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#1 of 11 Old 08-14-2014, 11:07 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Astraia Faith is here!

At 41+1 my baby girl finally made her dramatic entrance.

An unknown infection in the fluid & placenta meant we were both pretty sick and stressed this last week.
During labor her heart rate was scarily up in the 240's! Luckily I dilated quickly and she was out in 6 pushes.

I got to hold her briefly after birth, but then she was off to the NICU. Her temps have been low and she's had rapid HR & respirations. Hoping tomorrow we'll be able to take her out of the iscolette.


Oh, and in my post-delivery stupor, I typo'ed her name... it's "Astraea"
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Congrats! Hope she feels better soon and you are able to hold her.
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Congratulations! Hopefully, she bounces back quickly from the infection and that you both get to go home soon!
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Congrats! You've been in my thoughts. She is BEAUTIFUL! I hope the healing is swift. <3
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She is so beautiful! Best wishes. I hope that she is well and you can bring her home soon.
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Congratulations! Hope you both do better quickly!

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Congrats! Hoping for a speedy recovery.


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Congratulations! She is beautiful and Astraia is a gorgeous name! I hope you are both doing better soon.

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Congratulations! She is gorgeous and what a beautiful name!!

Sending you lots of wishes for a speedy recovery for both you and baby. I'm sure you are both in very capable hands!


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What a gorgeous baby! Heal fast mama and babylove!! You are so strong!

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Congratulations, she's beautiful. Hope everything is going well.
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