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Location: land of raincoat, BC
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Sex (your guess or u/s result): Girl, we are having an u/s on August 17 to find out for sure.
What day will baby be born: Jan 16
What time baby will be born: early morning
Length of labor: 10-14 hours (it was 33 hrs before an emer- c/s with DS)
Where: Hospital (I don't qualify for a hb with my midwives because my pregnancies are less than 24 months apart
Length: 21 in
Special notes: Hopefully i'm not able to make it to the hospital and get to have a HBAC
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Boy :
Yep, a boy.
What day will baby be born: January 20
Nope, Jan. 6 - 12 days before the EDD
What time baby will be born: 10 p.m.
Nope, 9:56 a.m.
Length of labor: 12 hours
Nope, 6 hours!
BIG Nope - I was visiting my parents in Little Rock (2.5 hours away from where I live now). Went into labor, and ended up transfering to the hospital during the pushing stage. Hospital Birth in Little Rock. Big surprise...glad we're flexible!
Weight: 7 lbs. even
Nope, 6 lbs 7 oz - exactly the same as DS1
Special notes: Peaceful HBAC with no drama, please. I'll bet he has dark hair.
Nope, high drama with heartrate decels in the 60s while pushing at home. Arrived at the hospital at 9:20 and baby was born at 9:56. But I still got my drug free VBAC, even though it happened at the hospital and out of town. He DOES have dark hair and lots of it.
Sex (your guess or u/s result): A girl
What day will baby be bornecember 31st (my other two were both two weeks early!)
What time baby will be born: 2am
Length of labor:8 hours
Where:Same hospital as the last two
Weight:10lbs 14 oz (Dd was 7/14 and ds was 9/12....)
Length: 21 in
Special notes: I hope I did it again with no meds and succeeded at breastfeeding.
Sex (your guess or u/s result): My guess, as we aren't planning on having an u/s. GIRL! DH's guess: BOY
What day will baby be born: January 6th DH: January 11th
Actual: January 14th
What time baby will be born: Late night/very early morning Dh: Late night/early morning
Actual: early evening: 5:47pm
Length of labor: 10 hours from start to finish Dh: 4 hours
Actual: Our guesses are correct, if you multiply them! 40 hours total
Where: At home, maybe in a birthing tub Dh: At home
Weight: 8 lbs even Dh: 7 lbs, 8 oz.
Actual: Dh was close--she was 7lb, 10oz
Length: 21" Dh: 19 1/2 in.
Actual: Dh was right--she was 19.5 inches
Special notes: My water will remain intact for much of my labor...:
Happily parenting our snuggly wild child since 2007 and her little brother since 2011!
Sex (your guess or u/s result): We know it's a boy
What day will baby be born: Thursday, January 11th (this is my second and I've been given the due dates of the 12th or 13th so I'd say a bit early)
What time baby will be born: 1:00 pm
Length of labor: 7.5 hours (that's half of my last labor)
Where: Birthing Center - PLEASE not in the car on the way there! It's 45 mins away.
Weight: 10.9 pounds (Dd was 10.6 pounds)
Length: 22 inches (Dd was 21 inches
Special notes: I hope we have as wonderful of a birthing experience as we did with dd. All of my dreams came true and more.
Best of luck to everyone on their dream births! Much peace and love to everyone on your special day.
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Girl (guess)
What day will baby be born: January 18, 2007
What time baby will be born: 3:30pm
Length of labor: 23 hours
Where: Closest hospital
Weight: 7lbs., 8oz.
Length: 20 inches
Special notes: I really hope I have no meds, no episiotomy, and especially no c/s...and I really hope I don't regret letting DH talk me into a hospital birth!!