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Baby boy arrived last night!

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My new baby boy (unnamed so far lol) arrived last night at 11pm after about an hour of labor. According to dating, I was 37wks 6days. I was in the bathtub and he came out after a push or two. Sounds so easy doesn't it? LOL Short labors are always intense, so I'm just glad it's over!

Anyone know how to get vernix out of hair?? I have never had one with hair before and it's not shampooing out, but his hair is coated.
post #2 of 29
COngratulations! And Wow @ an hour. I thought my fast labors were definitely intense but I can't compare to an hour lol.

I'd just let the vernix "soak into" or be absorbed by the skin. My dd I think was the only one that really had vernix on her and it only took a few days to go away on it's own, if I remember right.
post #3 of 29
Congrats on your new little bundle. Yes just let the vernix absorb in over time. )
post #4 of 29
Congratulations!! Welcome baby boy!

I can so relate to the intense short labor my last was under 30 minutes and boy was it something.
post #5 of 29
Congratulations!!!!!! I love reading stories like this!
post #6 of 29
Oh Congratulations! I can appreciate how intense those short labors are
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Congratulations mama!!!!

My last babe had a lot of vernix & it just absorbed into her skin. Nothing is needed...cherish it right now because it will disappear very soon.
post #8 of 29
Congratulations!
post #9 of 29
Aww! Congratulations!
post #10 of 29
Yay! Welcome to the world, Little One!

Hey, just for information's sake -- with such a short labor, did you have a lot of prodromal labor in the weeks (maybe months) leading up to birth?

And, having had an 18 hour labor, a 4 1/2 labor and an hour, 40 minute labor, I can really say, I had to do the exact same amount of work for each... it's just some were spread out more!
post #11 of 29
Yeah! Congrats!!!!
post #12 of 29
Awwww congratulations.


Quick births can be so much easier to handle, even though they can be so much more INTENSE. :
post #13 of 29
Yay! Congratulations!!!
post #14 of 29
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Originally Posted by Spark View Post
Yay! Welcome to the world, Little One!

Hey, just for information's sake -- with such a short labor, did you have a lot of prodromal labor in the weeks (maybe months) leading up to birth?

I can really say, I had to do the exact same amount of work for each... it's just some were spread out more!
Yeah - that!
I had a 38 hour, 9 hour and 1.5 hour labor - so I'm in agreement (though my 38 hour one was more intense than my 9 hour one )... but inquiring minds (that still have babies to come out ) would love to know the answer to Spark's question... if that isn't too side-tracked of a topic...

Congratulations on your wee one, it sounds like a wild ride!
post #15 of 29
congrats!!:
post #16 of 29
My last was born at 39 weeks with tons of hair, and the vernix in the hair just about killed me. LOL. I just couldn't leave it alone. I waited 24 hours and then washed and washed it. I was quite pleased afterwards when it was all nice and fluffy. Congratulations!
post #17 of 29
Congrats on your new baby boy!
post #18 of 29
Congratulations!
post #19 of 29
Yay! Congrats and wecome baby boy!
post #20 of 29
Congrats!
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