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#1 of 73 Old 10-13-2005, 11:57 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Welcome To the World Little Ones!



Soos71 (Susan) - gave birth to a tiny boy Benjamin Paul on September 30 at 9:20 p.m. 8 weeks early..weighing 3 lbs 13 oz

Averymybaby ( julia) - gave birth to Hudson Lee on October 8th at 12:17 pm, a hefty 6 lb. 0.2 oz. and 17 1/2" at 33 weeks and 5 days. He came home Sunday 10/16.

SoggyGranolaMomma (Kristina) - gave birth a little girl! Sydney Paige arrived on October 10th at 2:50p. 6lbs 6 oz and 18.5 inches long.

Dziejen(jenn)- Carrie Louise was born still on October 13th at 11:36

KatieInAz-
1. Baby's name - Declan Pierce
2. Baby due date - 11/10/2005
3. Baby's birthday - 10/19/2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Male - 5lbs 11.9 ounces - 19 inches
5. How long you were in labor - Active - 5 hours
6. How are you doing? - Wonderful, brought Declan home after two weeks in NICU, he hasn't figured out BFing yet , but we're all home as a family finally!

Bodogirl -
1. Baby's name - Carrie Elizabeth
2. Baby due date -Nov 23 2005
3. Baby's birthday -Oct 24, 2005, 7:00 p.m.
4. Sex and weight/height -F - 5lb 10oz - 17.25"
5. How long you were in labor -45 minutes ? C-section
6. How are you doing? - We are all doing great!

1. Baby's name - Andrew Michael
2. Baby due date -Nov 23 2005
3. Baby's birthday -Oct 24, 2005, 7:01 p.m.
4. Sex and weight/height -M - 6lb 1oz - 17.75"
5. How long you were in labor -45 minutes ? C-section
6. How are you doing? - We are all doing great!

Link for pictures of them as newborns:
http://www.beautygal.com/twins/happybirthday.htm

kroonkles - Had a little girl! On October 25th.

2tolove (laura) -
1. Baby's name - Charles William "Charlie"
2. Baby due date -Nov 1st 2005
3. Baby's birthday -Oct 28, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height -M - 7lb 0oz - 19.5"
5. How long you were in labor -21 hours
6. How are you doing? - We are both great!

cjbeach (kathy) -
1. Baby's name - Blake Patrick
2. Baby due date - 11/15/05
3. Baby's birthday - 10/28/05
4. Sex and weight/height - M, 8 lb 1 oz, 20"
5. How long you were in labor - prodromal 1 week, active after ROM- 3 hrs
6. How are you doing? - More than fabulous. Giddy. Feel fantastic!

oetien -
1. Baby's name - Afifah fitri Lestari (Fifi)
2. Baby's due date - Oct 30th
3. Baby's birthday - Oct 30th, around 11:30-ish a.m.
4. Sex and weight/height - Girl, 6 lbs 14 oz, 18.5 inches
5. How long were you in labor? - About 7.5 hours, and less than an hour active labor.. (I think! it was really short and sweet..)
6. How are you doing? Wonderful, fantastic!! Short labor, No afterpains, I love my cute little baby, nursing is great, milk just came in yesterday. (what else could I have asked for? )

mamaharsh - Baby's Name: Sean Francis
Baby's Due Date: November 15th
Baby's Birthdate: October 31, 2005
Sex and weight/height: Boy. 7 pounds 9 ounces, 19.25 inches.
How long was labor: My water broke at midnight and Sean arrived at 8:41am
How are you doing: Wonderful! We had an awesome homebirth and he's eating and gaining like a champ.

deathbygodiva (lori) -
1. Baby's name - Sohpia Louise
2. Baby due date - November 5, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - October 30, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Female 8lbs 8oz 20 1/2 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 1 hour 15 minutes
6. How are you doing? - Greatl!!

