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~*~April 2009 Birth Announcements~*~

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: Welcome April DDC Babies and Congratulations Mamas!!!! :

February 21 @ 33w: skybluepink02 : Benjamin Rhys 6lbs and : Emaline Marie 5lbs

March 4 @ 33w: momtokimari : Mathias David 5lbs 3ozs

March 16 @ 36w6d: MamaPam : Malachi Justice 7lbs 13ozs

March 20: smocklets : Timmy 5lbs 12ozs

March 21: iluvmybabies : Hannah Kae 5lbs 8ozs

March 22: steedalyn : Isabelle 6lbs 14ozs

March 23: dex millie : ? 7lbs

March 25 @ 38w: Jude-a-buddies-mom : Zane Andrew

March 26: mom2sol : Mira 9lbs 7ozs

March 26 @ 38w4d: honeybunmom : Gian Elisandro 7lbs 13ozs

March 26 @ 36w3d: handsandfeet : Ben 6lbs 9ozs

March 26: fennelseed : Tristan Orion 6lbs

March 27: MaryTheres : Jordan Xavier 6lbs 12ozs

March 27 @ 38w6d: KnitLady : Emery 7lbs 3ozs

March 28 @ 39w: munkeesmama : Ender Logan 7lbs 13ozs

March 29 @ 38w5d: secondimpression : Xander Alden 6lbs 6ozs

March 29 @ 39w1d: lynxeyedcat : Tova 7lbs 14ozs

March 29: Stephenie : Eden MaryAnn 7lbs 10ozs

March 31: momma2b_k : Parker James Rosen 7lbs 2ozs

March 31: SallyN : Kiera Brynn

March 31: sdmoose : Max 6lbs 7ozs

April 1: inky_leeuhhh : Gwyneth Joy

April 1: goodmomma76 : Kenady Darlyne 5lbs

April 1: katiedidbug : August Harper 8lbs 14ozs

April 1: claras_mom : Eliza Helen

April 1: MissyLissa : ?

April 1: jenholle : Nathaniel James 8lbs 8ozs

April 1: PicklinQueen : Merlin David Mark 6lbs 14ozs

April 2: herins : Sierra Joy 8lbs 2ozs

April 3 @ 39w: stiles'_mummy : Madelynn (Maddie) Bryanna 6lbs 15ozs

April 3: Leav97 : Tristian Julian 7lbs 1oz

April 3: hmg : Shayne

April 5: smartycat & quasar : Raymond Joseph 6lbs 7ozs

April 5: JenMidwife : Tobias (Toby) 8lbs 13ozs

April 5: riversong : Logan Augustus 7lbs 10ozs

April 5 @ 40w2d: mrsbass : Noah Haddon 9lbs 11ozs

April 5 @ 40w3d: scraphappy-Red : Violette Clare 6lbs 12ozs

April 6: Pregnant_Midwife : Valin Atticus 7lbs 4ozs

April 6: racie0417 : Benjamin Andrew 7lbs 5ozs

April 7: dawncayden : Lucas Ross 8lbs

April 7: MelW : Nora Lillian 7 1/2 lbs

April 7: esokitty : Julian William 11lbs 5ozs

April 7 @ 40w1d: acp : Finn Henry 9lbs 10ozs

April 7 @ 40w5d: AngieWin : Harrison Matthew 8lbs 14ozs

April 8: ciar_aurora : Giada Lily 6lbs 15ozs

April 9: amyandelle : Azaliah Shiloah 8lbs 0ozs

April 9: laurilj : Ryan Noah 9lbs 12.5ozs

April 9: mommyofatoz : Victoria Leigh 8lbs 7ozs

April 10: webjefita : ?

April 10: wobblykate : Eden Aileen 9lbs

April 10: fairymom : Caleb Flint 7lbs 14ozs

April 10: mamathomas : Violet Evangeline Thomas 7lbs 12ozs

April 10: bodhitree : River Lark 7lbs 4ozs

April 10: IncaMama : Riley Grace 8lbs 2.5ozs

April 11: CatholicBFMama : Catherine 8lbs 4ozs

April 11 @ 42w: JoyFilled : Winifred Mae 10lbs 6ozs

April 12: WannaBeAMamaMia : ? 6lbs 9ozs

April 12: 2lilsweetfoxes : Jacey Clare 6lbs 8ozs

April 13: Bexo : Julius Alexander 8lbs 15ozs

April 13: *Amy* : William Henry 9lbs 5ozs

April 13: BethSLP : Vincent Asher 9lbs 5ozs

April 13: jkg : August Chester 5lbs 12ozs and : Zora Bell 7lbs 1oz

April 13: Sasharna :

