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Old 01-29-2007, 09:57 PM - Thread Starter
 
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On Thursday, January 25 at 1:06 a.m., Annalise Elizabeth FINALLY made her arrival Earthside. She teased her mom with 12 hours of laboring at the birth center Monday night (Jan 22), let her rest a bit Tuesday day and night (still with contractions every 15-20 minutes, though), and kicked it into high gear on Wednesday. Labor was harder than I ever could have imagined - an incredibly humbling experience. Still, I was successful in having the birth I wanted: drug-free in a birth center with only my husband and midwife in attendance.

We didn’t know the sex but EVERY stranger that I encountered insisted that I was carrying a boy. What a surprise when this little one arrived!

Here are some early pics:

Anna and Dad
Pretty in pink
Anna and Mama

love to all,
Katherine aka Mama

ETA: Here are more pictures of my cutie pie
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I just wanted to say Congrats!! I had the same thing happen, everyone told me Stevie was a boy and turned out to be a girl. You will have the time of your life with that little one. I hope you are great and taking care of yourself and your little one!!

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congrats!! she is so adorable!

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Your family is too cute! Welcome, Annalise!

Happily parenting our snuggly wild child since 2007 and her little brother since 2011!

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So happy for you! CONGRATS!!!
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Congratulations! Enjoy this time together. What a cutie!
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not in your ddc but wanted to say congrats! she's beautiful! and i love her name too!
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She is SO adorable!! And I'm so glad the birth went well!
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Thanks, mamas. We're so in love! Nursing was a little rough for a few days, but I think we're both getting a hang of it. She's really prone to spitting up, though, so I haven't been able to enjoy nursing in bed too much. In time I hope!

I edited the OP with a link to more pictures. I love being a mama!
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Love Love Love the name! That's what I want if we have a little girl but DH isn't totally sold on it!

Married to DH 7 years and have three fantastic kiddos! DS 6, DD 4, and DS 2 ...... lo and behold another is on the way!

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Here are some early pics:

Anna and Dad
Pretty in pink
Anna and Mama

love to all,
Katherine aka Mama

ETA: Here are more pictures of my cutie pie
OMG! What a cutie pie! She is truly beautiful! I LOVE that picture with the fuzzy purple hat.

Man. My third child just turned one on Jan. 28th. You're making me want another one!

Ruh roh!
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What a cutie! Congratulations!!
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