― On June 21 at 11:29am Aalia Rose was born. ∙ She was five pounds, eight ounces, and eighteen 3/4's inches long. I had an easy labor everything was fine until her heart rate began to drop. Aalia was born by emergency c-section and the cord was around her neck. She is well and healthy. I love her so much! I'm still adjusting to being a mother. I find myself very protective over her. She'll be two weeks tomorrow. Her father came to see her when she was five days old and hasn't been back [...].