April 13 @ 39w6d: beaner0620 : Ryder Makai 8lbs 4ozs

April 14: monica3674 : Caroline Cathleen 7lbs 6ozs

April 15: bellyb : Lucy Kate 7lbs 6ozs

April 16: AFWife : Franklin Gaudelio 7lbs 15ozs

April 16: liseux : Ramsay Kieran 8lbs 7ozs

April 16: Jennbee : Maezey L. 9lbs 9ozs

April 17: heatherweh : Aidan Jeffrey 8lbs 4ozs

April 17: nukuspot : Sienna River 8lbs

April 17: MamaLocs : Liam Thaddeus Paul 6lbs 13ozs

April 17: melon : Isaac Stone 7lbs 6ozs

April 18: lilgreen : Luke Hayes

April 18: michanders4 : Cooper Jens 8lbs 10ozs

April 18: Azreial : Eden Joy 8lbs 13ozs

April 18: daisyem : Levi 8lbs 5ozs

April 18: AngelBee : Dalainey May 7lbs 10ozs

April 18: Crabigail76 : Corinne Abigail 6lbs 15ozs

April 19: Ilek : Joyce Anastasia 7lbs 11ozs

April 19: ~Sarah~ : Mischa Alexandra 7lbs 12ozs

April 20: Latenightanarchy : Isaac Gabriel 8lbs 14ozs

April 20?: Gnatty : Miriam Rose 7lbs 8ozs

April 22: heart-n-bones : Ella Grace 8lbs 1oz

April 23: nancy11 : Zachary Daniel 8lbs 1oz

April 23: Dazedstella : Genevieve (Evie) Cree 7lbs 11ozs

April 23: Murph12334 : Oliver 9lbs

April 24: townelin : Orin Wesley 6lbs 11ozs

April 24: Max'sMama : Esme Amelia 7lbs

April 25: Peony : Julian Miles 8lbs 12ozs

April 25: CEVmommy : Tessa Brielle 8lbs 10ozs

April 25: catemom : Asher

April 25 @ 41w1d: Fridaxsky : Oz 9lbs 12ozs

April 25: HotJabanero : Hazel Bernice 7lbs 7ozs

April 27: ShineliketheSon : Nessa Samiha 7lbs 15.5ozs

April 27 @ 41w2d: BennyPai : India Jayne 9lbs 14ozs

April 28 @ 40w4d: emmaegbert : Phoebe Lorraine 9lbs

April 30 @ 40w5d: fruitful womb : Piper Aleighn 10lbs 2ozs

May 1 @ 41w6d: herbanmama : Rosemary Amethyst 7lbs 8ozs

May 3: Lindsay1234 : Sophia Coral Clementine 11lbs 5ozs

May 3: BabyBump : Quinn Erin 7lbs 5ozs

May 5: jrose_lee : Noah

May 7: FischK : Heinrich Edwin 9lbs 9ozs

May ?: mommytoavery : Magdalena 10lbs 5ozs



And remembering those too perfect for life on this side:

March 31 @ 39w: Mischievium : Soren Emery 6lbs

April 1 @ 39w: MI_Dawn : William George 5lbs 4 ozs

I'll do my best to keep up with everyone's announcements, but if I miss yours just PM me a reminder and I'll add you right away!
post #2 of 28
Congratulations!! I can't believe we have a birth announcement thread already!!
post #3 of 28
Aww. I'm the first!
post #4 of 28
Congratulations, Skybluepink!
post #5 of 28
secondimpression, I was just thinking this morning that we needed to start a birth announcements thread! I hadn't seen this yet!

When I had Brynn, we had a birth announcement thread with some other info; do you mind if I share the questions that we had on ours, and mamas can fill in as they want to/are able?

Username:
Baby's Name:
Due Date:
Baby's Actual Birthday:
Weight/Length:
Labor/delivery info you'd like to share:
How are you doing?
How is (are) older sibling(s) doing?
Link to birth story:
Link to photos:
post #6 of 28
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Originally Posted by *Amy* View Post
secondimpression, I was just thinking this morning that we needed to start a birth announcements thread! I hadn't seen this yet!