MelW -
1. Baby's name - Neela Emiliana
2. Baby due date - Nov 7th
3. Baby's birthday - Nov 1st, 8:50 p.m.
4. Sex and weight/height - Girl, 3100g (6lb14oz), 52cm long (tall!)
5. How long you were in labor - 9 hours active labour
6. How are you doing? - Amazed and in love! Both doing really well!

keja -
1. Baby's name - Audrey Caitlyn
2. Baby due date - November 11, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - November 1, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Female 7lbs 11oz 19 1/2 inches
5. How long you were in labor - I don't know how to tell when active labor begins? Pretty darn short, though.
6. How are you doing? - Wonderful!!

meagen -
1. Baby's name - Liam Charles
2. Baby due date -Oct. 31st
3. Baby's birthday -Nov. 2 5:29am
4. Sex and weight/height -M 8lbs. 7oz./ 21 1/2 in.
5. How long you were in labor -18 hours, 8 hours of hard labor
6. How are you doing? - We are very happy, healthy, and home! I will add pictures later. He's amazingly mellow compared to big sis.

- cyntogirl
We welcomed our beautiful baby girl on November 5th ~ Elliette Rose! Yay! She is perfect!


kel -
Baby's name - Gretel Ginger
Baby due date - October 31st
Baby's birthday - November 6th
Sex and weight/height - Girl, 9 lbs.
How long you were in labor - Active labor for about 2 1/2 hrs.
How are you doing? - Very sore, but otherwise ecstatic!

brandybehr-
1. Baby's name - Julius Crispin
2. Baby due date - Nov 10
3. Baby's birthday - Nov 6
4. Sex and weight/height - Male, 10 lbs. 8 oz. 21 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 4 hours 15 mins
6. How are you doing? - Great! It is a bit trickier going out of my house with 4 though...

3 for me -
Baby's Name: Jaeana Denyse Carroll
Baby's Due Date: November 18th
Baby's Birthdate: November 6th - 12:47am
Sex and weight/height: GIRL! 8lbs 3.5oz - 21 1/2in.
How long was labor: My water broke at 9:30am 11/5 and we met baby at 12:47am 11/6 . . . so 15+ hours
How are you doing: We are doing great after a succesful and perfect VBAC!!! Baby is nursing like a little pro!!!

Gunter -
1. Baby's name - Ezra (haven't decided middle name)
2. Baby due date - Friday, Nov. 25th
3. Baby's birthday - Sunday, Nov. 6th
4. Sex and weight/height - Female (surprise!)- 5lbs - 19 inches
5. How long you were in labor - a wonderfully gentle 23 hours total, not sure about the breakdown of active, etc...but the latter part was short, for sure
6. How are you doing? - Soooo good and so supported by DH! Felt great mentally and physically the very same day. She's gaining weight and BFing really well. Really struggled to trust BFing as enough for her little bod but it surely has been! Feel much better with her gaining.

gratefulbambina -
1. Baby's name - Gavin Ryan
2. Baby due date - November 14, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - Nov 8th
4. Sex and weight/height - Male 8 lbs 4 oz 21 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 6 hrs
6. How are you doing? - great, going to post birthstory now

beachbaby -
Baby's Name: Lillian Bess
Baby's Due Date: EDD 11/18
Baby's Birthdate: Tuesday 11/8 @ 8:52am
Sex and weight/height: girl; 6 lbs 13 oz; 20 inches
How long was labor: 12 hours from the time my water broke (didn't have any contractions or labor signs before that!) til she was born
How are you doing: Enjoying getting to know our little girl; still getting the hang of breastfeeding...

memeory maker -
1. Baby's name -Gabriella Frances
2. Baby due date -10-31
3. Baby's birthday -11-8
4. Sex and weight/height - Female 6lbs 5 oz 19 1/2 inches`
5. How long you were in labor -they broke my water at 6 pm. she was born at 7:25 pm
6. How are you doing? -We are all doing well. I didnt even feel like I had given birth. We came home from the hospital 24 hours after her birth. She is nursing great!

feathere -
1. Baby's name - Adele... not sure of the middle yet!
2. Baby due date - November 11, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - November 9, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Female, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, 21 and a half inches long
5. How long you were in labor - about 4 and a half hours
6. How are you doing? -- Super! Adele is wonderful. We had a planned homebirth but an unplanned Papa delivery (midwife got there late, everything happened fast.) All is well and we are getting to know her.

