I just received word from Patrick that Mark and Laura had their baby, 6 weeks early. The little lady put up a 20 hour fight, but eventually succumbed to the pressure. At 5.5 lbs, the baby is doing just fine, as is her mommy. Mark, I’m sure, is freaking the heck out.
Congrats and best wishes!
Update: Pictures available at Flickr
Update #2: Mark has added several posts to his blog with much more detail than I’ve given here about their new little one.