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Old 12-09-2007, 02:06 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Congrats Mamas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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It wAsn't exactly the birth I planned, but who really plans for 24 hours of unmedicated back labor, stalling at 8cm for 5 hours, and finally an unplanned c-section.
Amen, girl, me too. That sucks. But your boy is beautiful, congratulations! How are you healing?
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Wow, we are down to 6... VeganLove just posted her announcement!
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Make me pink!
Zoie Adeline is here!
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Congrats mamakay! So I think I am officially the last... but I also think I am in labor! Woohoo!!!:
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Go Tara Go!
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I was due November 29. I am not on the list but I am still PG.
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Yeah Tara! I was thinking about you while I was in labor. I hope it all goes well for you. We can't wait to hear some news!

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Congrats mamakay!! Gooooo Tara!!! And ckberkey, you're KILLING me! I was going to shut the list down after Tara, but I am fully wiolling to obsess longer if you PROMISE you will keep us posted!!

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Baby vibes your way, Tara!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

You, too, ckberkey!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

I was so sure I was going to be the last one here...lol
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Old 12-12-2007, 03:30 PM - Thread Starter
 
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BTW, I find it ironic that Tara wasn't the last one in the end!!

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Congrats mamakay!! Gooooo Tara!!! And ckberkey, you're KILLING me! I was going to shut the list down after Tara, but I am fully wiolling to obsess longer if you PROMISE you will keep us posted!!
Hi there! Still PG. I know.
Baby is doing great, passed an NST with flying colors this morning. We are sure about the date of conception, it matches right up with ultrasound dates. Our due was Nov 29. I can't believe he hasn't come yet.
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Thanks for checking in! I was about to chase you down

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We're hanging in there with ya, ck!
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Hi there! Still PG. I know.
Baby is doing great, passed an NST with flying colors this morning. We are sure about the date of conception, it matches right up with ultrasound dates. Our due was Nov 29. I can't believe he hasn't come yet.
How are you doing ckberkey? Hang in there! I totally know how you feel. It is hard to wait, and wait, and wait... Trust me when I say it will be well worth it, my 44-weeker seems so content and I really think it's because we were able to wait for him to come on his own time frame...

And GinaRae, how surreal is it for me to *finally* see my name in pink? Thanks lady.
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So sorry it has taken me one month (to the day) to finally post! Despite all of the warnings and research and diligence, I ended up having a terrible labor experience and I just couldn't handle visiting the board quite yet.

I ended up starting labor on my own, but didn't have the natural birth I envisioned. But I'll save the full story for another day, if I have the courage.

The good news is I have a healthy baby girl that was born on Thanksgiving, Nov 22 and I'm very THANKFUL for that. She was 8 lbs, 6 oz. and 20 inches at 41weeks, 6 days.

Hope you all are doing well with your little ones!
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So glad to hear from you! Lots of mamas here had some minor to major trauma over their births, so be sure you join our new forum and tell us your story or at least just hang out. NO one judges here.

Also, what's your daughter's name?

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So sorry it has taken me one month (to the day) to finally post! Despite all of the warnings and research and diligence, I ended up having a terrible labor experience and I just couldn't handle visiting the board quite yet.

I ended up starting labor on my own, but didn't have the natural birth I envisioned. But I'll save the full story for another day, if I have the courage.

The good news is I have a healthy baby girl that was born on Thanksgiving, Nov 22 and I'm very THANKFUL for that. She was 8 lbs, 6 oz. and 20 inches at 41weeks, 6 days.

Hope you all are doing well with your little ones!


The birth of my first baby was horribly, horribly traumatic.
In retrospect I probably should have gone to therapy after it. The shock and shame and ickness fades in time, though.

Congratulations on your baby girl, though!

Definitely hop on over to the new board.
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Updated to pink a couple and add tamagotchi

Almost a b-ball team: : Taylor -14, Alex -11, Jack -8, Lachlan born at home 11/15/07
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So sorry it has taken me one month (to the day) to finally post! Despite all of the warnings and research and diligence, I ended up having a terrible labor experience and I just couldn't handle visiting the board quite yet.

I ended up starting labor on my own, but didn't have the natural birth I envisioned. But I'll save the full story for another day, if I have the courage.

The good news is I have a healthy baby girl that was born on Thanksgiving, Nov 22 and I'm very THANKFUL for that. She was 8 lbs, 6 oz. and 20 inches at 41weeks, 6 days.

Hope you all are doing well with your little ones!
Congratulations on your little girl! I hope you can find a way to write out your birth story eventually, even if it's just for you. My labor didn't go right either... my homebirth ended up in a C-section and I had to process that. Just know that birth is very mysterious, we can plan and plan and we just don't ever know what's going to happen in the end.
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thehappydeer had a daughter Qiya Sitali on Dec 7th!!

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Gina, YOU ARE AMAZING! Thank you!

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thehappydeer had a daughter Qiya Sitali on Dec 7th!!
wasn't that the only date we didn't have so far?
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Nope! Qiya was December 7th.
November 7th was the only day in November without a baby.

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Sibelius' baby girl Istra was born 11/24!

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Nope! Qiya was December 7th.
November 7th was the only day in November without a baby.
That was my due date.

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There are 143 on this list and only 1 mama not heard from but whom must have delivered by Christmas, I assume. So exit stage left, we're done!

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