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#1 of 13 Old 07-04-2014, 08:07 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Announcing Mavis Azure!

Born at home in the water at 6:15am on 7/3 (her due date, yesterday morning). She is 8 lb 13 oz and 21 inches long. Labor was about 7 1/2 hours. Everything went really well, except for quite a funky tear on my labia, which required some interesting stitches. She basically came out rooting to nurse and latched on right away. We've been resting and recouping. Eventually I will post our complete birth story. It was a really beautiful labor experience and I would love to share it with you all.
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Blessings, Mama! Beautiful name

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Welcome, Mavis! So happy to hear you both are doing well. Hopefully your tear heals good and doesn't cause you too much trouble.

Also I think you had the first girl of the group!

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Yay!!! So happy to read this this morning! Can't wait to see pictures if you are the sharing sort
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I'm so happy for you! I can't believe you had a girl!!! Mavis is such a lovely name. I hope you are resting well and basking in the love from Piper and your DH and soaking in the amazing newness of your new daughter <3

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Congratulations! I love Mavis--it goes beautifully with Piper! Glad she's such a good nurser, too!

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Congratulations! I can't wait to read your birth story! ...lots of big, healthy babies popping out on this forum - love it!
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Congrats! Beautiful name and how exciting she came right on time! so happy for you
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So happy and excited for you! Congratulations and looking forward to reading your birth story. Welcome Mavis Azure!

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Congrats! I look forward to reading your birth story. That's so cool that she came out so ready to nurse

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How are things going with Miss Mavis? I hope that big sis and everyone is adjusting well. Miss your post around here but know it is with great reason you haven't been on enjoying that sweet babe!
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i have been missing you ladies too, just crazy busy with life with a newborn, a 4yo, and a farm. finding time to check in has been impossible. big sis is doing great. she is so in love with mavis. the never ending kissing phase will eventually wear off, right? i am going to spend a half hour and try to catch up with all that i have missed. i still plan to post our birth story, but the finding-time thing has been my biggest challenge with everything.

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Good to hear from you! You are certainly missed, but we know it's for a wonderful reason.

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