emerson charles

I’d like to introduce you to our latest addition…………………………….

Emerson Charles, born at 12.49 this afternoon weighing in at a delicate 8 pounds 11 ounces (3.96kgs), 54cm long and with a lovely 37cm head.  I’m still flat on my back and keep falling asleep but tomorrow I”ll be up and at em and taking lots of photos to share with you. Until then here is one retro daddy took earlier.


  1. Darling wee boy! Congratulations and rest up while in hospital :) Well done!

  2. Aww what a cutie pie – look at all that hair! Congrats again Corrie!!

    Allison @ Utterly Organised

  3. Congratulations! He’s a little beauty x

  4. Congratulations!!!! What a cutie. I’m so full of admiration that you can blog his arrival so soon after birth – supermom!

  5. He is beautiful … congratulations to you and your lovely family.

  6. CONGRATULATIONS! He’s lovely!

  7. Such beautiful sweet innocence :) Congratulations to your family!

  8. Gosh you make sweet babies!

    Congratulations, rest easy xx

  9. Gorgeous!! Congratulations!

  10. Congratulations with your beautiful baby boy!

  11. He’s beautiful, Corrie.

  12. Beautiful pic.

  13. Picture perfect! Just too cute! Congrats lovely lady!

  14. Congratulations, Corrie and Retro Daddy! He’s beautiful.

  15. Welcome to the world Emerson Charles. You have a wonderful family …and a very special Mummy and Daddy. You look like a very contented and happy baby boy. Love Denyse xx

  16. Congratulations, Corrie and Retro Daddy! He’s beautiful.

  17. Welcome to the world, Emerson!

  18. Anonymous says:

    Es precioso! Enhorabuena!!!

  19. Welcome to the world, Emerson!!

  20. Anonymous says:

    Es precioso!!! Enhorabuena!

  21. Congrats Corrie and family. Emerson is a little beauty! x

  22. Oh my, he is divine! What a fabulous name, too. Well done on choosing such a lovely family, Emerson. Congratulations to you all.

  23. Congrats Corrie and family. Emerson is a little beauty!

  24. Just gorgeous, congratulations!

  25. Congrats from nyngan , he is lovely!!

  26. Oh Corrie. What a heart-melter! I am soooo thrilled for you, Sweetheart! J x

  27. OOh he’s SO beautiful. HUGE congratulations. Enjoy your gorgeous little man xx Janelle

  28. Absolutely beautiful Corrie and family(sorry forgotten Retro Daddy’s name)welcome to the world Emerson Charles – sleep lots cause I dont know when your going to catch up….

  29. He is adorable , congratulations Retro mummy, Daddy and siblings.

  30. Congratulations! Enjoy!

  31. Congratulations!!he is soooooo nice..how lucky mummy!!!

  32. Beautiful new little boy Corrie and family and he looks just like the other kids. Congratulations again, rest up well.

  33. Anonymous says:

    Oh my! He is beautiful. Congratulations! Rest well. Glad I decided to check your blog one last time before going to bed. Elaina (NZ)

  34. Anonymous says:

    Oh my! He is beautiful. Congratulations! Rest well. Glad I decided to check your blog one last time before going to bed. Elaina (NZ)

  35. Oh my, my heart is melting. Gorgeous and congratulations to you all.

  36. Congratulations. He is absolutely beautiful.

  37. Congratulations Corrie … he is gorgeous. Well done and take care.

  38. Congratulations, he is adorable!!!

  39. Congratulations! A beautiful baby boy for a beautiful family.

  40. Precious and he seems so happy to be here. What a beautiful blessing from God. All the best to you and your family.

  41. Congratulations. He is a very handsome chap indeed. With a very handsome name.

  42. Congratulations Corrie and family. What a cute little bubba boy. I look forward to more pictures. Enjoy your baby moon. xo

  43. Just beautiful Corrie, congratulations to you all x

  44. Oh congradualtions,what a beautiful little fello!!All the best!!

  45. Oooooohhhhhhh he’s beautiful!!!! And he does look at little bit like his big brother I think!!!! So happy to see he’s arrived safe and sound, and glad to hear you’re at least getting some sleep this afternoon Corrie!!!!! Rest up as much as you can in hospital and I look forward to seeing more pics! Loads of love and congratulations to your beautiful family xxxx

  46. Я вас от всей души поздравляю!!!!!!
    Растите здоровыми, красивыми и счастливыми!!!!