trmpetplaya -
1. Baby's name - Aena Elaine
2. Baby due date - 11/8/2005
3. Baby's birthday - 11/10/2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Female - 7lbs 12 ounces - 19.5 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 8 hours from when I couldn't sleep between contractions.
6. How are you doing? - Very well! I had a kidney infection that showed itself as a 104.1 temp the day after the birth (at home in the water ), but I'm doing much better now! Aena loves to nurse Dh is thrilled!

samsmamma -
1. Name - Karl (no middle name yet)
2. Due date - 11/21 oe 11/23
3. Birthdate - 11/17
4. Stats - Boy, 8lbs 12 oz, approx 21"
5. How was labor - water broke at about 8:49PM and Karl arrived at 4AM. Was 7cm at 3AM, fully dilated by 3:30 and pushed for 30 minutes. Frankly, it was excruciating, but the MW helped a ton.
6. How are we doing? Great! No tears at all, I can pee without pain, Karl is a champion nurser and has a lovely disposition and all looks good so far! We even had our first lovely meconium poop! We are doing well.

Kavita -
1. Baby's name - Ella Florence
2. Baby due date - November 15
3. Baby's birthday - November 08
4. Sex and weight/height - Girl, 6 lbs 10 oz, 20 inches
5. How long you were in labor - prodromal labor 1 1/2 days, active labor 4 hours!
6. How are you doing? - We're doing really well! We are totally in love with our little cuddle-bear!!


willemsmamma -
1. Baby's name - Gabriel Evan Powell
2. Baby due date - 10/23/05
3. Baby's birthday - 11/15/05
4. Sex and weight/height - male, 8lbs 12oz, 21 1/2 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 3 hours but the majority of the labor was in the last hour and 15 or 45 minutes... VERY INTENSE!!!
6. How are you doing? - I'm in absolute baby bliss land. Emotionally I feel so much more centered and grounded after this birth than I did with my first. I didn't tear at all, only had a minor labial split which healed very quickly. Gabriel latched on after 5 minutes of being born and has been nursing like a champ ever since. My size F cup breasts need to be pumped twice a day to prevent engorgement... at 10 days postpartum we have no more room in our freezer for expressed milk!!! Gabriel is sleeping pretty much through the night (for a newborn) only waking twice to feed and be changed. I'm so in love with him and our new family dynamic. Alright... I'll stop writing my novel

s_kristina -
1. Baby's name - Joseph Dallas
2. Baby due date - 11/15/05
3. Baby's birthday - 11/19/05
4. Sex and weight/height - male 7 lbs 9 ozs and 19.5 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 6 hours active, but only about 5 minutes pushing or trying not to
6. How are you doing? - I am in so much better shape for the most part then after having my dd with an epi. I was torn up and in pain for months after having her. This time around I am just weak from blood loss and we are doing what we can to help with that. Joseph is doing great and starting to get the hang of latching on well from the start.

Queen Of Cups-
1. Baby's name - Ellandra Llewellyn (Ellie)
2. Baby due date - 11/27
3. Baby's birthday - 11/19
4. Sex and weight/height - Female 8lbs 4.6 oz 19 1/2 inches`
5. How long you were in labor - I woke up at 1:38am, gave birth at 3:54am, left the hospital at 1:30pm
6. How are you doing? - GREAT! All natural childbirth again, no episiotomy this time, one very small tear that only needed one stitch, and I feel great! Ellie is nursing like a champ and is a very mellow little sweetheart. Big brother is handling it all very well, too, which is such a relief.
love and peace.

spughy -
1. Baby's name - Rowan Beverley
2. Baby due date - 11/14/05
3. Baby's birthday - 11/20/05
4. Sex and weight/height - female 8 lbs 14 ozs and 21 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 24 hrs after water breaking
6. How are you doing? - not bad now, just sore and weak from losing 1.5 litres of blood...milk finally came in...all but 3 pregnancy lbs gone, at least I look good even if I don't totally feel it!

crsta33 -
1. Baby's name - Landon Farrell
2. Baby due date - Nov. 21, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - Nov. 21, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Male - 10 lbs. 7 oz. - 21 1/4 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 7 hours from ROM to birth
6. How are you doing? Still a little tired, but no stitches. He loves to nurse and sleep snuggled in close. He has a little facial brusing from the nuchal cord, but he's quite handsome.

