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Midwife didn't make it!!! (updated with birth story and pics of baby)

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Link to the full (long and detailed) birth story WITH PICS OF BABY (wish i had thought to make someone take some photos of the birth but there was no time.  Man, a video would have been awesome!  Anyway, here is the link, its posted in the birth stories forum

 

http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1317976/unintentional-uc-30-minute-labor-born-in-the-caul#post_16507394 

 

 

I'll update later with pics and detailed story but these afterpains are kicking my butt this time.

 

30 minute labor, midwife lives 45 mins away.  Needless to say she arrived AFTER baby.  We managed to get the pool filled (while I was already in it) and within 15 mins of being in it, I delivered our baby girl (#6) while DH and my mom stood there by the side of the pool dumbfounded and silent as if it wasn't really happening.  I even delivered the placenta before she came in.  I only needed help getting out. 

 

Born at 1:30 am (approx) weighing 8 lbs 12 oz Genesis (Gigi) Rose is here!!!  Born in the caul under water (no one caught, lol)Midwives already gone, Baby nursed perfectly and is now sleeping.  Cant wait to tell the whole short but exciting story.

 

 


Edited by sharita - 6/16/11 at 8:40pm
post #2 of 31

ddcc.....but i have seen you on the uc boards! wlecome earthside, little genesis! i'm glad your little one is here to snuggle and drink up, and i'm so happy to hear you got the beautiful birth you were hoping for. sounds like it turned out just perfect without the midwife. and being born in the caul is really special.....

 

    enjoy your little one!

post #3 of 31

Wow!!!  And Congratulations!  I hope that you and little Gigi are doing well!  joy.gif

post #4 of 31

OMG - Wow! Congratulations on the arrival of your little one. That's crazy fast! I look forward to reading more when you're up for it.

post #5 of 31
Wow, Sharita, that is amazing! I knew you would go quick, but oh my goodness! 30 minutes!!! And in the caul! dizzy.gif

Congrats to you and welcome to baby Gigi!!!

Hopefully those afterpains let up and you can get some rest. Can't wait to hear more!
post #6 of 31

Wow! What an amazing story.  Can't wait to hear more about it.  In the meantime congratulations and enjoy your new bundle of joy.

 

Yay! smile.gif

post #7 of 31

yay mama!! congrats! Love her namejoy.gif

post #8 of 31

WOW!  Congratulations.  Enjoy your little girl!  

post #9 of 31

How exciting!  Congratulations!!

post #10 of 31

Wow! That is crazy! I think being born in the caul is so cool!

post #11 of 31

Amazing!  Way to go, mama!

post #12 of 31

joy.gifCongratulations!!!!  What an exciting birth!!!  I'm so happy for you and so happy it went so well!  Welcome baby Genesis Rose!

post #13 of 31
DDCC. I just have to rejoice when I hear a story like this. Congratulations on your wonderful birth and your healthy girl! Yay!!!
post #14 of 31

Congrats Sharita!! joy.gif

 

I'm sorry your midwife didn't make it, but it sounds like it worked out well anyway. :)

post #15 of 31

Awesome!  joy.gif

post #16 of 31

Beautiful! I'm so happy for you!

post #17 of 31

You're a rock star!  Sending you hugs (and the package I promised you, like, 2 weeks ago ... sorry!).

post #18 of 31

congratulations!

 

I love her name.

post #19 of 31

Congratulations!!!

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Congrats!!  So exciting!  I've been keeping up with you and figured you would be soon!!  Welcome Baby Gigi!!!joy.gif

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