Carson Grant Pritchard

by matt on December 9, 2010

All the Details
Name: Carson Grant Pritchard
Born: December 9, 2010 at 11:40 a.m.
Weight: 8 lbs. 15 oz.
Length: 20 in.

Somebody call Santa Claus and give him our thanks. We’re very happy to introduce our son, Carson Grant Pritchard. He was born this morning at 11:40 a.m. at Kaiser Hospital in San Francisco. The labor was relatively short, but intense. Everyone is happy, healthy and exhausted.

He was born naturally, just like his big sister. Speaking of Autumn, she met her brother tonight and concluded that he is “…a little bit scary.” Fair enough.

There are some photos posted on Flickr, with many more to come.

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Grandma Pritchard December 9, 2010 at 9:14 pm

He is perfect. Just like his big sister. We are blessed!
Love Grandma

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Kristin December 9, 2010 at 9:24 pm

Carson is amazing, but so are you guys! A flickr AND a blog post in the same day? Amazing parents. Seriously. Lucky little guy. Can’t wait to meet him!

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jen schultz December 9, 2010 at 9:32 pm

Congratulations! He is beautiful. We are so happy for you guys and we can’t wait to meet him!!!!

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Leslie December 9, 2010 at 9:38 pm

He is awesome! Congrats and enjoy the snuggles!

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David & Linda December 9, 2010 at 9:39 pm

So very happy to know that little Carson has arrived and all is well.
Big hugs to all,
David & Linda

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Nana (Great-grandma) December 9, 2010 at 10:02 pm

Dear Jody and Matt: Bill called today with all the details of little Carson’s arrival. He is such a beautiful baby, and I am so happy and proud to be Nana to another wonderful addition to our family. He looks perfect in every respect, and I can hardly wait to see him and hold him in my arms. Although Jody’s labor was rough, I am happy it was not too prolonged and she was able to have a normal birth. Congratulations and love to both of you. Nana
P.S. I love the name of Carson Grant.

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Marisa December 9, 2010 at 10:13 pm

Amazing news. Congrats to you, Jody and Autumn! And a double pat on the back for Jody… what a champ!

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Grandpa Salsig December 9, 2010 at 10:37 pm

Congratulations to both of you !! Carson is simply awesome and what a great name! Little Autumn will never forget her first look at her little brother – just a few hours after his birth. My thanks to all that lent a helping hand today and a special thanks to Matt for keeping us informed (text messaging) throughout the day. We have truly been blessed with the most precious gift imaginable.

Love, Grandpa

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Wayne "Kung Fu" Chinapen December 9, 2010 at 10:42 pm

Well, just jumped into the United lounge in Japan, and what do you know, I have nephew #2. Congrats!

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Leilani December 10, 2010 at 8:48 am

Aww. Welcome, Carson! Congratulations :)

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Ben December 10, 2010 at 9:05 am

Great news! In fact, it is the best I’ve heard (and seen) all week. Congrats and thanks for sharing. Jennifer and I are looking forward to meeting the little man.

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Uncle Ron December 10, 2010 at 9:08 am

Congratulations. Carson is wonderful. Glad all went well.

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Gary and Judi Joseph December 10, 2010 at 11:44 am

WOW!!! It’s hard to put into words how remarkable and beautiful your new little son is….we just know – beyond any doubt – that he is incredibly lucky to have such amazing parents, family, and friends. We also love his name! And, that he was born so close to his Granddad’s birthday and his Grandma’s proud call to let us know……our love to all of you!

Gary and Judi

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Jon and Kaylin December 10, 2010 at 12:16 pm

What a Blessing-he is adorable.
Jody -you go girl!
Matt-Conrats you have always been a great Dad- Carson is so lucky.

Welcome! Carson -we look forward to meeting you.
Love,
Jon and Kaylin

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Jennifer Sabraw December 10, 2010 at 2:47 pm

He’s absolutely beautiful. Congratulations!

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Chris and Jen Norton December 10, 2010 at 7:02 pm

Wahoo! Welcome Carson!! We are so happy to hear your joyous news. We are all looking forward to meeting him soon!

Love,
Jen, Chris, and Myles

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Jennifer and Jason Iverson December 15, 2010 at 10:09 am

Congratulations Jody and Matt! Carson is beautiful and we are so glad to hear that he arrived happy and healthy. We look forward to meeting him and introducing your family to Lacey in the New Year!

Love,

Jennifer and Jason

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