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She was born at 7:05 this morning after 6 hours of labor (but only 1/2 hour felt ).

6lbs, 10oz

I went into the doctor yesterday for my weekly check-up and was feeling great! Since I was only 38 weeks along, she asked if I wanted to have my cervix checked, and I said "sure" (just for shits and giggles). I was already dilated to 5! I couldn't feel anything.

My MW asked me to come back in an hour for another check to see if I was actually getting ready. An hour later, I was 1 more cm along. She directed me to the hospital, and when I got there, I was already to 8cm! Still no contractions. They had me walk around for a little while to try to get contractions started, and about 10 minutes later, there they were, about 5 minutes apart. When they got to be 2 minutes apart, they got really bad, and so I asked for an epidural because I am a first-class wimp. :

about 5 hours after all that happened, she had been almost crowning for 4 1/2 hours and so they decided to use a vacuum. Within 2 minutes after that, she was completely out and in my arms. She is so great!! Pictures to come.
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Oh Wow! C o n g r a t u l a t i o n s !

Enjoy the wonderful journey into motherhood! And have a wonderful babymoon!

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Congratulations Keren. What an awesome 1st time experience for you...not barely having felt yourself dialating-you're blessed.

Welcome KEAGAN MARIE!!!!
Blessings to you sweet little girl. Can't wait to see the photos
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Congrats!! Hope you have a happy babymoon!
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congrats! and welcome keagan!!! enjoy your babymoon!!!
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Not from your DDC but just wanted to say congrats and I love the name!!
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Congratulations! Send the pain-free labor my way! Happy Birthday, keagan!
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Woot!

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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!! Welcome Keagan Marie!!

OUR DAUGHTERS ARE PROTECTED SHOULDN'T OUR SONS BE TOO! :
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Congrats!

However, are you out of the hospital already if you just had her this morning?


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Congratulations and welcome to your sweet baby girl!!!
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Congratulations! How exciting! I can't wait for pictures!

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Congrats Keren!!! Welcome baby Keagan!!
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Congrats!

However, are you out of the hospital already if you just had her this morning?


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Actually, this hospital has wifi \m/ (>_<) \m/

So this is coming live from the post-partum room.

She is soooo beautiful <3

Thank you for all your support, you guys.
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Congratulations You aren't a wimp!
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Keren, I'm starting to think I need to eat more of that sugar you were having . . . I mean you must be doing something very right! So what is your secret? Send those easy birhting vibes my way!

And I love the name too!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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Congratulations on the arrival of your little girl!

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Congratulations Keren!
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Congrats Keren! Enjoy your lil one!
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Congratulations Keren! Welcome Keagan. What an awesome birth story. It really doesn't get any easier, does it? Happy babymoon mama!

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Congratulations on your daughter. What a nice suprise that she came a couple of weeks early. I can't wait to see pics. Now it will be really hard for us to meet up. That's okay Enjoy your babymoon!

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congratulations!!! enjoy this time with your new daughter, and send some of those birthing vibes this way, too!
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Aww, I bet she's adorable! I can't wait to see pictures

Congratulations and welcome to the world, little Keagan
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Congratulations and Welcome Keagan !!!
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Congratulations! Are you ever lucky to have such a quick and smooth labor! May the rest of us be so fortunate!
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congrats! Glad your sweetie is here and all is well-enjoy some baby snuggling!
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CONGRATULATIONS mama!
& welcome baby Keagan!!!

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Congratulations Keren! Can't wait to see photos!
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AWE Congrats!! Welcome baby girl! And WOW I want a labor like that! Glad it went so smoothly!
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Congratulations! Welcome baby Keagan!!!

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