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Introducing Sophie Marin

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I'm so happy to share with you the news of the birth of our new baby girl. Sophie Marin was born on Saturday, January 6th (her due date) at 1:52 in the afternoon. She entered the world underwater in a birthing tub at the hospital here in Burlington, VT after an amazing, wonderful (and relatively quick) labor journey that lasted just under 10 hours. The combination of hypnobirthing, laboring in water, and having an incredible support team including our awesome doula made the experience such a joy. Sophie weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and measured 20 inches long, and she's sporting soft brown hair and some of the longest fingers and toes we've ever seen on a newborn. And so far she's showing signs of a very mellow, sweet and confident personality. We're in love!

I'll write more when I get my bearings. DH wrote up a nice summary of our birth story and I'll tweak that a bit and post it soon.
post #2 of 22
Congratulations mama! Welcome Sophie!
post #3 of 22

Your birth experience sounds lovely - I'm so happy for you! :

Welcome Sophie!
post #4 of 22
Congrats to you and welcome Sophie! I have a Marin too!
post #5 of 22
Congratulations and welcome little Sophie!!!
post #6 of 22
Congratulations and welcome Sophie!!
post #7 of 22
Sounds like a dream come true! Congratulations!
post #8 of 22
: : Congratulations!!!!!!: :
post #9 of 22
: CONGRATULATIONS! Can't wait to read your story - enjoy your babymoon!
post #10 of 22
Congratulations Mamma and Happy Birth Day baby Sophie!

(love that name by the way, I was so sad that it didn't work with our last name )
post #11 of 22
Congratulations mama and welcome Sophie!!! Enjoy your babymoon!
post #12 of 22
What a beautiful name, and a beautiful way to come into the world. Congratulations mama, and welcome Sophie Marin. Our babies share a birthday!
post #13 of 22
Welcome, baby Sophie!
Your birth experience sounds perfect, mama! Congratulations!
post #14 of 22
Awesome! (visiting from Feb DDC)

It's SO reassuring to hear of 1st time mom's making it through labor naturally! Can't wait to read the birth story!
post #15 of 22
Congratulations! Sounds like a wonderful birth experience!
post #16 of 22
Congratulations! Welcome Sophie. Your labor sounds fantastic.
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post #18 of 22
Welcome, Sophie! Your birth sounds just wonderful, mama. Congratulations!
post #19 of 22
Welcome, Baby Sophie! You have a beautiful name!

Sounds like a great birth. YAY!
post #20 of 22
How wonderful! Love the name Sophie!!!!:
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