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#1 of 7 Old 12-08-2006, 10:18 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My little girl, Ivy, arrived at 11:40am on 12/5, after a 3.5 hour labor. I was induced with pitocin, as I had reached 42 weeks. Having been scared of having pitocin again (a very hard induction at 39 weeks with my son) this was a breeze - labor was short, intense and I pushed her out over 4 contractions. I credit my RRL tea drinking for some of the brevity.

She is just beautiful, nursing her has been a breeze, and we are home settling into life as a family of four.

DUH - I'm editing to add she was 9lbs even, and 21 inches long - a good sized babe, which we expected, as she'd been cookin' so long!
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Congratulations! What a beautiful name.

~ Elizabeth in Alaska {mother to four born at home}

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Great job mama!!
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Congrats!!!!!!!!!! Welcome Ivy!!!!!!

OUR DAUGHTERS ARE PROTECTED SHOULDN'T OUR SONS BE TOO! :
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Congrats!
Enjoy your babymoon.
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Congratulations, mama!!!!

I'm another firm believer in RRL, too
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That's fantastic news.
I'm so glad to hear your induction went so well.
Good job with your quick labor and with your new little girl!!!
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