By 12:58pm on August 27, 2008, Shepard James Cox announced that he was ready for the world.
The previous night, Colin and Meg Cox traveled down Lake Street and up Chicago Avenue to Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. It was definitely a situation of “third time is the charm,” as this was his parents’ third visit to the Maternal Assessment Center over the last couple of weeks.
As we enter Day 4, Shepard is doing quite well. He’s adjusting to his new found routine (“eat, sleep, repeat”) at his permanent environs in St. Louis Park. He’s also becoming acquainted with several members of his family and many of his new friends.
Shepard’s Vital Stats
Birth Date: August 27, 2008
Time of Birth: 12:58pm
Weight: 6 lbs. 4 ozs.
Length: 19 inches