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nak....still lots of processing, and the house is quiet so i *should* be resting.

 

my sweet baby was born outside in my tub last night, 8-07, at 10:04 into his mama's hands. he was a whooping 10 pounds! he had his cord wrapped tightly around his neck and was born quite floppy. he even needed a few breaths from my midwife, but luckily was still on my chest while all the rousing was going on. his first apgars were a 2.

 

it was a longish labor for me, about 12 hours total, but i attribute all that work to this beefy babe i am now snuggling. he also had not engaged at all previous to labor. i knew this babe was going to be big....and wasn't exactly looking forward to pushing. as it is, the slow descent worked out just right, and i didn't tear at all. i'll be damned but my sciatic nerve hurt worse then the actual pushing!!

 

 

i'll try to type out the long version soon, but had to share with my ladies!

 

 

as it is this little guy is a super nurser.....and already has to fend off his bigger sisters who just want to maul him...ahem....hold him and love him.

 

after a high temp (including a hospital scare) and cranky night, he is feeling much better and his temp has made it back into the normal range.

 

 

welcome, my sweet dear one.

 

 


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joy.gif  Welcome baby!!  Oh I'm so happy to hear this news!!  Congratulations and way to go with that long labor.  Glad you and he are both doing well despite a rough start!  Enjoy your baby moon!!


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Congratulations Mama, sounds like it was just the birth you and baby Yurei needed.

 

I'll be looking forward to the full story & pics when you can get the time & energy to post it.


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HOORAY! Congrats mama!!

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Congrats!


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Congrats!  Glad he is doing well now smile.gif


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Congratulations and welcome Yurei!


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Congratulations!  Get some rest!

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Congrats Elevena and welcome Yurei!


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Glad he's here safe and sound! Congrats! Can't wait to see pics!

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Big congrats! Happy babymooning!

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I look forward to seeing pix of Yurei! How exciting! Much happiness to you & your family.

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Congratulations & welcome to your son! :)


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Oh, congratulations mama!   Welcome sweet baby boy.  I hope you are enjoying a beautiful babymoon!  blowkiss.gif


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Oh Elevena, congratulations mama!!  And a HIGH FIVE for the strength of getting a non-engaged 10 pound boy out and into the world!!  WOW!!  I hope that you are resting well!!  I'm also glad to hear he is a super nurser orngbiggrin.gif  The big, buddhaful boys will coax that milk right out!!!  Rest up, enjoy your new amazing being, and again, congrats!!!


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Oh Elevena, congratulations mama!!  And a HIGH FIVE for the strength of getting a non-engaged 10 pound boy out and into the world!!  WOW!! 


 

nak... yeahthat.gif  congrats!! love.gif


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Congrats, Elevena!!  Welcome, Baby!!


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That's wonderful! So many congratulations! Can't wait to see pictures of him.

Lucky boy to be in a family with so many strong, spirited females.


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thanks for all the sweet congrats and warm words, mamas! Yurei is a sweet little chunk. i just can't get enough of him...have to fend off his biggest sister's desire for some snuggles, too. love.gif i will totally take a high five on the 10 pounder! there was a good reason we were all thinking twins....

 

   so i just have a minute but wanted to share a picture of this sweet man and his cheeks. joy.gifsome day soon i promise i will catch up on these other sweet babies coming and share our own sweet birth story. now to try for my first picture insert before little man wakes up......okay, i don't know how to do two, but will share some eyes open ones soon as well.

 

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Oh the cheeks!  The cheekies!!!  I just DIE!!!  luxlove.gif

 

Beautiful work mama.  He is a CUTE little buddha boy!


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He is so cute!!!

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must. pinch. delicious. cheeks.

 

what a cutie!  congrats, mama!

 


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Oh those cheeks! SOOOOO cute! I just showed the pic to my DH and he squealed (he wants so badly for our baby to have little chubby cheeks- he thinks baby's with chubby cheeks are the cutest!)

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Oh my gosh, those cheeks!  No wonder his sisters want to maul him.  Those must be the most kissable cheeks, ever!  Congratulations, and welcome to the world Yurei!


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He is so beautiful! Many, many congrats to you! I love the chubby cheeks!!

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I also am loving his chubby chubby cheeks! Congrats mama, he is adorable!


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Oh, the cheeks! I love them! Alexander had really chubby cheeks for his first day and now his whole face is super round, so the cheeks aren't as prominent. I miss them!

Enjoy your precious little man! He's gorgeous!

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Oh my goodness gracious, those cheeks. And I love his soft little hair. And his cheeks! They're just too cute.


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DDCC  Congrats. he is so cute

 

 


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