Belleweather -
1. Baby's Name: Elliot James Wilde Redalen Fraser
2. Baby's Due Date: 11/12/05
3. Baby's Arrival Date: 11/21/05
4. Sex and Weight/Height: Male, 9lbs1oz, 22 in
5. How long in labor: 13 hours total, from 9:30 pm. 1 hour of pushing
6. How are we doing - We're doing great and enjoying our babymoon. Elliot is very mellow, sleeps well, and eats like a pirahna.

bucaye -
1. Baby's name - Robert Harrison (Bobby)
2. Baby due date - Nov 29
3. Baby's birthday - Nov 22
4. Sex and weight/height - Male, 6 lbs. 5 oz. (the LD scales were off, we think he was about 6 12)19 1/2 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 3 1/2 hours (water broke at 3:30am, had him at 2:06 pm. real contrax started at 10:50am)
6. How are you doing? We all are doing great. Bobby is nursing like a champ. Has gained a bunch of wieght. My girls are totaly in love with their baby brother. So are mommy and daddy!

spiritmomma -
1. Baby's name - Isa Chloe Hazel
2. Baby due date - November 19
3. Baby's birthday - November 22
4. Sex and weight/height - Beautiful Girl! 7lbs, 11oz, 21 inches long
5. How long you were in labor - about 8 hours, 2 hours of pushing
6. How are you doing? - I am recovering very well. Just a few stitches! Isa was admitted to NICU for a lung infection about 3 hours after birth. She is recovering rapidly and doing well. We can hardly wait to get her home. More details in another thread!

Gingerstar -
Name: Elisabeth Nicole
EDD: Nov 19
Birthday: Nov 23
Sex, H/W: F, 7 lb 2 oz, 20.5"
Length of labor: 2 days prodromal: 2 hrs active ( I woke up at 2:45 am, she was born at 4:55 am - we arrived @ birth center about 10 minutes before she was born!)
How are you doing: Great! She nursed immediately after birth - but I had to have emergency D&C after for retained placenta - I have a history of hemorrhaging afterward, which is why we went to a birth center. We are both doing well now, and she nurses very well.


frigga -
1. Baby's name: Anya Evelyne Marie
2. Due date: 11/24/05
3. Birthday: 11/23/05
4. Sex, weight, length: girl, 7lbs 0oz, 19 and 1/2 inches
5. Length of labor: 8 hours
6. How are we doing? Wonderful! We've settled in nicely and are awe struck by our loving, larger, family. I am thrilled to finally have my girl, and grounded by the notion that my pregnancy days are over.

sarahcecile -
1. Baby's name - Adeline Early Walker Baugh
2. Baby due date - 11/24/05
3. Baby's birthday - 11/24/05
4. Sex and weight/height - Girl! 7 lbs 2 ozs and 19 3/4 inches
5. How long you were in labor - Early: about 12 hours Active: 26 hours
6. How are you doing? - Great!!! Sore and tired but entirely and completely in love. Nursing is going great - she has quite a suck.
- Sarah

flyingspaghettimama -
1. Baby's Name: Emmett Michael
2. Baby's Due Date: 11/6/05
3. Baby's Arrival Date: 11/24/05
4. Sex and Weight/Height: Male, 9lbs1oz, 23.5 in
5. How long in labor: 14 hours total, starting at 11pm - well, can you see why?!
6. How are we doing - very well: milk is in, no tears, mellow baby sleeps all night except to nurse. Only mama has the no-sleeping problem (adrenaline overload, most likely).

plagio -
1. Baby's name - Theodore Caulfield (Teddy)
2. Baby due date - 11/10/2005
3. Baby's birthday - 11/24/2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Male - 8lbs 0 ounces - 21 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 41 hours
6. How are you doing? - I am doing great, it took about 2 days to rest up from the birth since labor was really tough, but even though it was I ended up with only a small tear. Teddy is doing awesome. We did some BF but hit some bumps and are working with a LC to get things going.

flapjack -
1. Baby's name: Skye Diane Selkie Neale
2. Baby's due date: 14/11/05
3. Baby's birth day: 26/11/05
4. Sex and weight/height: girl, 8lb 5oz, haven't checked the height yet.
5. How long you were in labour: prodromal, 27 days, active,3 hours
6. How are you doing? Fantastic! Nipples are a bit sore and tender, but it's the least blood loss I've ever had (first physiological third stage) and I have so much energy, it's unbelievable.

