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Just checking in to see how you and your sweet girl are doing. Hope everyone is settling in beautifully.

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Wow, you rock mama!! What an incredibly strong woman you are. Congratulations!

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So happy for the update - regarding the nursing - if you don't have access to an LC, try one of the stores in town - Every Mother & Baby, BestFed, etc. or as a pp said, call LLL! If you're having a rough start, don't be afraid to get help. I suffered through weeks of pain with the first 2 kids, and finally with ds decided to ask for help before it got that bad again - I am soooo glad I did! For me, switching to a cross-cradle hold for initial latch-on made a huge difference. I never even tried that with the girls. I figured by the 3rd kid I wouldn't need help, as I had years worth of experience already - but it made such a difference having somebody give me some tips! Talk to you soon...and just one more YIPPEE Yay for your VBA2C

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Ok, I don't know how to post pics, so I am going to change my privacy setting on my myspace page to public for a few days. There's a bulletin with some info and a slide show with pics! You can also click on my pics and view the "now we are 5 album". Here is the link: http://www.myspace.com/jjharshe

Thanks again for all your love and support. When I finally get a birth story done I will post!

Love you all,
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Oh, thank you for sharing! What a beautiful family you are. I hope I can meet Annabelle in person soon
Did the nursing get better?
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What a beautiful family! I love the last pic of you all together, you all look so happy.

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Oh, thank you for sharing! What a beautiful family you are. I hope I can meet Annabelle in person soon
Did the nursing get better?
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Hey there! I emailed you a week or so ago. Did you get it? I also tried to send you an email tonight, but it was too big and got sent back. To answer your question...nursing is going great! It's awesome! I'm so happy. Let's get together soon. Email me and we'll make plans!
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: What a beautiful family. You can just see the love and pride in your family's pictures. Thank you so much for sharing!
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Such a beautiful family! Thank you SO MUCH for sharing these - and your journey - with us all!

Karen - Mama to Haven (9/00) , Lillie & Faith (MZ - 12/02) and my first homebirthed baby, Willa (3/08)
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Congratulations on your new baby and your VBA2C!!!!
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CONGRATS!!! Your daughter is beautiful!!! I'm so happy you had a VBA2C!!!! YOU GO GIRL!!

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Congrats and wow! to your patience and ability to wait for your babe with all the pressure you must have felt to do otherwise. Way to go Momma!

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WOW! Who needs a birth story...just following your long beautiful journey here says it all

Thanks for sharing your story here and sharing that beautiful family with us!
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Oh January! She's absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us. You're so not what I pictured. For some reason I thought you were ethnic of one sort or another. Now I have no idea where I got that from. Must have been my preggo brain.

I tried to add you in MySpace, but I don't know the required info, so I'll just silently stalk you for more pictures of your gorgeous little ones.
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Oh January! She's absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us. You're so not what I pictured. For some reason I thought you were ethnic of one sort or another. Now I have no idea where I got that from. Must have been my preggo brain.

I tried to add you in MySpace, but I don't know the required info, so I'll just silently stalk you for more pictures of your gorgeous little ones.
thanks mama! about time, huh? what info do you need? isn't it interesting how we'll get a pic of someone in our head and it's not at all what they look like?
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You have a beautiful family... congratulations!

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thanks mama! about time, huh? what info do you need? isn't it interesting how we'll get a pic of someone in our head and it's not at all what they look like?

Yeah, I do feel silly though. :
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I came across this thread last night and have just gotten thru it. January, you are an amazing woman and an inspiration! Thank you for sharing your story with all of us at MDC, I only hope that when the time comes I will have half of the faith and strength that you have. Congratulations! You are a beautiful family!

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I came across this thread last night and have just gotten thru it. January, you are an amazing woman and an inspiration! Thank you for sharing your story with all of us at MDC, I only hope that when the time comes I will have half of the faith and strength that you have. Congratulations! You are a beautiful family!
wow mama, thank you so much. it's good to hear. i've let other things overshadow the success i just had. you will have the faith and strength you need and if you ever feel like you need support pm me!

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