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It’s a Boy!

I’m excited to announce that at 2am this morning V gave birth to our second son – Henri.

He’s 7 pounds 14 ounces (3.59kg) and so far is a very content little guy. Here are a couple of pictures from this morning and last night.

Henri

Both mother and baby are doing well after a long day – and dad’s not doing too badly either!

Henri-1

I’m Taking Some Paternity Leave

I will be taking a couple of weeks off now however I’ve pre-prepared two great weeks of content here at ProBlogger for you. It will include a guest post each day from some great bloggers, a series of 10 posts from me on ‘how to let your blog go’ and a few other random posts from me that I’ve written earlier.

Lara will also be moderating comments and will make posts if any breaking news happens that she thinks is relevant to you.

PS: Thanks to everyone for your well wishes. I hadn’t realized that today in many parts of the world it’s Father’s Day! Here in Australia we celebrate it in September – but I’m more than happy to claim it as being Father’s Day here today too (although I think V’s much more deserving of a special day of recognition after 20 hours of labor)! Thanks again all!

About Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse is the founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips and Digital Photography School. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Comments

  1. Fat Lazy Guy says:

    Congratulations, man. That’s awesome!

    Much peace (when possible :D)

  2. Congrats Darren!

    Happy belated Father’s Day!

  3. Debbie says:

    Congratulations on the birth of your son! You are correct – June 15th is Father’s Day in the US (everyday is Mother’s Day! LOL).

    I have been on your web site most of the day learning what I can about blogging. As a member of the “pre-computer” generation I didn’t know that much about it. Your articles have been very helpful!

  4. blogversary says:

    Happy Father’s Day and Congrats!!

  5. Cyndi says:

    Congratulations to your little family!

    He’s beautiful…

  6. Hi cogratulation for you and you new born you are lucky.

  7. Sonny Gill says:

    Much Congrats, Darren!! Good to hear everyone’s doing well.

  8. Congratulations!

  9. John says:

    Congratulations on the new addition!!

  10. LadyExpat says:

    Congrats!! to all of you.

  11. Maricar says:

    wonderful news, Darren! Congratulations!

  12. Markus says:

    Congratulations Darren! He’s cuuute :D Next ProBlogger born? ;)

    I hope you enjoy your 2 weeks!

  13. I leave my feed reader for two days and you go and have a baby. On Father’s Day no less.

    Man, you’re good. :)

    (HUGS to you, V & X!!) (And to H now, too!)

  14. lankapo says:

    congratulation to you darren. hope with the new born baby will cherish your life more.

    his cute face just look like you hehe

    lankapo
    from Malaysia

  15. Congrats! :)

  16. ntas says:

    congratulations darren and V….welcome to the world Henri

  17. Lorna says:

    Oh, he’s so adorable, congrats to you and your wife!

  18. Darren-

    Sincerely.
    The world is now a better place.

    You are a father we can all aspire to be.

    Thank you for sharing you knowledge and life with us.

    Congratulations to you and V!

    From The Nestor Family

  19. A hearty congratulations! Enjoy your time off, and spend it well – snuggling with your little guys and sleeping!

  20. Nymfa Aranas says:

    how cute! congrats to you and your wife!

  21. clickthinker says:

    congrats mate!

  22. Congrates !!!…it’s sooooooooooo cute.
    … another ‘ProBlogger’ has arrived to the world…..lol.

  23. Congratulations, Darren and V. You are truly blessed.

  24. Luis Gross says:

    AAAAAWWWWWW!!! He is adorable! Congrats Darren! What a blessing!!!

  25. Congratulations Darren! I hope the baby and your wife are doing well. Enjoy your two weeks of paternity time!

  26. Marija says:

    He’s gorgeous! Lucky you, Darren. Congratulations!

  27. Terry Ng says:

    Congrats Darren!!! :)

  28. gilda says:

    congrats!!! he’s positively adorable! you look like a very very proud father.

    i’ve been your feed subscriber for a while and recently read your book, which was really informative. i learnt a lot from it, although i still don’t have any ads or anything on my blog! (just moved to my own url.) but thank you for all those wonderful tips.

  29. Congratulations from our family to yours!
    Homemaker Barbi

  30. Vanessa says:

    Huge congrats from London to your family! Belated Happy UK Fathers Day too.

  31. congrats darren….

    he is cute… really cute…

    regards

  32. Wow…he looks so serious! Congrats. hayley (aka kaleidosocpe on Twitter)

  33. Sue says:

    How wonderful! He’s adorable. Congratulations and best wishes to mom, dad and big brother.

  34. Rachel says:

    Congrats on the birth of your second son!

  35. Denise says:

    Congratulations Darren for your baby.

  36. Guillermo says:

    Congratulations Darren!

  37. Lisa Irby says:

    Congrats Darren! And good for you for taking some time off. Well deserved. Enjoy your new beautiful bundle of joy!

  38. Jan Alvin says:

    Congratulations for your baby boy! How does it feels like??

  39. Mandy says:

    Congratulations to you all and well done V!

    Enjoy every moment of this special time together, even the 3am feeds… they grow up so quick!

  40. Ades says:

    Congrats Darren!

  41. Congratulations to your whole family!

    June 15th is my youngest’s birthday. It’s a great day to be born.

  42. Darren, belated congratulations – I missed this news when it was posted as it came three days after my wife gave brith to our second – a baby girl called Lizzie, weighing in at 8lb11 (born 12th June 2008).

    I’d forgoten the joy of sleepless nights and dirty nappies.

    Have Fun.

    Dave

  43. Edy says:

    Congratulations Darren!

  44. small darren ! cute guy
    will blog better than papa

  45. mysapce says:

    Awwww man….I can’t wait till I have a child of my own. :-) 1000 congratulations and a huge cigar.