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My girls are here! (better late than never!)

post #1 of 14
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Sorry for the delay but things have been more than a little crazy around here!
I checked into the hospital on 11/4 to be induced after being a fingertip dilated for 3 weeks with no change. The girls were born vaginally 67 hours later on 11/7, which was their 40 week due date! It was an extremely long exhausting experience that went nothing like I had planned but ultimately I have two beautiful girls and I did not have to have a c-section. I pushed for 3.5 hours and ended up with an episiotomy which has made healing very slow. I finally was able to drive yesterday for the first time and the girls and I made our first solo trip out of the house to our breastfeeding group. Both girls are nursing like champs. Here is a video my best friend made of my labor before I transferred to the OR (she wasnt allowed in). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDTEmjnlihw&sns=em

Presenting:

Emerson Lily born 1:30pm, 6lbs 13oz & Ellis Willow born 2:08pm, 6lbs 9oz

700 (Ellie is on the left and Emmy is on the right)

700First adjustment @ 8days old

post #2 of 14

Oh my, that is the cutest baby picture ever!!  Congratulations on making it through without a c-sec!  That's awesome!  And what does that make, 13lbs of baby?!  Way to go!  What beautiful little girls.

post #3 of 14
Beautiful !!!!!
Congrats to you and kudos on such an amazing accomplishment!

You inspire me smile.gif
Enjoy the time with ur adorable girls!!
post #4 of 14

Congrats! They are beautiful and I love their names!

post #5 of 14

congrats, you did it - be very proud of yourself, mama :) and they are a-do-ra-ble!

post #6 of 14

I was wondering how things were going for you.  Wow I can not believe you went to 40 weeks!  Here I am belly aching because I am a little over due with one.  Great job.   They are absolutely adorable.

post #7 of 14

Congratulations to you, mama! I can't imagine how it must be with two at once - I am trying to get by with just my one! They are gorgeous. Well done! :)

post #8 of 14

Congrats- they are precious!!

post #9 of 14
What beauties! Congrats!
post #10 of 14

LOVE the adjustment photos!  :)  Congratulations!!

post #11 of 14

AWWWWWW so cute!  Congrats nad enjoy your new babies!

post #12 of 14

heartbeat.gif What sweetness! Congrats mama! joy.gif I am so happy for you and your girls! Sending healing thoughts your way. goodvibes.gif

 

energy.gif Welcome Emerson Lily & Ellis Willow!!! energy.gif

post #13 of 14
Wow! Congratulations! You're amazing for making it to 40 weeks with twins!! They're adorable smile.gif good job mama!!
post #14 of 14

How awesome--congratulations on a beautiful birth for your gorgeous girls! 

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