Introducing…… - Aria MacDonald


Sylvie Anne MacDonald

born 31st of January 2012

12 weeks early through the grace of God.

A fighter like her big sister Aria.

Will post the story of her miraculous birth and how God preserved her life and mine soon.

But for now some photos

Three days old.  28 weeks gestation.

Three days old. 28 weeks gestation.

Sylvie 180

4 weeks old or 32 weeks gestation.

Sylvie 190

Asher's first visit on Valentines Day


Taken today nearly 8 weeks old or 36 weeks. Off CPAP and learning how to feed

72 Responses to “Introducing……”

  1. Gabes says:

    Despite the heartache of her entry into the world, I am sure she will bring you much Joy. She is such a gorgeous little fighter. Kia Kaha Anita xxx

  2. Naomi says:

    Congratulations to you all, what a beautiful little fighter. Much love to you all xoxo

  3. Aimee says:

    Wow! Congratulations!!

  4. Sharon says:

    Congratulations on your new bundle of joy. God has blessed you with another precious life, may she bring you all such joy and I’m sure Aria is watching over you all :) Love to you all

  5. Kiwi Hannah says:

    Congratulations to you all, what a little darling. God bless you all xox

  6. Kiwi Hannah says:

    PS Lovely name :-)

  7. Maureen says:

    Wonderful news!! I wish you all much happiness.

  8. Josie says:

    You guys are amazing – what a precious gift Sylvie is to the the whole family and everyone she will meet. She certainly was born into the right family of fighters! Keep up the great work Macdonalds xxx

  9. Coralie says:

    So happy for you Anita, Hamish and Asher. Sylvie Anne MacDonald is a beautiful gift for your family. May her life be filled with love.

  10. Lyaine says:

    Wow congratulations and a big welcome to this world Sylvie. She’s gorgeous.

  11. Helma says:

    God is good, a beautiful little girl , what a gift!

  12. Lisa Kinsella says:

    Congratulations! How wonderful

  13. Peter Thies says:

    She is so beautiful! God’s blessings on you all. We are so happy for you.

  14. Rebecca says:

    I love yooooooooou Sylvie!

  15. Cass says:

    She is very beautiful. Congratulations to your wonderful family.

  16. Kathy J says:

    Congratulations on the birth of your gorgeous little Sylvie. May she bring much joy and happiness to your family.

  17. fiona says:

    WOW!!! What a cutie. Blessings to you all- and may she bring you MUCH joy.

  18. Brenda says:

    Congratulations! What wonderful news and so glad your dear little girl is doing well now after such an early start to life. You’ve obviously been through a difficult time and just so thankful little Sylvie was such a good fighter.

  19. FlakeNoir says:

    I am soooooo happy to meet you, wee Sylvie! Congratulations, MacDonald family, I know that sweet Aria will be smiling down upon you all.

  20. Bland family says:

    Words cannot really express how very very happy we are for you. A beautiful new life, a beautiful name. May God Bless you and give you health and joy and peace. In His name, Amen.

  21. Wayne Barnett says:

    This is wonderful. My wife is a midwife, so I know what kind of things a prem baby faces (not to mention YOU, Anita!) God bless you all…

  22. Shirley Davy says:

    Great to see….. X

  23. Michelle says:

    Congratulations – she is gorgeous :) Loving the smiles at the Valentines Day visit!

  24. The Dennison's says:

    Nothing more to say than what a gorgeous bunch you are xxxx

  25. Cork and Carol says:

    Thanks again for the lovely pics of a very special family. Aria has to be smiling in heaven!!

  26. Laurie C says:

    Blessing to you all!


  27. Tammy Morris says:

    Congratulations! She is beautiful and so is your family.

  28. Ang says:

    Congratulations to all! She is absolutely precious!

  29. Kay and Tom says:

    Congratulations on the birth of beautiful, little Sylvie. Your Nebraska friends have been praying since we first learned of her birth. God is good!

  30. Kerryn says:

    How lovely to see Sylvie on Aria’s website. Happy for you… Yet it must be so hard that you can’t hold both your girls together. Thanks for sharing.

  31. Tiffany Keller says:

    Anita & Hamish, she is so darn precious! I can see that Asher loves her a lot, & that he’ll be a great big brother! I know Aria is happy for you too! God Bless!

  32. Carolyn O'Cain says:

    How precious Sylvie Anne is. I will be praying for all of you. Thank you so much for the pictures. God bless you all.

  33. Robin says:

    So beautiful, looks a lot like Asher…..

  34. Marlou says:

    What grace! What joy! What a gift! Little Sylvie is beautiful! Congratulations to you all. I loved this update and the pictures. Thank you!

  35. Lorraine Hill says:

    what wonderful news, congratulations to you all.