  47. Welcome to the world handsome little man you have no idea how many people have been waiting or you to arrive best wishes always and Congratulations Retrofamily you should all be very proud

  48. What a beautiful boy, congratulations to you, retro daddy and family. Hope he doesn’t give you too many sleepless nights. Enjoy regards Wendy

  49. Congratulations! He looks adorable!

  50. How beautiful! May your family enjoy the blessings a new baby brings. Congratulations!


  52. A beautiful baby boy. Enjoy!

  53. Congratulations, he is adorable!

  54. Huge congratulations to you and your family Corrie, he is gorgeous! Hugs Linda

  55. Beautiful babe and beautiful name. Congratulations!

  56. Congratulations, he’s gorgeous!

  57. Ah! Way too cute! Congrats I’m happy everything went well!

  58. Anonymous says:

    Wow Corrie, he is just devine. Enjoy this special bonding time. Alison.

  59. Congratulations to you and your family! He’s gorgeous. All the best to you all.


  60. CONGRATULATIONS! Rest up and enjoy your little ‘holiday’ with your new man!

  61. Congratulations!!! Absolutely gorgeous!!!! Cx

  62. Yay! Congratulations!! He is just beautiful.

  63. He is adorable! Love the name.

  64. Congratulations!! Emerson is beautiful, a newborn baby is the best. Enjoy.

  65. What a joy to wake up and see that your baby has arrived. Emerson is a beautiful baby….simply perfect. Take care and we will look forward to more pix when you are up and at ’em!

  66. Welcome to our world, Retro Bubby!

    Congratulations Corrie and hubby!

  67. Congratulations! X

  68. He is sooo cute. Congrats to you and your family. Get as much rest as you can.

  69. Congratulations, I have a red headed boy too, they are the best!

    xx Karen

  70. Anonymous says:

    CONGRATULATIONS, he is beautiful and I love the name. You are so clever!

  71. aww! wow congratulations to you all,he looks like a sweetie…..

  72. Congratulations to you all….xxxx

  73. Beautiful, best wishes to all the family !

  74. Sooo sweeeet!! And what a cute name! Congrats!

  75. Wow! Wow! Wow! You’ve done so well. Another little cutie to add to the troupe. Hope you are fine and that the worst is well past now. Cherrie

  76. Congratulations retro family on your new addition who is just beautiful – well done Corrie

  77. Well done Corrie and welcome Emerson!!!
    He’s lovely xx

  78. What a beautiful darling baby! I hope you are feeling well and many congratulations on the new addition!

  79. Blessing on the new little one and all of you.

  80. CONGRATULATIONS to this sweet little Emerson! Such a cute baby and such an nice name!

    All the best!

  81. Beautiful Corrie, well done

  82. Congratulations Corrie and family! Emerson looks like he is smiling at something in that photo :)

  83. Congratulations and welcome to the world gorgeous Emerson. I hope you are feeling well and I know that you will be soaking in all the precious new born moments.

  84. Oh Corrie, he’s just beautiful! Congratulations to you all :))) Emerson Charles is such a handsome name. Rest well Corrie, and enjoy being Mum of five. Big hugs, JettsXOX

  85. What a gorgeous baby!!!! Congratulations!!

  86. What a beautiful baby-boy!

    C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S!

  87. Congratulations! Enjoy! And is that a red head showing through in the photo!!! Would so suit the name Emerson!!

  88. Congratulations to you, the Daddy and the four siblings. Emerson looks so cute :)

  89. Congratulations to you all. He looks very content. Look forward to more photos :)xx

  90. Congratulations!

  91. Congratulations to your newest and last Baby… I wish you the best. Now you’ve got two boys and your first boy isn’t so lost with girls anymore.

    best greetings from Germany Love Sigrid

  92. He is so Beautiful!
    Congratulations from Bavaria to you and your family!

  93. Congratulations, he is a beautiful boy, you must be so proud xx

  94. Congratulations!!!!
    What a beautiful little boy!

  95. Felicidades por la llegada de este nuvo bebé. Les deseo muchos años de salud y felicidad a los 7.

  96. He’s so handsome Corrie ~ enjoy these first precious days together!

  97. wow, congratulations!! he’s gorgeous & has a great name :)

  98. Awww congratulations to all of you. He is a beautiful little boy Corrie. xx

  99. He’s gorgeous, congrats.
    Love his name too.

  100. Welcome to the world Emerson!!!

  101. Congratulations! What a sweet little angel.

  102. Oh he is gorgeous isnt he. Congratulations Corrie on your new little boy, and how wonderful for all your family!

  103. Felicidades!!!
    Es un hermoso bebe!!

  104. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations to you and your family. So cute, can’t wait to see more photos, take care and rest up!!! Louise

  105. Oh my, he’s luvverly, and what a fantastic name Congratulations retro family. Makes me want another one even more than I did before!

  106. Congratulations Corrie, Retrodaddy,
    Keira, Finn, Tillie and Elodie on the birth of Emerson Charles.
    He is gorgeous and you’ve chosen wonderful names.
    Welcome to the world little Emerson Charles!

