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Old 08-09-2011, 07:54 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I am at the birthing center trying to rest. Contractions are 2-3 mins apart. Some are intense but most are not. I am having a baby, ladies. I need lots of good vibes as this is all rather unexpected!

I am doing well and the baby is, too. I will post more later.

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Old 08-09-2011, 08:08 PM
 
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Wow! Go, go, go cparkly! Wishing you a smooth, peaceful labor. love.gif  I am sending you and your baby all of my best birthing wishes tonight -- you can do this!

 

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sending lots of good vibes your way!!   can't wait to hear how it all goes <3


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Easy labor vibes, headed your way!

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I'll be thinking about you tonight... Can't wait to read all about it. Go, mama! love.gif


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Yay!!  Good vibes coming your way.  joy.gif


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Old 08-09-2011, 09:24 PM
 
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Wow! Exciting! Our first labor watch! Yay! You can do it!

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Hooray!! Go, go, go, cparkly!! Sending warm and fuzzy thoughts for a joyous and easy labor and birth!!!


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The first baby!!!!  YAY!  Good thoughts, can't wait for the news!

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Sending labor vibes your way!  Many blessings to you!


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It's totally possible you've had the baby by now, but if you are still laboring I'm sending you easy labor vibes! 


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Old 08-10-2011, 07:46 AM
 
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Good luck! Hope all goes well and you get to hold your little baby soon!


Active self employed momma to my amazing son with down syndrome born 8/24/11, wife to the most amazing husband ever, expecting baby #2 on September 5th, 2012, exactly 1 year from my sons original due date. Currently sharing our crazy household with 1 house rabbit, 3 exotic lizards, 1 guinea pig...

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ooh ooh! so exciting! wishing you a great and easy labor! :)


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cparkly, I hope things are going well! I'm looking forward to your update! orngbiggrin.gif


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Sending you good vibes!! Can't wait to hear all about it!  goodvibes.gif


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WOW!!!  Sending lots of good vibes and can't wait to hear about your lil one!


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How exciting - hope everything goes smoothly for you. Can't wait to hear more!

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Hope everything is/went well!!  Can't wait to read about the first birth of the group!


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cparkly's DH here with an update for y'all: mother and baby are well. A torn bag of waters prompted our midwives to induce labor with pitocin, starting at 4:45PM on Tuesday. Nearly 24 hours later, C's water broke in earnest and active labor really kicked off. She was exhausted thanks to a sleepless night and relentless contractions, but she reached down deep and gave birth to a beautiful baby boy at 9:24PM Wednesday. 7lbs, 1oz, 18" long. As-yet unnamed.

 

Thank you for all your support and well-wishes. <3

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Congratulations! biggrinbounce.gif


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Yay!!  So exciting!!!  Our first baby of the group.joy.gif


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Yay! Congratulations to you both!


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How fabulous! Congrats to the new family!! xoxo


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Congratulations!!!!


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Congratulations!! :)


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Yay!!!  Congratulations!  I almost started crying, the first one, and it scares me to death how quickly this is all coming now!  Best of luck to everyone, can't wait to hear about all the new babies!

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Welcome to the world little one and Congratulations mom and dad!


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Congratulations! WOW!!

 

You were due September 5th.. OMG I am due two days before you. I better get my bag packed!!

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YEY!!  so excited for you both!!


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Congrats! joy.gif

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Wow!  Congrats to your new family :)  Enjoy your babymoon!!!

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