IT’S A BOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Eric Hartley

Eric Hartley

Eric Hartley Ekborg was born via C-Section at 1338MDT. He weighed in at 9lbs 4oz, 20 inches long and a head circumference of 14.5 inches! Everyone agreed that the c-section was the right way to go.

Eric is named in honor of his uncle who died as an infant who would have turned 40 years old this past May and his maternal grandfather Hartley. The name also upholds our strong Swedish roots with a long line of King Ericโ€™s of Sweden, one of whom was made a saint!

Both mom and baby are doing extremely well. His vigorous appetite already is sure to keep everyone busy for quite some time.

Enjoy more pictures here –>

Ready for action!

Ready for action!


Recovery Room

Recovery Room


My first bath

My first bath


A nice shampoo

A nice shampoo


Flexing my muscles

Flexing my muscles


Resting in the room

Resting in the room

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13 Responses

  1. Jan Bond says:

    Hi!!!

    Aunt Mary is looking at the site with all the pics on it with me. She thinks that Eric is adorable and a hunk!!! Give kisses & hugs for everyone. Aunt Mary sends her love!!!

    JanBond

  2. Lisa Ekborg says:

    WELL CONGRADS LITTLE BROTHER AND GREAT JOB WENDI. THAT WAS A NICE FATHERS DAY PRESENT SHE GAVE U. IM SURE HE WILL UPHOLD HIS NAME. I KNOW HE WILL THINK HE IS THE KING NOT SURE HIS PAERENTS WILL AND THINK HE WILL HAVE TO FIGHT THE LITTLE MISS QUEEN FOR TOP ROLE. HAVE TO SEE HOW THAT COMES OUT!!!!!!! HE IS A CUTIE PIE. CANT WAIT TO GET THERE AND HOLD AND SPOIL HIM TOO!!!
    LOVE U BOTH

  3. Kurt and Katie Delongchamp says:

    Congrats Wendi and Gary. Looks like you’ll have your hands full. Take care.

  4. Sallie and Chris Graves says:

    Dear Wendy, Gary, Blake and Isabelle,

    Another job well done! He is precious and his name is of the highest calling. Glad you are all doing well. We pray for God to bless and care for you always.

    Love,
    Cousins in Grand Rapids

  5. Don Cho says:

    Congratulation! What a meaningful name! He is a definitely good looking baby. Enjoy every moment. Wendi, take good care of yourself!

  6. Gary and Sue says:

    Congratulations, He is one big dude. How does Isabel like him? Can’t wait to see him when you come back to IA. Love, Sue and Gary

  7. Grandpa Hart says:

    Hart’s heart has really been touched by the naming of the baby…………………..
    What a blessing! It surely reinforces the idea of living longer! Thank you Eric’s mom & dad.
    Love,
    Grandpa Hart

  8. Wallace Ekborg says:

    Congratulations everyone in Colorado !! Gary’s e-mail made my day, it truly did. I love the name Eric, such a strong, noble name. My first best friend I ever had in my life was a kid named Eric. Great name…..also I posted the information as “Breaking News” on our Ekborg site as well. Love you all, and enjoy the new bundle of joy !! ๐Ÿ˜†

  9. Grandma Joyce says:

    Oh Gary and Wendi, he is so precious! Dad and I can’t wait to hold him. Blakes got a brother!!!

    Love,

    Mom

    p.s. Dad hasn’t seen this yet…..he out turning the garden over.

  10. grandpa gary@grandma kathy says:

    congrats.to you both. he looks good. enjoy the little king for now,as he will keep you up….. love ๐Ÿ˜€

  11. Janice Dishman says:

    Well I got the boy part right but not the date. So happy for you and you look just wonderful. What a BIG BOY! Janice ๐Ÿ™„

  12. Colleen says:

    Congrats. Looks like a keeper. Enjoy each moment.
    Colleen

  13. Vicki says:

    He is definately King of Kings. You let me know later if he should be called a saint!

    Auntie V