I waited 39 weeks for this moment. The last few days and hours before Izzy's arrival seemed like an infinity as I waited to hold my baby girl, see her with my own eyes, and know she was for real.
Both Mom and Baby were content with this close contact and we stayed like this until they wheeled me out of the operating room.
Getting a more thorough scrub down en route from the recovery room to our hospital room. She didn't seem to mind her first bath.