  107. What a beautiful baby! Congratulations and all the best to your gorgeous family. :) Jules

  108. Awww, he’s a Cutie Pie! He’s even waving hello ;o)

    Congratulations! Enjoy lots of baby snuggles and get some rest.

  109. Congratulations Retro family of 7!
    He’s adorable Corrie, enjoy him.

  110. Anonymous says:

    Congrats..he looks such a cutie! Glad you went with Emerson Charles, and not Charles Emerson…as in Charles Emerson Winthrop III, from the TV show M.A.S.H! :-)

  111. Congratulations x

  112. Congratulations he is gorgeous x

  113. Anonymous says:

    He is smiling and waving to the camera!! xx Deb

  114. Oh Corrie he’s just perfect! Congratulations!! xx

  115. Adorable name for an adorable baby, congratulations!

  116. Congratulations to you all on the birth of your beautiful little boy. Emerson is a very beautiful name I had it on my list of names but it didn’t make to the final round. Enjoy the rest and I look forward to more photo’s of your beautiful little boy.

  117. Congratulations!
    Beautiful! :)))

  118. He is absolutely PRECIOUS! Congratulations to you and your beautiful family!

    Welcome to the world little Emerson!

  119. Congratulations to you and your family Corrie. He’s beautiful! And I LOVE LOVE LOVE his name!!!

  120. Congratulations! There’s nothing as amazing and beautiful as a new born babe. Enjoy. x

  121. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations! What a sweetie pie! I love the name too (I have a son named Charles). I hope you recover quickly and both you and baby are happy and healthy!

  122. CONGRATULATIONS!!! What a lovely name for a lovely little boy. Take care and I look forward to hearing lots about your new addition to your family.

  123. Oh Corrie, my heart just melted all over the floor.
    Your precious new bundle is beautiful.
    He is perfect. Well done you Super Mama!
    Blogging after a c-section… that is remarkable.
    Thank you so much for sharing this special first pic.
    Big hugs xoxo

  124. Congratulations! What an adorable addition to your family!

  125. Awwww. It looks like Emerson is waving to all of us! What a gorgeous sweetie xx

  126. Parabéns e muitas bençãos para o pequeno e lindo EC,que DEUS esteja sempre presente em sua vida lindo e doce menino.Aí PAPAI…os meninos são muito a sua cara,parabéns.Mamãe que galera linda e preciosa você tem,muita admiração e carinho eu tenho por você,beijos.

  127. He’s so sweet :)
    Congratulations from the other side of the world to you and and your family :)

  128. Anonymous says:

    Oh corrie he is just BEAUTIFUL! So wonderful for you, can’t wait to watch him grow through your blog, thank you for sharing your amazing journey:) Kelly ( long time reader first time commenter)

  129. Congratulations to you and your family! He’s a real cute little boy…

    XXX Wendy

  130. Congrats, Corrie! Rest well and have a speedy recovery!

  131. Anonymous says:

    Happy birthday, little Emerson!
    He is just adorable. Congratulations to you all. Kim
    p.s thank you for giving everyone the chance to send you their best wishes.

  132. Congratulations on your beautiful baby boy. Welcome Emerson Charles.

  133. Congratulations!! What a gorgeous name for a handsome little guy. Best wishes to you and his proud brother, sisters, and dad! :)

  134. Congratulations, Corrie and family. He is beautiful, just like the others. Love the name as well.

  135. Huge congratulations he is just adorable, awww went back for a second coo and now all gooey and broody! What a lovely name. Well done huny hope you get some rest now and enjoy time with your little addition xxx

  136. Muchísimas felicidades.

  137. Congratulations! He already looks a very happy chap!

  138. He’s GORGEOUS!!! Congratulations Corrie & retrodaddy!! A perfect addition to your gorgeous family!!!

  139. Yeay! Welcome Emerson Charles, gorgeous boy!and congrats to you Corrie and to Retrodaddy and the rest of your lovely family. I can stop refreshing your blog page waiting for news, and wait for the photos!

  140. Congratulations Corrie, Retrodaddy and to the BIG sisters and brother… Emerson get ready for all the kisses and cuddles! He is so beautiful. I can smell his sweet scent from here (love the smell of newborns). Take care of yourself, Corrie. Well done!

  141. What a beautiful boy, congratulations

  142. Congratulations retro family!! Beautiful name for a beautiful boy!

  143. Joan Old says:

    What a beautiful little boy. congratulations1

  144. Welcome to the world, Emerson Charles. Congratulations.

  145. What a beautiful little miracle. I wish you only joy, laughter and sunshine from him xoxo

  146. So thrilled to bits for you all, Corrie. Well done! Retro Daddy and Finn must be especially glad to have little Emerson Charles to help the male numbers along :-))

  147. Enhorabuena Corrie! Es un bebé hermoso.
    Congrats Corrie, he´s lovely!!

  148. Congratulations!! What a beautifull boy.
    Greeting Els from Holland

  149. Anonymous says:

    Oh my gawd! That was quick.