neveryoumindthere -
1. Baby's name - sorry dont do names on the net
2. Baby due date -Nov 18 2005
3. Baby's birthday -Nov 26, 2005, 11:50p.m.
4. Sex and weight/height -F - 8lb - 20.25"
5. How long you were in labor -40 minutes
6. How are you doing? - doing pretty good, latch is getting much better, dd#1 is having a bit of a hard time adjusting which is understandable, other than that definitely better than day 1 and 2

LeAnnie -
1. Baby's name: John
2. Due date: 11/19/05
3. Birthday: 11/26/05
4. Sex, weight, length: boy, 10lbs 8oz, 22 and 1/4 inches
5. Length of labor: 5 hours
6. How are we doing? Great! So happy


zjande -
1. Baby's name - Xeowyn Eli Weston ("ZAY-oh-win")
2. Baby due date - 11/23/05
3. Baby's birthday - 11/26/05, 5:40am
4. Sex and weight/height - BOY! 8lb 13oz, 21.5 inches long
5. How long you were in labor - 2.5 hours of nothing but intense labor, pushed just a few minutes
6. How are you doing? - I am absolutely blissed out. And I thought I was living my fairy tale life BEFORE this baby... (Man are they right when they say afterpains hurt more after each baby though, LORDY. I have to squat down & breath & it is exactly like being in labor. I feel like I shouldn't even be allowed to complain though, I am just so blessed & happy & madly in love with everyone & everything. Can you say Post Partum Euphoria? )

Hypatia -
1. Baby's name: Mariana Elise
2. Baby's due date: 11/19/05
3. Baby's birth day: 11/27/05
4. Sex and weight/height: girl, 8lb 4oz, 20 inches long.
5. How long you were in labour: 5 hours from first contraction to birth.
6. How are you doing? Great! My labor was so perfect! I hadn't even let myself dream I would ever experience anything like it -- I felt so powerful riding the wave and owning the experience.


mamafern -
1. Baby's name - Ngaio sapphyre more middle names to come..)
2. Baby due date - November 13 2005
3. Baby's birthday - November 28th 2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Girl! 10 lbs 5 oz. (im not sure about length right now..but long!)
5. How long you were in labor - i took castor oil and lemon verbina oil at about 9 in the morning and contractions started a few hours later.. at 4 i took another dose because the contractions were still pretty moderate and i was worried that they would peter out. active labour started around 9:00 in the evening and she was born at 12:57 that night.
6. How are you doing? - i feel so delighted to finally have my sweet girl in my arms! my body feels empty and like everything is shifting slowly back to normal, so thats a bit uncomfy. i peed and stuff fine and my bleeding is not too bad. she nurses and sleeps so well and is just so happy to be checking out the world when she is awake. im so in love!

offpill -
Baby's Due Date: Nov. 27
Baby's Birthdate: Nov. 28
Sex and weight/height: Girl - 7lbs1, 19v inches
How long was labor: 6ish hours.
How are you doing: Good though she's a sleepy baby that I have to wake for feeds. Definitely not like my other two!

Daffodil -
1. Baby's name - John James
2. Baby due date - Nov 29
3. Baby's birthday - Dec 1
4. Sex and weight/height - boy, 8 lbs. 1 oz., 20 1/2 inches
5. How long you were in labor - about 8 1/2 hours from the very first contractions
6. How are you doing? - sleep deprived, sore nipples, but overall just fine!

DreamsInDigital -
1. Baby's name - Winter Alexander
2. Baby due date - 11-20-05
3. Baby's birthday - 12-05-05 6:24am
4. Sex and weight/height - Male 10 lbs. 2 oz./22 in.
5. How long you were in labor - 5 hours and 24 minutes
6. How are you doing? - Wonderful!! So happy to not be pregnant and he is a fantastic baby!

 

 

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We should make this a sticky, yes?
OMG I'm so excited.

