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#1 of 18 Old 08-19-2007, 12:24 AM - Thread Starter
 
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We are so delighted and happy to have our boy in our arms. We are all in shock that he's a he since I come from a family of girls.

I started feeling contractions that felt a little stronger than braxton hicks on Friday morning at work, but stayed at work because the contractions were mild and not regular at all. And a week early.

Then at about 7:00 at night they started getting stronger and more regular. They were about 7-10 minutes apart aaaaalllll night long. In the morning at about 8:30 we called the midwife and said that we were pretty sure that this was it. I told her I'd call her when things got more serious. We called again at about 10:00 when things started really getting serious. She came at about 11:30 and by the time she got here, I was at 8cm. I was so afraid that she was going to say that I was only at 3 or something. We quickly filled up the pool.

I labored for another very intense 2 hours and pushed for about ten minutes. Our babe was born at 1:30pm. He's a whopping 8lbs 12 oz (unlike his big sis who was 5lbs 14oz) and 21.5 inches long. Anneke and all of us are madly in love And may I say SO SO happy not to be pregnant anymore!
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Yay! Congratulations and enjoy your new baby
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Congratulations!!

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Fantastic! Wow, you started labor at work. You really punched the clock until the last minute! Happy mooning.

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Congrats on your baby BOY!!!! Rest well and enjoy. I will add you both to the welcome thread
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congratulations!!

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Congratulations! I know about that surprise to have a boy, I'm still sort of in happy shock about it!! Glad you're all doing so well!
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Yea!! Congrats mama! Good work!!

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YEAH!!!! Congratulations!!! And no eclampsia??!! What did you name your not so little boy?
Enjoy your babymoom momma!
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Yay! Enjoy all the new experiences with a little boy.
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And may I say SO SO happy not to be pregnant anymore!
The same thought motivated me during the pushing stage. The "discomforts" of the past 9+ months must have served their purpose.
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YEAH!!!! Congratulations!!! And no eclampsia??!! What did you name your not so little boy?
Enjoy your babymoom momma!

We just named him this afternoon It's Jonah Gregory. No sign of eclampsia at all, I am so happy to say. My bp was 120/70 almost every time we checked.
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Congratulations! I love his name And you'll adore have a ds! Boys are tons of fun

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Congratulations!

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