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Afifah Fitri Lestari (Fifi)
She was born right on her due date, around 11:25, still not sure about the exact time. The midwives didn't make it here on time, so I had her unassisted..
She's only 6 pounds and 14 oz. Pushing her was sooooooo easy.
The labor was pretty short, about 7.5 hours.. (from the time I started having contractions, I really don't know how to 'count' the lenght of labor)
I'll try to post the story later. HERE is her picture! (it's hard to get one of hers awake, she is sleeping.. most of the time!)
I'm soooo happy!!!

Birth Story!
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Congrats Yustina!!!!!!!!! ... and you thought that I'd have my baby first!!! Ha. Pics.... I want to see pics!!!
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Congrats on your daughter! How empowering to have a UC!! Way to go!

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even though I said it already, Congrats Yustina! and happy halloween Afifah!
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congrats mamas!
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I had my baby girl in May and my mw didn't make it to the birth either. It was so so soooooooooo empowering to judt be dh and I and to catch my own baby.
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congrats momma!! it sounds like you had ana amazing and beautiful birth experience! welcome to earth baby Afifah

 

 

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Wow, congratulations, how amazing to have birthed her unassisted!

Welcome, sweet baby Afifah!
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wow! Can't wait to hear more! Sounds like an awesome experience. Congratulations and enjoy your little bitty girl!
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Hooray Yustina!! What an awesome UC mama you are!! Happy birthday to Afifah!

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Wow, UC! Congratulations oetien! And WELCOME to the world wee Afifah! I can't wait to hear your birth story. Lovely babymooning to you & your family.

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congratulations oetien! And welcome Afifah!
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Congratulations!!!
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Ooh, congratulations I love the name, and I'm glad things went so smoothly for you.

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I'm glad everything went so well! Congrats and happy babymoon!

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Congrats!
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Wow! Congrats. You said that pushing her out was easy. Wow. How many times do we get to hear that said about birthing? So great to read those words and I look forward to reading the while story soon. Love the name, too. Is it anything like Atifa? I like them both.

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she is absolutely beautiful!!

 

 

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she is beautiful!
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She's very beautiful! You're lucky she sleeps!

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She is so, so cute. i can't wait to hear her birth story.
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Omg, she's perfect!

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GASP! She's BEAUTIFUL!
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