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Old 09-08-2007, 11:40 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Sinead Summer arrived on September 3rd (Labor Day) at 2:56pm, after 42 weeks 3 days gestation! She was planned as a homebirth, but ignored our exhortations to come out, and her gestation (42 weeks +) went beyond the comfort zone of my back-up OB, and so my midwife suggested I follow his advice.

She was induced in hospital, but labor was smooth, and the hospital was relatively flexible with my approach to labor (each nurse passed on the mssage that this had been planned as a homebirth ). I labored primarily standing up next to the bed, and the pitocin was turned down twice, and I was able to deliver without pain medication. The endorphins afterwards were crazy fun!

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- girl! Sinead Summer
- Sept 3rd (42 weeks 3 days gestation)
- 7lbs 11oz (3.5kg)
- 20.5in (52 cm)

We are now settling in at home and very happy. Longer birth story later.

Thank you all for sharing this journey!
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Congratulations!
It has been a great journey... hopefully to continue on the summer babies forum
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: Congratulations!! It is amazing that our little ones share our bodies for 9+ months and can be so stubborn as to not be on the same page as us and come out when we want them to. But, as you wrote in the "Still waiting" thread, some babies just do need a little more cooking time. I'm glad that you FINALLY have your little girl.
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Very happy for you!! Congratulations on you sweet little baby!!
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Congratulations!

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yay!!! what a difficult wait..... I'm so glad your birth went smoothly and you felt in control and supported.

Welcome Sinead!
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plummum, CONGRATS! I love the name Sinead. Our DD has Siobhan as a middle name. I am also impressed with your practitioners that they let you do Pitoin without an epidural (wasn't an optoin my MW would consider).
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Congratulations!! Way to have a no pain meds! I had a pit induction w/out pain meds for ds #2 and it was intense! Kudos to you mama!

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Congrats Plum!!! Welcome earthside Sinead
Rest well. I will add you both to the welcome thread.
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Congratulations!!

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congrats!!

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