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Wow! Congratulations! I hope she had a lovely labor and delivery.
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ive pm'd the mod to get it made a sticky

 

 

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Congratulations, Kristina and Susan!
Welcome to the world, Sydney Paige and Benjamin Paul!
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I think my boy gets first status... Hudson Lee was born October 8th at 12:17 pm, a hefty 6 lb. 0.2 oz. and 17 1/2" at 33 weeks and 5 days. He came home Sunday 10/16 and he's doing great
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averymybaby - Congrats on your healthy baby 6lbs at 33wks -WOW Wish you and your baby well
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Oh wow, we have another baby! Averymybaby, we'd love to hear more about it!! So glad he came home so soon and he was a good weight! Congratulations!!!
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I like the way the Oct. ladies are doing this - I think we should, too. When you have your baby post these stats in this thread:

1. Baby's name -
2. Baby due date -
3. Baby's birthday -
4. Sex and weight/height -
5. How long you were in labor -
6. How are you doing? -

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Congrats, Averymybaby!!! How wonderful!

Kel, that's a great idea.

Ever-evolving mama to my beautiful Brynn, and my little dimple-face Noah .
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1. Baby's name - Charles William "Charlie"
2. Baby due date -Nov 1st 2005
3. Baby's birthday -Oct 28, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height -M - 7lb 0oz - 19.5"
5. How long you were in labor -21 hours
6. How are you doing? - We are both great!

Posted a thread & then saw the sticky too... Laura
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1. Baby's name - Blake Patrick
2. Baby due date - 11/15/05
3. Baby's birthday - 10/28/05
4. Sex and weight/height - M, 8 lb 1 oz, 20"
5. How long you were in labor - prodromal 1 week, active after ROM- 3 hrs
6. How are you doing? - More than fabulous. Giddy. Feel fantastic!
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1. Baby's name - Neela
2. Baby due date - Nov 7th
3. Baby's birthday - Nov 1st, 8:50 p.m.
4. Sex and weight/height - Girl, 3100g (6lb14oz), 52cm
5. How long you were in labor - 9 hours active labour
6. How are you doing? - Amazed and in love! Both doing really well!

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Since I'm kinda in this ddc, I should post here too

1. Baby's name - Afifah fitri Lestari (Fifi)
2. Baby's due date - Oct 30th
3. Baby's birthday - Oct 30th, around 11:30-ish a.m.
4. Sex and weight/height - Girl, 6 lbs 14 oz, 18.5 inches
5. How long were you in labor? - About 7.5 hours, and less than an hour active labor.. (I think! it was really short and sweet..)
6. How are you doing? Wonderful, fantastic!! Short labor, No afterpains, I love my cute little baby, nursing is great, milk just came in yesterday. (what else could I have asked for? )
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1. Baby's name - Carrie Elizabeth
2. Baby due date -Nov 23 2005
3. Baby's birthday -Oct 24, 2005, 7:00 p.m.
4. Sex and weight/height -F - 5lb 10oz - 17.25"
5. How long you were in labor -45 minutes ? C-section
6. How are you doing? - We are all doing great!

1. Baby's name - Andrew Michael
2. Baby due date -Nov 23 2005
3. Baby's birthday -Oct 24, 2005, 7:01 p.m.
4. Sex and weight/height -M - 6lb 1oz - 17.75"
5. How long you were in labor -45 minutes ? C-section
6. How are you doing? - We are all doing great!

Link for pictures of them as newborns:
http://www.beautygal.com/twins/happybirthday.htm
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I wanted to give you all our update!

1. Baby's name - Liam Charles
2. Baby due date -Oct. 31st
3. Baby's birthday -Nov. 2 5:29am
4. Sex and weight/height -M 8lbs. 7oz./ 21 1/2 in.
5. How long you were in labor -18 hours, 8 hours of hard labor
6. How are you doing? - We are very happy, healthy, and home! I will add pictures later. He's amazingly mellow compared to big sis.
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1. Baby's name - Audrey Caitlyn
2. Baby due date - November 11, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - November 1, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Female 7lbs 11oz 19 1/2 inches
5. How long you were in labor - I don't know how to tell when active labor begins? Pretty darn short, though.
6. How are you doing? - Wonderful!!
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1. Baby's name - Sohpia Louise
2. Baby due date - November 5, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - October 30, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Female 8lbs 8oz 20 1/2 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 1 hour 15 minutes
6. How are you doing? - Greatl!!
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Baby's name - Gretel Ginger
Baby due date - October 31st
Baby's birthday - November 6th
Sex and weight/height - Girl, 9 lbs.
How long you were in labor - Active labor for about 2 1/2 hrs.
How are you doing? - Very sore, but otherwise ecstatic!

