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#1 of 25 Old 08-15-2011, 11:31 AM - Thread Starter
 
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William Scott finally arrived Aug11.  He was 8lbs, 13oz and 22 inches long.  It ended in a c-section, after stalling at 9cm for 12 hours.  His head was posterior and asynclitic.  I had a beautiful labor at home until I spent several hours at 9cm and begged to transfer for pain relief.  I'm so glad I did.  He was never able to descend, and I got sectioned in the evening.  I'll write out more details another time, we're just getting home and settled.

 

I'm really ok with how it all went down.  There was a reason he didn't descend, and I gave it my all.  Every birth is different, and this one needed interventions :) 

 

Baby is awesome, big brother is awesome, and I'm feeling really good when my pain is controlled!

 

Can't wait to go sift through all the updates!  Looks like LOTS of babies have been born!!


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Congratulations!  Glad you and baby are happy and healthy!  Get some rest mama!

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hooray! So glad you and baby are ok mama, that's the most important thing! Enjoy your babymoon!

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Congratulations! It sounds like a really wonderful birth -- you must have been so in tune with your body and baby to know that you needed to leave your home and go to the hospital luxlove.gif. We can't wait to see pictures of him once you've had time to rest and recover!


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Congratulations!! How exciting! Kudos to you for listening to your body. Can't wait to hear all about him. 


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Yay copper!  Welcome William!!  joy.gif  What a super woman you are -- 12 hours at 9 cm!?  My goodness!  Glad everyone is here safe and happy and hope you are enjoying your babymoon!


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Congratulations and welcome William! joy.gif joy.gif joy.gif


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Congratulations!! Welcome to William.  It's good that you feel positive about your birth experience. smile.gif Enjoy your baby moon. 

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Warm wishes and much happiness to you and William Scott! I'm heartened to hear you did what was best for you and baby. Cheers!

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Congratulations and welcome to the world, William!


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Congrats on your sweet baby boy!


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Congratulations Mama!  I am glad you are at peace with everything.  Rest and heal well!


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Welcome William! Wishing you a speedy recovery and happy babymoon. I am in awe of you - I don't think I could survive 12 hours stalled at 9 cm! 


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Wow, when I was at 9 cm I was miserable - you are amazing for doing that for 12 hours! So glad that you're ok with the interventions and doing well! Congratulations!


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Oh Copper, so VERY glad that both you and baby are okay!  This is one story where I am SO glad there was medical intervention available to help you get baby safely into this world.  And 12 hours at 9cm...  Superwoman much!?  I'm sure after basically going through the whole labor experience, and then the section too, that your body is still pretty darned exhausted!  I hope that you're getting lots of rest, that nursing is going well, and that you are enjoying your new little life.  Big congrats to you mama!!!


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Thanks ladies!!  I don't want to take credit for enduring 12 hours at 9cm without meds-- I got an epidural after about 4 hours!  :)


Copper- wife to B, mama to DS1 Jeb 12.4.07, and DS2 William 8.11.11.  So thrilled to be expecting a surprise baby 10.26.14!!!
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Copper, your birth sounds a lot like the birth I had with DS, only it was 8cm for me, but for the same reasons. Glad both of you are well and home.

 

Rest, rest, rest and let your body heal.

 

Congratulations & welcome baby William


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Congrats! Love the name! I'm in awe you were at 9 cm for 12 hours- I would've been begging to transfer after 12 minutes. You are amazing!!!!
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Congrats mama, and welcome William! I hope your recovery continues to go smoothly.

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Congrats! I am so glad you are at peace with everything, happy babymoon! I can't wait to see pictures!

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Oh jeez! I'm glad everyone is okay now. Congratulations on your baby boy! 


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Congratulations!


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Congratulations! I'm so glad that things ended with everyone safe. It's amazing how plans change! I'm very glad that you are okay with how things went :) Makes a big difference. I hope you heal beautifully and quickly!!


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Congratulations and welcome little one!  I hope that you are resting and healing, and enjoying your sweet new baby.  blowkiss.gif


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