Dad gets a good look at his boy for the first time.
World, Joel. Joel, world.
Professional newborn photograph of Joel, taken at the hospital by Bella Baby Photography the day after his birth.
Joel ready to go home from the hospital.
Mom's been waiting a while to be able to do this.
You're with me now, kid.
Alert after his first bath.
This is what things were like at our house for the first week after Joel came home.
"Check out my new hat!... No, I haven't heard of a hepatitis vaccine. What are you doing with that needle?"
We're starting to see some genuine (if fleeting) smiles from this boy.
Joel asleep on the couch