  36. Lena says:

    What a beautiful miracle!!! Even tho she was early she is doing well and fighting just like her big sister did!! I am sure you are being watched over by her too.

  37. Olivia says:

    So very, very cute. Best wishes to your amazing family, hope Sylvie comes home soon, congrats :-)

  38. Jodie Callagher says:

    wow look at those beautiful long fingers and she is sooooooooo beautiful. Hope you are home soon as I am sure Aria is watching over her so everything will be just fine xxxoooxxx

  39. Joan Marshall says:

    Very many congratulations to you all. All births are miracles and Sylvie’s early birth and life is yet another miracle. Be good to yourselves and enjoy your little new family member.

  40. Rod & Margaret says:

    Congratulations to you all on the birth of Sylvie. Thanks for sharing photos, look forward to hearing further from you re her miraculous birth. xx

  41. Jen says:

    CONGRATULATIONS to you all
    and my prayers are with you all too

  42. Nikki says:

    Congratulations, so happy for you all. We who followed Aria’s journey will never forget Aria, and now you have been blessed with a beautiful new little life. Well done. (Asher looks so proud).

  43. Sharon Watson says:

    What a beautiful baby… she will bring you much joy! Congratulations!!

  44. chrissy hallberg says:

    Oh I am sooooo excited for you.My daughter (now age 40yrs) was due on my birthday march 8th.Rene’e had other ideas and arived 29th december.She grew up to be a very strong child with a great love for Jesus,such a blessing.Congradulations,you and your family must be over the moon.Blessings chrissy xxx

  45. Lois says:

    Soooo precious, just love the Valentines photo of you all. She looks so lovely, and what a blessing. God Bless you all and this new journey that will bringing you much Joy.

  46. Judy Palmer says:

    Congratulations and thanks for update and pics. I love the name. I have been praying for you all and was wondering how you were doing so this news is most welcome.May God bless you as you care for little Sylvie. Judy.

  47. lisa says:

    Congratulations Anita and Hamish! What a beautiful little girl. I am sure Aria is a proud big sister watching down on you all. Much love. Lisa xxx

  48. Noa says:

    Beatiful pics of gorgeous Sylvie Anne, praise God for your beautiful gift dear Anita, Hamish and Asher, praise God indeed amen.

  49. Belinda (LF-Aus) says:

    Oh wow another precious fighter has joined your family :) It sounds like she has been taught a few tips from her beautiful big sister <3
    Congratulations Anita, Hamish and big brother Asher :) Sylvie Anne is a beautiful name for a beautiful baby <3

  50. Maree says:

    well congrats on such a special addition to your family.

  51. EVE GILKES says:

    Dear Anita, Hamish and Asher,
    I think everyone has said it.
    Sylvie couldn’t wait to get into this big beautiful world that God made for us.
    God bless you all …….. and I know He will be with you always.
    What a special family you are to so many people around the world.
    Thank you once again for keeping us in the picture
    With much love

  52. Christine Blake says:

    Thank you for sharing the pictures. She’s beautiful!

  53. Raylene says:

    welcome Sylvie Anne. How lovely for you all. xx

  54. Sherry Boyle says:

    Praise God!!! I have triplet grandchildren born at 29.5 weeks. They are 8 years old now and doing wonderfully well. May God continue to bless Sylvie and your family with good health and much joy.

  55. Cary Farrington (GRC) says:

    Praise God from Whom all blessings flow.

  56. Cindy Brown says:

    Congratulations, I think of you all often and am so happy that Sylvie is healthy. Hugs and Kisses to you all.

  57. Kylee Black says:

    Hi Sylvie! You sure are a brave fighter like your big sister! Here is praying that you are able to continue to make progress so you can see your new home soon!! Keep fighting little miss, and in the mean time big hugs to your Mum and Dad! I know they need them too!!!

    Think and pray for you guys all the time Anita and Hamish!

    Sending lots of love, Kylee xoxox

  58. Jo says:

    Congrats guys. The Lord’s special blessings to you guys

  59. Angela Robinson says:

    WOW what a gorgeous, brave little lady, congrats to you all, It is clear that there is an angel watching over you all. Can’t wait to hear her story and see her grow!!! So very happy for you all.

  60. Lyaine says:

    Have a blessed Easter with your new little Slyvie. May she grow strong in the lord Jesus chirst. Bless you all.

  61. Rachael says:

    Congratulations to you all, she is beautiful. All the best to you and your amazing family Rachael

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  63. Lyaine says:

    How is wee Sylvie doing. Hope she is doing well and Asher of course.

  64. H Wilkie says:

    Sooooo happy for you guys, she is beautiful xx

  65. Jen Cato says:

    She is absolutely beautiful and I’m so glad she is healthy! <3 Even better, we happen to share the same middle name. Same spelling, too. XOXO <3

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