When I had Brynn, we had a birth announcement thread with some other info; do you mind if I share the questions that we had on ours, and mamas can fill in as they want to/are able?

Username:
Baby's Name:
Due Date:
Baby's Actual Birthday:
Weight/Length:
Labor/delivery info you'd like to share:
How are you doing?
How is (are) older sibling(s) doing?
Link to birth story:
Link to photos:
I thought of doing this, but the problem is that our DDC is HUGE! Compared to March and May, we dwarf them! When a post gets that long, they start to slow down (and I can't imagine what it's like for someone on a dial up connection). Also definitely did NOT want to badger our 2 new mamas while they're bonding with their early arrivals

This is a sample of what I was going to do as we get more births (and types of births). Let's say we have a mama named MarySue who has a baby Bob who VBACed on her due date:

April 1 (40w0d): MarySue : Bob 8 lbs 4 ozs :

It's a lot of the same of what you suggest (and I added in the weeks gestation since you mentioned due date ), just condensed down to fit in less space. I am open to suggestions though

On a different thread of thought, I saw in a DDC a few months back someone started an "Our Stats" thread that had information like total number of members in the DDC, how many mamas were pregnant with which number baby, numbers of types of births, etc. It was pretty neat but would be quite an undertaking. Maybe someone here (you?) who is a statistics guru would like to try that, it would be cool to be able to see all that information without overwhelming an announcements thread.
post #7 of 28
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Originally Posted by michanders4 View Post
Congratulations!! I can't believe we have a birth announcement thread already!!
Ditto on the jaw drop...wow, it makes it that much more real that we're almost done!
post #8 of 28
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Originally Posted by secondimpression View Post
Also definitely did NOT want to badger our 2 new mamas while they're bonding with their early arrivals

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I guess I like the idea of what Amy posted...those who want to post all that info can and those who don't want to can post the basics...this way it's all on one thread and you don't have to bounce back and forth to find out the details. I LOVE to share about my baby and birth so woudn't feel badgered at all...I'd just do it with my sleeping baby in arms!

But I just noticed the top where it just lists the basics in that one post...I like that for quick glances too.
post #9 of 28
I didn't even notice this thread I was thinking the same thing as Amy w/ the information.


oh..... just read more, should we not do Amy idea?
post #10 of 28
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Originally Posted by dex_millie View Post
I didn't even notice this thread I was thinking the same thing as Amy w/ the information.


oh..... just read more, should we not do Amy idea?
Perhaps later on? My little guy came early so I'm a bit overwhelmed as is ATM.
post #11 of 28
WOW!!!! Look at all these announcements and its only the FIRST OF APRIL!!!::
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WOW!!!! Look at all these announcements and its only the FIRST OF APRIL!!!::
I know!

Secondimpression, how are you keeping up whilst taking care of Xander and yourself!??! I am impressed!!
post #13 of 28
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Originally Posted by *Amy* View Post
I know!

Secondimpression, how are you keeping up whilst taking care of Xander and yourself!??! I am impressed!!

He is happy to nurse while I type and DH takes him when he's sleepy It still takes a lot of time, but it's so wonderful to read everyone's announcements and it's kind of hard to do anything besides play on the computer while he's nursing since my Moby wrap hasn't gotten here yet
post #14 of 28
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Originally Posted by secondimpression View Post
He is happy to nurse while I type and DH takes him when he's sleepy It still takes a lot of time, but it's so wonderful to read everyone's announcements and it's kind of hard to do anything besides play on the computer while he's nursing since my Moby wrap hasn't gotten here yet
Secondimpression, I am IMPRESSED! I can't keep up and I haven't even had my baby yet. Thank you for doing this.

(and, w/ my first, the wrap helped me enormously on the computer! Two free hands! I have a lot of writing to do since I'm a grad student so I tried many things...)
post #15 of 28
another one impressed with the awesome job you are doing on keeping up with this thread. you rock!
post #16 of 28
Impressed as well...can't wait to read more births!!!
post #17 of 28
Not sure where this is to go, and I dont have the attention span for a long post but here is our announcement!

April 7 (40w5d): AngieWin Harrison Matthew : 8 lbs 14 ozs
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Here's ours:

April 11 (42w): Winifred Mae 10lbs 6 ozs
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April 15th: Franklin Gaudelio 7lbs 15oz 21in :
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april 17
Isaac Stone
6 lb 7 oz

edit: I typed the weight wrong.
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