Handmade dress shop owner and mama of five - our littlest just born in December! ♥

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Baby's Name: Jaeana Denyse Carroll
Baby's Due Date: November 18th
Baby's Birthdate: November 6th - 12:47am
Sex and weight/height: GIRL! 8lbs 3.5oz - 21 1/2in.
How long was labor: My water broke at 9:30am 11/5 and we met baby at 12:47am 11/6 . . . so 15+ hours
How are you doing: We are doing great after a succesful and perfect VBAC!!! Baby is nursing like a little pro!!!
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Baby's Name: Finn Willem Erickson
Baby's Due Date: October 24th
Baby's Birthdate: November 3rd 10:07pm
Sex and weight/height: Boy 7.3lbs, 21in
How long was labor: 7+ hours
How are you doing: Doing well, despite interventionist peds. Bili levels are slightly high but dropping now, and Finn is the best nursing baby ever!! I LOVE watching him eat-he's so cute when he's happy!!

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We welcomed our beautiful baby girl on November 5th ~ Elliette Rose! Yay! She is perfect!
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1. Baby's name - Gavin Ryan
2. Baby due date - November 14, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - Nov 8th
4. Sex and weight/height - Male 8 lbs 4 oz 21 inches
5. How long you were in labor - 6 hrs
6. How are you doing? - great, going to post birthstory now
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Sorry. Removed.
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1. Baby's name - Adele... not sure of the middle yet!
2. Baby due date - November 11, 2005
3. Baby's birthday - November 9, 2005
4. Sex and weight/height - Female, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, 21 and a half inches long
5. How long you were in labor - about 4 and a half hours
6. How are you doing? -- Super! Adele is wonderful. We had a planned homebirth but an unplanned Papa delivery (midwife got there late, everything happened fast.) All is well and we are getting to know her.
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1. Baby's name - Ezra (haven't decided middle name)
2. Baby due date - Friday, Nov. 25th
3. Baby's birthday - Sunday, Nov. 6th
4. Sex and weight/height - Female (surprise!)- 5lbs - 19 inches
5. How long you were in labor - a wonderfully gentle 23 hours total, not sure about the breakdown of active, etc...but the latter part was short, for sure
6. How are you doing? - Soooo good and so supported by DH! Felt great mentally and physically the very same day. She's gaining weight and BFing really well. Really struggled to trust BFing as enough for her little bod but it surely has been! Feel much better with her gaining.

doula mama to my nov 05 and my feb 08 babes who wrap me in love.
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Congrats to cynotgirl, katie, and feathere, I don't think I saw your announcements outside this thread, so just wanted to say I'm so happy for you!

So glad to hear your little ones are here safe and sound and can't wait to hear more from you about how you're doing, how the babies are doing, the birth, etc!
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Baby's Name: Sean Francis
Baby's Due Date: November 15th
Baby's Birthdate: October 31, 2005
Sex and weight/height: Boy. 7 pounds 9 ounces, 19.25 inches.
How long was labor: My water broke at midnight and Sean arrived at 8:41am
How are you doing: Wonderful! We had an awesome homebirth and he's eating and gaining like a champ.
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Baby's Name: Lillian Bess
Baby's Due Date: EDD 11/18
Baby's Birthdate: Tuesday 11/8 @ 8:52am
Sex and weight/height: girl; 6 lbs 13 oz; 20 inches
How long was labor: 12 hours from the time my water broke (didn't have any contractions or labor signs before that!) til she was born
How are you doing: Enjoying getting to know our little girl; still getting the hang of breastfeeding...
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1. Baby's name -Gabriella Frances
2. Baby due date -10-31
3. Baby's birthday -11-8
4. Sex and weight/height - Female 6lbs 5 oz 19 1/2 inches`
5. How long you were in labor -they broke my water at 6 pm. she was born at 7:25 pm
6. How are you doing? -We are all doing well. I didnt even feel like I had given birth. We came home from the hospital 24 hours after her birth. She is nursing great!
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