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PoetryLover had her baby!!! and prayers needed

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Linda's son Gabriel was born at 7:32 this morning. 11pounds, 3.1oz. OMG. 23inches!!!!! joy.gif

She is requesting prayers because she has lost 2 liters of blood and is going in for a transfusion. This was a few hours ago (just saw the text) Lets send her all of our love and support mamas!!!! What a girl for working that hard and WHAT A BABY!


Welcome Gabriel, and congrats Linda!
post #2 of 23

Yay!!! Congrats to her! What a big girl! :)

post #3 of 23

congrats-good luck with the transfusion-I had one too and it was scary but I'm glad I did it. 

 

 

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Wow. Congratulations on making and birthing a baby that big! I hope that the transfusion is helpful and healing goes well!

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sending healing thoughts your way! congrats on your big, sweet, baby!! omg, these babies just keep getting bigger! much love to you, linda, i hope you are safe and snuggling your babe.

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Oh, poor mama!!!  Linda, thoughts of love and health to you!!!

 

And on a happier note, congrats on your chunky man!  LOVE the name, and can't wait to see photos!

post #7 of 23

Congratulations Linda on birthing such a big baby. Hope the transfusion goes smoothly and you recover quickly. Enjoy those snuggles, you certainly deserve them.

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Oh goodness!  Welcome Gabriel!  

I know you were so afraid of blood loss again, Linda, and I'm thinking of you and hoping all went well with the transfusion.  

 

What a baby indeed!  clap.gif

post #9 of 23
Whoa! What a big boy! Congrats PoetryLover!
Sending healing vibes your way! You'll be in my thoughts and prayers!
post #10 of 23

Good gracious what a big boy!  Congrats!  You will be in my thoughts and prayers.  Hoping you heal quickly and feel better soon.

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What a baby indeed!

Hope the healing process is quick for you! Congrats on your new baby and I can't wait to see pictures!!

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Good thoughts coming your way! Congratulations on the BIG baby joy.gif Sorry you have to deal with the blood loss and I hope the transfusion goes well.

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Congratulations mamma!!!  My thoughts are with you and your little one!!! grouphug.gif

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Thanks to all for the congratulations, positive thoughts and prayers. I'm still in the hospital where I'll be at least another day or two.

 

I'm still in awe of my beautiful, big babe. His name is Gabriel Eric Donald, Eric after my DH and Donald after my FIL. He looks just like my DS Malachi.

 

Not only was he 11 lb 3 oz, but he was born sunny side up, as well. And the most amazing part is that I didn't tear at all! Labor was 28 hours from the time my water broke. Pushing out my 11 pounder was hard work, though, harder than my near 10 pounder last time, but maybe this was because Gabriel was sunny side up.

 

But my uterus doesn't like to release placentas, so the placenta had to be manually removed and I bled like crazy in the OR, losing over 2 liters of blood.  I've received 4 pints of blood and am hoping I won't need more. My blood pressure has been low, but it seems to be increasing. The good thing about the removal of the placenta this time is that I was given a spinal and able to recover in my room, babe in arms. Last time I had general anesthesia and was separated from my DS for many hours.

 

Thanks again for the kind thoughts and prayers. Thanks, Jill, for posting this thread. :-) 


Edited by PoetryLover - 9/1/11 at 5:34pm
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The good thing about the removal of the placenta this time is that I was given a spinal and able to recover in my room, babe in arms. Last time I had general anesthesia and was separated from my DS for many hours.


 

That is wonderful!  I'm so glad you were able to hold Gabriel immediately.  I could only imagine that would be excruciatingly hard to be separated!

 

Congrats to you again, it's so good to hear from you!! 

post #16 of 23
Thread Starter 
oh wow linda, you are a rockstar! Wowsers, I think you win the prize! lol, and I thought MY 8.5 lb sunnyside up boy was big....you seriously amaze me!
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Congratulations! Hope you are feeling better and home with your little guy soon!
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Wow, congratulations! I'm so glad that you're on the mend. Feel better soon!
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Looks like our sons were born the same day! I am so glad all went well for you and the baby. Congrats and welcome, Gabriel!

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