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Peyton Iva

Born May 20, 2010


6lbs. 3.4 oz

See where I live blogged my labor here.

See more baby pics here.

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  1. Congratulations! I’ve been checking throughout the day on your progress. So happy for you that the labor and delivery are now behind you. Praying for a quick and easy recovery.

  2. Congratulations! You don’t even look you’ve just been through labor!! Congratulations!!!!

  3. Melissa says:

    I’ve been checking every few minutes to hear the news! Congratulations! You both look great! I wish I looked that good after giving birth! :)

  4. Congrats!!

  5. What a beauty! Yay Connie!!! You look awesome and that precious baby is gorgeous :) Enjoy these most special moments of life together. I love the introduction/getting-to-know-you hours. They are most definitely the most surreal times in my life. Congratulations to you and your whole precious family!

  6. Congratulations!! What a beautiful Mom and baby:)) Hope you both get some rest. How neat you were able to share the birth experience. WOW

  7. Yay! Glad to see everything went well. I can’t see fingers or toes, but I’ll assume there are ten of each :) Congratulations!!

  8. Congratulations!!

  9. Congratulations!!

  10. Congrats! Love her name.
    You are such a pro!

  11. Congratulations and God bless! You both look just beautiful! You made it sound easy- I KNOW it wasn’t- (had 6 myself:).

    Enjoy this precious time!
    Linda C

  12. Big congrats!!

  13. She’s beautiful, Connie! Can’t wait to meet her in a few short weeks! :)

  14. Congratulations! She is beautiful!

  15. Congratulations.

  16. Beautiful!! Can’t wait to read about her birth. Congrats!

  17. Welcome to the world sweet Peyton!!! You’re too cute for words!!! One side note Connie, I just learned last week that my step-grandma’s middle name is Iva. I’d never heard that name before and can’t believe after 25 years I had no idea what her middle name was. I told my DH if God decides to bless us with another daughter someday I wanted to name her Iva after my grandma. Enjoy your little sweetie, congratulations to your family!! :-)

  18. BEAUTIFUL! God’s great isn’t He?!

  19. rebecca says:

    wow Connie, didn’t know you had such a large family!~~I saw a comment that Pru made on your FB about 8 children. WHAT A BLESSING!

  20. Heartfelt congratulations, Connie, Peyton, and family! May God grant her a heart to know Him early!! Thanks for sharing…now don’t you dare get out of bed for a week! :-)

  21. Gorgeous! Congrats! May you recover quickly and cherish every second!

  22. Congratulations! May the Lord continue to bless you!

  23. Congratulations! Beautiful baby and beautiful mama! :)

  24. Congratulations! She’s beautiful, and has a cutie pie name!

  25. Hooray!!!!

    Well done Momma! Welcome little Peyton! We are SO thrilled for you all!

    I have to tell you, my due date for #6 is tomorrow, and reading your hourly updates made me so nervous! Imagine a whole flock of butterflies migrating through my stomach. I remember all too well the feelings (both physical and emotional) associated with each step of labor. BUT! Seeing this beautiful photo of you holding your precious one is completely reassuring.

    I know I can do it–this is what God has made our bodies to do. He has granted us the amazing privilege of holding and nourishing these sweet babies for Him, both before birth and after. What a gift! A difficult day of pain is SO worth it.

    Thanks for sharing your experience. Again, Congratulations!!!

  26. Thrilled for you. Way to go, Mama!

  27. Connie, I’m just thrilled for you and your family! What a beauty!
    God Bless you all!
    ps – now I better get busy on those cupcakes 😉

  28. Congratulations! She’s beautiful!

  29. Woo-hoo! Congratulations!

  30. Congrats to you and your family!

  31. Congratulations! You look amazing and Peyton Iva is beautiful! :)

  32. Congratulations! She’s beautiful! God bless your family!

  33. so happy for you!!!!! CONGRATS!!!

  34. Lori Lynn says:

    Congratulations! You both are beautiful and you look great! Praise God for your new blessing!

  35. She is beautiful, so tiny and precious…am so happy for you …Calvin is asleep, so will show him your pictures tomorrow…have a great first night with your little girl

  36. YEA – your sweet blessing is finally here. She is precious and you, my friend, look unbelievable! WOW! So thrilled for your family.

