...Blogging this soon...Thanks you for sharing your family with me...

whalenfamily1 said...

Thank you for sharing your sweet angel so soon. If there is anything you need, please let me know and I will be there for whatever...

Josh and Betsie said...

She is absolutly beautiful.I am so glad you put pictures on. I wish I could be there for the funeral to give you a hug. Just remember my arms are around you in thought. Love you guys

Sheree said...

I also wanted to say Thank you for sharing Olivia with us. She is precious. I am also here for anything you need.

Karlene said...

We are sending you our stregth, love and support.

Thank you for sharing your beautiful angel with us.

Carrie said...

My heart goes out to you and your family...

kim said...

She is gorgeous!!! I am trying to arrange schedules here to be there on Friday. Until then big hugs. Karen is delivering a hug in person tomorrow. I love you!

Jennie said...

Olivia is just beautiful! You and your family are in my prayers. I miss you and wish I could be there for you now. Hang in there!

XOXO
Jennie Leonard

Tida6 said...

Olivia is a precious angel. The pictures are so sweet. I am so glad you had some special time with her. Just know that you will get to hold her again someday.
We love you guys and hope you let us know if you need anything. Kaitlyn would love to have Brinley over to play.

Sam and Jill McComas Family said...

Arah, she is beautiful. I am so glad that you got to be with her for just a little bit. Thank you for sharing. I love her name too. So precious. Please let me know if I can help in any way. We love you and are praying for your little family.

Sam said...

What a precious, beautiful baby. We are thinking of you and your family. Our prayers are with you. Let us know if there is anything we can do. Love, Sam & John & Audrey

Jenn Christensen said...

Arah and Matt,
Thank you so much for sharing your pictures. I am so glad you got time to spend with Olivia and for her to share her spirit with you. Let me know if you need anything.
Jenn

joleen said...

Your sweet Olivia looks absolutely beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing her with all of us. We love you guys. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

janet said...

What an angel. She is perfect and her name is so beautiful. I am so glad you were able to spend time with her and I love that she squeezed your finger. The pictures are so wonderful. Thanks for sharing so quickly. You are such an example to all of us!

Drew and Jill said...

Your beautiful family is in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all! Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you. As others have said, thank you for sharing your precious pictures with us.

ICollectHippos said...

Arah and Matt,
I'm sorry, my other comments just sounded weird to me so I deleted them...sorry.
There's nothing that I can say that will make your pain any easier. I know that, but please know that our prayers are with you and your family. What a beautiful angel you two made. Thank you for sharing your pictures and family with us. What a precious little girl with a beautiful name.
Much love and Prayers,
The Sherwoods
(Forrest and Jandre)