  150. Congratulations to a new member of the family! He is beautiful!

  151. He is soooo sweet!
    Congratulations to you and all your family!


  152. Congratulations for you and your family, he’s a gorgeous baby… Welcome to the world Emerson Charles <3

  153. You make the most beautiful children :)

  154. Congratulations!!!! Another handsome dude in the family!
    Cheers from across the ditch

  155. Perfect. Great name too. Congratulations to you both and to all the littlies x

  156. awww, so cute! congrats :)

  157. Awwwww he looks adorable. So angelic. Many congratulations to you all xXx

  158. Anonymous says:

    So Precious. Well done. Best wishes to you all.

  159. What a cutie! Congratulations.

  160. Congratulations!

  161. Congratulations!

  162. what a dear little boy. Congrats!

  163. Congratulations! a handsome boy!
    So glad to hear that all went well.

  164. Welcome to the world Emerson Charles xx

  165. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations!! He is SO cute – I esp love his fluffy hair :)

  166. He’s just perfect! Congratulations to you Corrie & family on the arrival of the adorably named Emerson Charles. So pleased all went smoothly for you both. We look forward to hearing more about the adventures of the retro-family seven!

  167. oh he is too cute for words! congratulations!

  168. Look at his little hand waving hello!

  169. Well hello little handsome dude! You guys sure do make BEAUTIFUL babies! So wonderful that everything went well! Congratulations on your wonderful little man.

  170. He is so adorable! Congratulations to you and your family xx

  171. He’s just perfect! Well done to you all!
    Kimberley @ melbournemum

  172. He’s Gorgeous! Congratulations lovely lady! What a perfect addition to your sweet family! xoxo

  173. Awww what a handsome boy! Congrats to you & Retrodaddy 😉 rest up while you can!

  174. He’s smiling because he just realized who is family is! He is beautiful!

  175. Woo hoo! Let the baby days begin again. Remember the sleep deprivation is totally worth it every time you nuzzle into that sweet spot at the back of their neck. ENJOY.

  176. Loads of congratulations to the whole family…what a cutie and he has a lovely strong name!

  177. Just beautiful! Love the name. So glad you are doing well.

  178. Hooray!! What a darling, sweet face and goregous name. An enormous congratulations to your whole family- enjoy your little man xx

  179. he is so pretty congrats

  180. Congratulations to you and your husband on the birth of ‘Emerson Charles ‘ Carrie, he is perfect- birth is such a miracle. You are truly blest. I also love the name you have chosen.
    best wishes …Heather

  181. Congratulations Corrie and family. Glad to hear that Emerson and you are both OK. RetroDaddy must have strong genes – you breed ’em big!! :-)


  182. Congratulations, Corrie! He’s a very handsome boy, and lucky to be born into such a lovely family :) Thanks for sharing him with us!

  183. He’s beautiful as is his name. He looks like he has red hair?
    Take care,
    Anne xx

  184. Congratulations! I am a new reader and a new blogger myself. You write so eloquently and your photos are beautiful – this is how all blogs should be!

  185. Oh he’s beautiful Corrie, congratulations RetroFamilySeven!! Look at that little wave he’s giving us, blog ready!! Geesh for a tiny gal you pop them out big. Well done, fabulous name, so excited you shared that with me early, rest up & enjoy, love Posie

  186. Welcome to the world, Emerson Charles, and may God shower his choicest blessings on you.
    Many congratulations to the proud parents too :)

  187. What a sweetheart! Congratulations – you make me feel clucky but I’m afraid I’ll have to wait for some grandchildren now ♥

  188. Just beautiful. Congratulations to you and the family.

  189. You really do make the most beautiful babies! Emerson is just perfect and already waving and smiling for the camera. Congrats again Corrie and Justin. Wishing you the most wonderful life together with your 5 gorgeous children

  190. Congratulations !!!

  191. Squee!! He is adorable, and his name is amazing! Congratulations on the new addition to your family 😀 x

  192. 3.96 kg!!
    Big sweet angel :)
    Lucky mummy

  193. Congratulations baby Emerson is just beautiful.

  194. You make such lovely babies! Congratulations!

  195. Such a beautiful thing to see a new baby. Congratulations.

  196. Both very good names Retromummy and look he’s giving the ‘royal wave’. Maybe the name Charles works in his favor. Bless him.

  197. Oh, he’s beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!

  198. Congratulations! He is gorgeous!!

  199. Oh, and love the date, it’s my birthday too :))

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  201. Anonymous says:

    very cute

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