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#1 of 15 Old 10-04-2007, 09:43 AM - Thread Starter
 
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After much waiting and agonizing over when...I finally just said "it will be born when it will be born" and went about my life. And then I went into labor. I almost didn't believe it at first, but arrived at the birthing center 8 cm (after almost no labor at all) and then after a very tiring four hours, Kiara Charlesworth Hogan arrived at 7:02 am...after one giant push! She's 9 lbs, 2 oz and not my biggest - but certainly in the top 3!

Thanks all of you for your support through these last months...I don't post often, but I read a lot and even though I'm on my sixth baby...it's nice to learn new things and feel the excitement right along with everyone.

Congrats to everyone - and for those still waiting... relax, put your feet up and waste a few days doing nothing - or, go out with the girls! Your baby will come...I promise (although I was seriously starting to doubt it!).

Thanks again!
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Homeschooling Mom of Matt, 20; Lydia, 19; Alex, 16; Liam, 14; Jack, 7; Kiara, 5; Seamus, 3 and ??? March 2013. http://mishahogan.com trekkie.gifbikenew.gifknit.gif

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Congratulations!
Welcome Kiara and happy babymoon to you both!!!
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Congratulations Mama...

I love the name.. What a wonderful birth..
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~CONGRATS Momma~

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Welcome to the world Kiara!!! Good work mommy!
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congratulations!
ds looooves her name. he wanted ours to be kiara (too similar to dd1's name, though)

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Congratulations! Enjoy your babymoon.
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Happy babymoon!!!!!
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Congratulations mama!

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CONGRATULATIONS!
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Congratulations mama and welcome Kiara!

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yaaay! congratulations, mama! love the name kiara! enjoy your sweet little girl!
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Welcome Kiara!!

Congrats Mama!! I too was just resigned to be pregnant forever when FINALLY baby came.

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Thank you!! Sending labor vibes to all still waiting...:-)

Homeschooling Mom of Matt, 20; Lydia, 19; Alex, 16; Liam, 14; Jack, 7; Kiara, 5; Seamus, 3 and ??? March 2013. http://mishahogan.com trekkie.gifbikenew.gifknit.gif

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