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#1 of 63 Old 07-13-2006, 12:54 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I went into labor around 8pm Sunday night. Our doula came and we tried and tried to get A to turn, with no luck. Finally we went into the hopsital a bit agfter 3am, had the ob check posticion with u/s and yep still transverse. I was 5cm dialeted so we had the c-section

Dominic Edward was born at 4:44am 4lbs 7oz 16"
Aaron William was born at 4:47 5lbs 6oz 18"

I was 34wks 6days. Dominic is doing well, he's under the billi lights and in the warmer but he's nursing like a champ and having forumla too. He's breathing on his own, no iv anymore and they say he's doing better at controlling his temp.
Aaron, is still all over with his breathing and heartrate. I've only been able to hold him a few times Hopefully this afternoon we'll be albe to start mouth feeds with him. He;s also on O2, under the billi lights and in the warmers

c-section recovery is very hard and quite painful. I'll be realsed tomorrow but no word yet on the boys

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oh mama congratulations that is wonderful news.I hope you can bring the boys home soon,

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Mama, you did such a great job keeping those boys in that long! I'm sorry for the c-section and hope your recovery goes smoothly. I'll be thinking of your boys and hoping they can come home very soon.

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Congratulations!!!!! I hope everyone is home and well soon!

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Congratulations. Heal quickly and keep us posted on how the boys are doing.
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congrats on your boys I hope they get to come home soon

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Congratulations!! That's so wonderful! I'm so happy for you! I can't believe you already have your boys! And you're the first of the August mamas!

Best wishes for a speedy recovery and wonderful time with your babes!
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congrats!

Sorry about your c-sec
Don't be down about it! Hope you feel better soon. Take it easy and let everyone help you as much as they will! and then some!


you have two awesome little boys now!
Hope they get healthier by the minute and can be home in no time!
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: CONGRATULATIONS!!! You did a great job. I hope you can recover quickly. I'm sorry it's painful though. . I can't wait to see photos of your two new boys!!

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enjoy the peace while it lasts!! sounds like those boys were vying to be first out and that indicates to me that your going to have your hands full as soon as they come home!!
rest up and enjoy your double dose of love babies!!
CONGRATS!!!!!
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Yay welcome boys!!!! I am glad to hear they are doing well, and kudos on them being good size!!! I hope they come home soon and you heal quickly!

Hugs!
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yeah! congrats on your two little boys!!
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The first August birth being two healthy twin boys is wonderful news! Congratulations! Be sure to rest up and enjoy every moment of their first few days!
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YEAHHH!!!!! I'm sending lots of "speedy recovery" ju-ju to you and the boys
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Congrats on your boys! I can't believe we have babies being born!
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OOOH YIPPEE! That is wonderful that all is well and good size for twins! 35 weeks, not too shabby!
We can't wait to get more details. I hope they are home in a jiffy. That must be difficult. Speedy recovery to all of you and well done!
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Yay babies!!!! I was wondering who would be 1st, congrats!!! I hope the boys stabilize quickly and can come home soon. Speedy healing vibes to you too
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Congratulations Mama! I was a twin born at 30w and my hospital stay was until my sister and I were 4lb (exactly) and they sent us home... it sounds like your boys are doing well even though with a bit of assistance. Glad to hear they are safe, healthy and you get to see them, be with them.

I'm sorry recovery is tough, I can imagine you were dissapointed with a cesarean - but those transverse babies don't come out very well without turning. Many hugs and love for you - prayers for support too. Take care!!
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Congratulations!!! Welcome to the outside world baby boys, can't wait to see pictures and hear all about you!!!
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congratulations!! so exciting for you and your family. sending good vibes for the little guys and for your recovery- take care of yourself!

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COngrats on the birth of your sons! Wishing you a speedy recovery physically & emotionally from a different birth than you would have liked. So glad to hear Dominic is doing so well & I hope Aaron's breathing & heartrate stabilize soon- it must be very difficult not to be able to spend more time w/ him
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Congratulations Azreial! Welcome Dominic : and Aaron : !!

What great sizes they are! Best wishes for both babies to be home with you soon! Best wishes for a speedy recovery!
I was just mentioning to dh today that I was wondering who would go first.

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Yipeee!!!! Your're are first!! Congrats... don't worry, the c-sec recovery will be much better in a couple of weeks. My advice to help nursing/caring for the babies: take the pain meds!

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Oh, my, congratulations on the boys!

Beautiful names.

And wishing you as fast and easy a recovery as can be.
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Big, big congratulations to you and your family. Sounds like they are making good progress and that they will be home with you soon!
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YAAAYYY!!! CONGRATS MOMMA!!! I can't wait to see some pics of your lovely boys!!! Wishing you a very speedy recovery!

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Fun! I'm so excited that I actually clapped and got all tingley. I hope that they do well and get to come home soon!
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Congratulations!
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Welcome to the world, Dominic and Aaron!!

So sorry you had to go through a c-section, but it sounds as if the boys are doing well. I hope your recovery is quick and that both boys are home with you soon.

Congrats!

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Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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