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#1 of 15 Old 01-31-2004, 03:26 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I made the cutest signs to put on the bassinet explaining what we did and didn't want. I had a thread about them earilier in the week.

Anyway, I didn't get to use them because baby ended up being in special care for 30 hours. So, some things just weren't feasible. HOWEVER, my birthplan was wonderful! Every nurse or dr that we dealt with had read the bp and all things were respected! No eye ointment, no bottle or paci (even though he was in sc and on an iv) They let me wait to see if he would be able to nurse with 36 hours before moving to pumped colostrum or formula.

It all went really smooh because of our bp. There were barely any questions about why we wanted certain things and why we didn't want others. We were only told that they had seen "stranger" requests befo re!

So, taking the time to write a bp and even make the signs was very worth it! I couldn't have asked for a better experience!

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congratulations!

maybe you can put one of the signs in the baby's scrapbook? i mean, you put all that work into them!

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Congratulations on your new boy, IOF!

Sorry to hear he had a bit of a rough start - hope all is well soon.

Yay for being respected and listened to!
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YAY! Congrats! Thats awesome to hear and welcome to the baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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What great news!

Congrats.

Can't give up actin' tough, it's all that I'm made of. Can't scrape together quite enough to ride the bus to the outskirts of the fact that I need love. ~ Neko Case

 
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Hora! Congratulations! And Welcome, Bryce!

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Congrats on your new little boy!
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Congratulations!!!

I'm glad the c/b went smoothly! We're scheduling mine also!
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It is amazing how much better a planned c/b is compared to anunplanned one!

I truly believe switching practices at the end was the best option for me. And even though the hospital was an hour away it was well worth the drive!

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I'm glad you're feeling well, IOF.

Is little Bryce doing better yet?
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Bryce is doing great! We came home saturday evening. He is still kinda yellow and has another billi test tomorrow. He was Coombs+ so they are still watching his jaundice closely. Hopefully tomorrow is the last illi check!

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Dear Megan....
Congratulations on your new son! I just logged on and was scanning thru a thread and realized you added Bryce's name! How wonderful.

I have to check out birth stories to see if you have posted there.

Much love and happiness to you and yours!
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I'm so glad all is well!

Good healing vibes to both of you.

How's Tracy loving little Bryce? Love that name, btw!
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congratulations on your baby, your birth, your way!! im sorry for the rocky start, and so glad things are going well now. (((hugs)))

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Tracy is doing great with Bryce. He is alittle too helpfula t times though... but I really couldn't ask for a better reaction from him about everything going on!

I'm hoping to have my story and pics added to our site soon!!

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