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#91 of 220 Old 07-23-2007, 03:53 PM - Thread Starter
 
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MW almost here...ctx every 3 minutes for almost a minute.
There is a reasonable OB on call before the good one, so I'm ok. Though of course he'd still prefer c-section. Looks like I'll be leaving soon. Will have DP update after birth.

OMG Ow.

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Oh, good luck! Stay strong, you can do this! I hope they don't give you too much trouble. Maybe that baby knows when the nicer doctor is on call.

Thinking of you... (And I hope you think of a good name for the baby, heh!)

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Good luck and please keep us posted on your bb, we've been looking for you!!
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Praying for a safe delivery with all the best possible outcomes! Hugs, mama!!

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I just saw this. I'm sending good thoughts to you and Baby.
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OMG!

Here's sending you many hugs, and sending that little trail-blazer of yours a hug too. Go sniff that baby head for me!

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Just catching up on this story. I am SO impressed with how you've handled it.

And now I'm on the edge of my seat about the contractions and the ob on call. Sending many good thoughts your way!
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Thinking of you constantly!!!!! Sending you and your baby lots of positive vibes! WOW! Thank you for all the wonderful updates!

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Just catching up on this story. I am SO impressed with how you've handled it.

And now I'm on the edge of my seat about the contractions and the ob on call. Sending many good thoughts your way!
This is exactly what I was thinking. Sending good birth vibes since it sounds like you'll be going back to the hospital...
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Thinking of all of you and anxiously awaiting good news.
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omg! thinking of you!
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Thinking of you!! Hoping baby waits until the 'good' OB is on!

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Thinking about you!! Wishing for the best!
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I'm guessing you are in the midst of your birth by now. But just in case things peter-out and you end up home again. . .

I had an extremely stressful and adversarial experience in the birth of my twins, in December 2006. Pretty much all the same hooey you are experiencing about the scare tactics of the doctors and whatnot - my second twin was breech. (Breech second twin = considered less risky than breech singleton. Double footling breech = considered more risky than your frank breech).

I just wanted to share with you the value I found in building a "bubble" of protection around myself. My husband and my "not-formally-trained-doula" sister-in-law were there to help me. Having one of them on each side of me was an obvious physical manifestation of their emotional support and helped me feel protected from the adversarial medical staff. Their physical proximity was extremely important to me - far beyond "press! I'm having back labour" which was what first necessitated them being immediately at my side. I had never realized just how important it could be to have an actual physical connection with people I knew shared my beliefs in the birth. I felt almost like the birthing bed was some sort of den or elevated shrine - maybe like a raft on water. I definitely felt separated from the many carts of medical equipment that the hospital staff had ringed the bed with (certain they were giving me a c-section, transporting me to the operating room, giving me an epidural, dealing with babies who would be compromised at birth, etc, etc).

Having this semi-physical "bubble" around me helped immensely with the psychological game of birthing.

Good luck!

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I've been offline for a week or so, and just found your story today -- and what a day! You, your family, midwife, and OB are definitely in my thoughts. I am wanting the best memories to come out of this nasty situation, for you.
Sending positive vaginal birthing vibes your way, and healthy growing vibes for your baby.
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hoping everything is going well!
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I hope everything went well and you have your wonderful, tiny baby now!!

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Dying for an update. Praying mama, baby and the whole family are doing wonderful!

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Sending hugs and best wishes for you and your family!!!

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I've been a lurker, but I wanted to post to wish you *excellent* birthing vibes!

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Sending my love and healthy baby and mommy vibes.. I'm hoping the birth, will go as peacefull as much as possible...

Best wishes...
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Thinking about you and hoping you are both doing well now, you and babe.

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The whole Spetember DDC has been thinking of you and praying for you. A lot of us just found out that you're still posting over here.

I hope everything is going the way you want it, and that you and the babe are doing well.

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Sending healthy baby vibes your way and as peaceful a birth as possible.

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sending you love! hope you're enjoying your blissful babymoon!

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