  37. Congratulations!! She’s beautiful!

  38. Congratulations!! She’s beautiful and you look amazing!! What a lovely name. Congrats again!

  39. You look fabulous! Welcome Peyton!!!

  40. Wow!! You look beautiful and that’s a mighty sweet baby you have. Congratulations! Hope you are resting well.

  41. Congratulations!

  42. Congratulations! Both you and the baby look wonderful!

  43. WOO-HOO!! I read the update on my hubby’s i-phone while we were in town, but it’s too hard to type a reply on.. so I’m just now getting a chance to say CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I’m so happy for you, and thankful to our Lord that she is here, safe and sound. You are so amazing, blogging during labor, and looking so beautiful after just having baby #8. WOW, CONNIE! You rock.

  44. Kathryn says:

    Beautiful!! Congratulations!

  45. What a blessing!! Congratulations to you!!! May you enjoy your little bundle of love!

  46. Congrats!!! You both look wonderful :)

  47. Congrats! Such a precious little one.

  48. Congratulations!! You both look beautiful!

  49. Congrats Connie and the rest of the Smockity family. Welcome to the world Peyton!!!

    The Olive family

  50. CONGRATS on your new little one.. enjoy her while she is little they grow up to fast.. my baby with be four months old on saturday

  51. Congratulations Connie!
    You look great and she is beautiful. Love her name. Hope you are able to get some rest.
    See you soon.

  52. YAY!!! Congratulations on your new little one.

  53. Jennifer says:

    Congratulations! She is beautiful, and you look wonderful too :-)

  54. Congratulations!!! May the Lord bless her and her family.

  55. Just beautiful!

  56. Congratulations she’s beautiful and look how great you look! Enjoy snuggling your sweet little one.

  57. Lisa Beth W. says:

    Rejoicing with you! Congratulations and good job, mama! May God bless you and your dh as you raise her and the rest of your lovely children.

  58. Cindy in GA says:

    Congratulations, Connie & family!!!! Peyton is beautiful!

  59. Congrats!! You both look wonderful!

  60. Beautiful momma and baby!

  61. Congratulations!!!!!!!!

  62. So happy for you and your family! What a beautiful babe!

  63. Congratulations! She’s beautiful. :)

  64. You both look beautiful! Congratulations!

  65. CONRATULATIONS!!!!! She is beautiful!

  66. Heather says:

    Welcome Little One! Truely a blessing!

  67. Beautiful Baby :)

  68. Congratulations on the new baby,

  69. Congratulations!

  70. Congrats, she is beautiful! Can’t wait to see more pictures of her.

  71. Congratulations on your little miracle!!!

  72. Congratulations!

  73. Yay! I’m so happy she is here and you are well! Thanks be to God!

  74. Congratulations!!!

  75. Congratulations!!! What a beautiful blessing Miss Peyton is to your family! What an amazing gift life is!

  76. Way to go mama!!!! :) She is beautiful and so is her mama! :)


  77. Congrats!!!

  78. Congrats!!! Both you and Peyton look beautiful! :)

  79. Heather says:

    Congratulations and welcome little Peyton Iva!

  80. Welcome Baby Peyton! Congrats to the whole Smockity gang!

  81. Congratulations!!! :)

  82. Congratulations and many blessings. Her name is precious. Can’t wait to see her at the summit.

  83. Congratulations, Connie!!! What a great picture and what a beautiful name!

  84. Congratulations Connie! She looks so perfect!

    Mom sent me a link to your blog. How ever do you keep up with it? I have one and never seem to find time to post much.
    I’m so glad your family is still going strong!
    God Bless!

  85. YEAH!!!! I was thinking about you last night while I was in bed. So glad she’s here and you are well!!!

  86. Lauralee says:

    Yay! Welcome Peyton!

  87. Yeah! Welcome to your newest gift from God – truly a blessing and a miracle! I am so very happy for your family – I prayed for a safe delivery and healthy baby, and I am saying a prayer of thanksgiving for both! Enjoy your sweet little Peyton! We have a Peyton in our AWANA Sparks group and the other kiddos call her PayPay – go figure! They can’t seem to say Peyton – something about that crazy OH accent I guess!

  88. Congratulations! She’s beautiful!

  89. Congratulations!

  90. Finally! Congrats!! She shares my son’s birthday!

  91. Congratulations! What a cute little boy with the name Peyton! :-)

  92. Congratulations!! You look so amazing (my after pics are not to be shared lol!)!! Welcome sweet little Peyton!!

  93. Welcome, sweet angel and congratulations, Mama and Smockity Bunch! I am so excited for the continued blessings Peyton will bring.

  94. Congrats!!! We just had our third little girl on the 30th and weigh 6bls 1 oz, girls are just so precious! But my husband is getting outnumbered over here LOL


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