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Birth story to follow, but the quick version is that after a super fast 3 hours of labor at home, water breaking with mec. in it, a mad dash down the interstate with a state trooper in hot pursuit, I pushed a beautiful, healthy baby girl out in 3 pushes 10 minutes after our arrival at the hospital! That's one way to prevent intervention!


Born August 1 at 11:34
7 lbs, 14 oz
21 1/4 inches long

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Congrats! (did the trooper give you a ticket? hee hee)
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Oh how exciting. Congratulations! Evelyn is one of my very favorite names.
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What an exciting birth that must have been! Congratulations!
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OMG- love the state trooper. I'm so glad everyone is healthy! Yay!!!!
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wow. haha. congrats on the intervention free birth! yay!
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That is great congrats
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Congrats mama! I delivered my first 6 mins after arriving at the hospital! It's a mad house when that happens LOL

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The quick version is great... can't wait to hear the whole thing

Congratulations!!
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Congratulations!

Can't wait to hear more about that trooper
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Congrats on your baby girl (LOVE the name Evelyn!). I have added you both to the welcome thread. Have a wonderful babymoon.
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Congrats!

If you got a ticket you could frame it. lol. What a keepsake.

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Congratulations mama!! How exciting!!

Hey, I think this officially makes you the first member of the August DDC to post giving birth in August!!
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Woo hoo! Congratulations! And another girl for the DDC I am LOVING all these stories of fast labours.

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Congratulations on a healthy baby girl! What an exciting story!

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Congratulations! I'll bet you weren't expecting *that*!

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What a great labor! Wow! Congratulations!!
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Wow! That sounds like it was exciting! Congratulations!

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What a great labor! Wow! Congratulations!!
Oh, it was a great labor! Still haven't had a chance to write the birth story, but I didn't even really figure out I was in labor until around 9 am. Our doula arrived about 20 minutes later. It was strong, but with DH and our doula massaging my back and helping me vocalize, it wasn't anywhere near as painful as birthing DS. I kept waiting for it to get that bad before heading out the door. Oops! At the hospital, the most awesome, natural child-birth supportive RN caught the baby. It could not have been more perfect (well, except for my dream home birth ... )

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Congratulations!!

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my little ones held only in my heart 4/12-17/00~8/01-twins~11/04~3/05~11/08
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Congratulations!!! What an exciting birth!

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What a cool story (even this far!) It sounds like you and your baby girl are doing well. Congrats!
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Congratulations! I like car chase birth stories! :

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Congrats! Can't wait to hear more details!

Lisa, mom to M : 6/02, R : 6/04, m/c 6/8/05, L 6/06, and E 8/07
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Yay! Congratulations!

: Mom to a wonderful teen girl, a happy little boy and a cute baby girl
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