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Old 10-23-2011, 08:34 PM - Thread Starter
 
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On 10-17 at 5:11pm Finley Emmett was born via c-section.  He was 27w5d and weighed 2lbs 3oz, measuring 14 1/4 inches long.  He's doing very well considering.  He will be in the NICU for several months.

 

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Welcome to the world, Fin!  I can't wait to hear about your journey out of the hospital and to your home. :)


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Welcome to the world Fin! And congratulations to you both, Mama and Papa! Lots of healthy, go home soon wishes coming your way :-)


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what a wee little man.  beautiful pics.  I hope that his NICU stay is uneventful and you are both able to heal and you get him home as soon as you can.  My friend had a very similar story, her daughter was born at 29.5 weeks and spent 2 months in the NICU, she is now a thriving almost 3 year old with NO complications.  

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He's so beautiful! I'm praying for speedy recoveries for you both. Keep us updated!


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Hugs to you mama!! And congratulations on your sweet baby boy!!! <3


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Oh my gosh congratulations mama!  Your son is beautiful!!!  Please keep us updated, I am wishing you and Finley a speedy return home!  I have a family member who just turned 8 last week who was born just shy of 30 weeks, just a few ounces bigger than Fin, and he is an incredibly intelligent and healthy boy, no issues since he left NICU all those years ago.


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Welcome to this beautiful world, Finley!!!  Hang in there, MadelinesMama, we're all rooting for you and your little boy!!  My ex-boyfriend was 2 lbs. when he was born and grew into a tall, strong, and intelligent man, as will your little one.  Best of luck!!


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wow, you've given me the shivers!  he's a beautiful little guy!  i hope his NICU stay is speedy and uneventful, that the road ahead is smooth, and that you all share a happy homecoming soon.  please keep us updated!

 

welcome, finley!


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Welcome to the world little one! May your stay in NICU be uneventful and may you go home with your family sooner than expected.


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Welcome to the world, little Finley!  May you grow big and strong so you can take care of your mama. heartbeat.gif


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Congrats!!  Welcome to the world little Finley.  I love the name - we considered it too!  I also had a friend have a baby at 27 weeks a few months ago and her little girl is doing wonderfully!  Best wishes for you all!  It's hard to believe our little ones have already started arriving!

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Wow! Congratulations to you and your family! Its just so amazing. I hope that the baby's  stay in the nicu is uneventful, and you get to take him home as soon  as   as he is ready. How long  would you expect him to stay in the nicu?

 

I love the name too.

 

Congratulations again and many blessings to you and the family

 

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Wow, congratulations! I hope he is home very soon and that his NICU stay is downright boring (as much as it possibly can be).  Welcome to the world little man!


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Old 10-24-2011, 08:50 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Thank you for all the wonderful wishes and thoughts!  It's so nice to know so many people are rooting for him.

 

The neonatologist told us to expect him to stay in the NICU until around his original due date which is January 11th. 


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Congrats!  Definitely rooting for him!

 

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Congratulations! Grow strong little Fin!


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Congrats!  LOVE the name, and he is adorable!  Hoping for an uneventful NICU stay.

 

Please keep us updated on his progress.  :)


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Congrats!! Hope all goes well hug2.gif

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Holy cow, a baby already?! congratulations!  Hope all goes well and you are able to bring Finley home soon! January 11th is a great day, its my birthday winky.gif

 

Just curious- what happened that he was delivered so early?  I am so paranoid about going into early labor with this one!


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Holy cow, a baby already?! congratulations!  Hope all goes well and you are able to bring Finley home soon! January 11th is a great day, its my birthday winky.gif

 

Just curious- what happened that he was delivered so early?  I am so paranoid about going into early labor with this one!



I developed severe pre-eclampsia.  I made it 3 days in the hospital before I got so sick that he needed to come out.  Don't worry.. your chances of having severe pre-e like me are super low.  I just got lucky. :P


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Glad to hear mama and baby are doing well...wishing baby home soon!


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Oh my goodness mama.  Congratulations & welcome Finley!  I hope he has a smooth journey through the NICU and that the next couple of months are as gentle on your family as they can be.


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Congratulations. It sounds like little Fin is doing well, he's got a lot of people rooting for him to make it through the next few months without any complications. I wish you both health and happiness.

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Wow, that's amazing! And totally shocked me to read you have your baby! Congratulations of course! How precious. I'd be a nervous wreck I think. You, however sound fabulous! I am so happy for health and hope for the both of you to continue with the most awesome success.

 

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I developed severe pre-eclampsia.  I made it 3 days in the hospital before I got so sick that he needed to come out.  Don't worry.. your chances of having severe pre-e like me are super low.  I just got lucky. :P



Holy cow, it must have been severe!! How frightening, glad everything is going good.  Finley actually looks like  a good size, not as small as I would have thought for having been born this early. And how wonderful that Fin is already off of oxygen, what a strong little baby!


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Congratulations! Will be thinking of you and Finley and hoping for an early release!

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Congratulations on the arrival of Finley, however unexpected the timing was! Hopefully time will fly by uneventfully. We will be thinking of you and your family. :)

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Thank you all :)  I appreciate the good thoughts!


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OMG, Congratulations and welcome to the world, Finley! I hope he grows quickly and is home with you soon. Big hugs to you! He's a beautiful boy! 


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