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Introducing @Ziva

This is my daughter, she's 7 days old. The past week has been so full of emotions - surprise (she was born at 37 weeks), fear (her blood sugar took a while to stabilise), and joy, and gratitude for the community around us who've poured love and support into us.

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This is her about 30 minutes old. @Alanna had an incredibly quick birth - we arrived at the hospital and our daughter was born 2.5 hours later (for those what aren't #dads or informed, most people expect somewhere in the 8-24 hours range?)

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This is her and mum today. We're still figuring out how to do all the things, but we're all doing really well so far. Well last night was pretty brutal, but two of us are already an awesome team, so I can't wait till this little one has all systems fired up.

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@mix

The full name we're giving her as a starting point is

Ziva Andromeda Irving

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@mix

The health system stamped her with a National Health Index before I could get her a subjective identity.
But I've made a private key for her before the state closes over her.

I might assert things about this little human, but I won't publish using their key - I want them to have as much self authorship as they can. We might shard the key we've made and distribute the parts in trust to crypto-god parents, or perhaps more securely wait until @matt implements sameAs and she can manage her own keys :smile_cat:

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@mycognosist

So beautiful :heart: Welcome to the Scuttleverse Ziva! I'm super happy for you @mix and @Alanna! Best wishes for the days ahead. I know the three of you are going to make an awesome team. P.s. Coolest name ever :grinning:

@olizilla

CONGRATULATIONS!

You lovely people just made more lovely people! Amazing. She's wonderful.

2.5 hours is fast. That must have been intense.

@Anders

Wow! Congratulations! Seconded the name part :rocket:

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This is us right now:

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:)

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congrats @mix @alanna, you are lovely human replicators, beautiful name for a beautiful family :heart:

@Dominic

lol, great name! followed. Is that a lot of hair for a new born?

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Naww, the feels. Such a great name! Congrats to you both. Looking forward to meeting the wean. :heart: :heart: :heart:

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@mix

we thought she looked weird without hair so we've spent the last week putting together a little toupe :japanese_goblin: (she was born with all that)

it's a jewish name, which is a nice nod to her heritage - it means radiance / brilliance / light / brightness

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Is that a lot of hair for a new born?

Nah, I was born with more hair than that, one of my sisters too. The days most of my kids were born, saw other babies with as much hair. I'm sure there's a reason, but seems mostly normal to me.

@jer

@mix Congrats on becoming a dad, and hopefully baby and @Alanna are both doing well

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What a wonderful name! Congratulations to both you!

@saturn

@mix and @Alanna that is absolutely amazing. I wish you all the best, and good luck to Ziva. I hope this life is good to her.

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Awwww!

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@tim

Congratulations @mix and @alanna! @Ziva looks beautiful. I'm very happy for all of you

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@andrestaltz

Congratulations @Alanna and @mix for the beautiful daughter! This is a magical moment kickstarting an awesome journey. Wish I can meet you all some day. :)

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@Dominic

Her name passes the yell test

ZIIIIVAAAAA!!!

Also, with the full name

Ziva! Andromeda! Irving! Go to bed!

Important Naming Considerations.

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@Nina

Congratulations! @ziva is also a Slovenian name, it it written a bit different (Živa) and it means alive. Very nice name. Wish her to become a fearless happiness warrior :)

@Dominic

Maybe there is still time to add a second middle name, that started with "V" then her initials would be an anagram of her first name.

Ziva Andromeda Vader Irving?

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congrats guys !

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Congrats!

Ziva is indeed a beautiful name. Sounds good in many languages!

@olso

How about not creating profiles for kids

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