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slgt 01-06-2008 02:08 PM

To announce your baby's birth, please post or PM me the following.

Your Name:
Age:
Due Date:
Baby's Name and Gender:

Date and Time Born:
Weight and Length:
Link to Birth Story:
Link to Pictures:
Anything else you'd like to share:
[INDENT]Welcome February 2008 DDC Babies!!
70 babies so far
32 :
38 :

Born in January
~justmama~, due 2/18
Grace born 1/5/08 at 12:37 am
4lb 12 oz.
16 inches long
Pictures, and more pictures
Grace's Birth Story
Welcome little Grace!

~noOrdinarySpider~ (Heather), due 2/10
Terran born 1/18/08 at 3:30pm PST, UC
Picture...
Welcome little Terran!

~bjskolnik~ (Bonny)
Dustin Albert Milton born 1/16/08 at 11:08 pm PST
6 lb., 9 oz.
20 inches long
Welcome little Dustin!

~nausicaamom~ (Jenn), due 2/2
Alexander Francis born Monday, 1/21/08 at 9:10 am EST
10lb 2 oz.
21 1/2 inches long
Pictures
Welcome little Alexander!

~StrawberryFields~ (Amanda), due 2/2
Charlotte Abigail born Tuesday, 1/22/08 at 5:21 PM
6 lb 6 oz.
21 inches long
Picture1
Charlotte yawning
Birth Story
Welcome little Charlotte!

~Carlito's_wife~
Crystal Jaslene Henriquez born Wednesday, 1/23/08 at 5:09 PM EST
6 lb 7 oz.
20 inches long
Picture1
Sleeping beauty!
Welcome little Crystal!

~ksera05~ (Sarah), due 2/20
Levi William born Thursday, 1/24/08 at 1:32 AM EST
6 lb 1 oz.
18.25 inches long
Pictures & birth story coming soon
Welcome little Levi!

~ajohnson45~ (Andrea)
Baby Girl born Friday, 1/25/08 at 8:44 PM
8 lb 2 oz. of home-water-birthed sweetness
Welcome baby girl!

~jlcampbellkidz~ (Laurie), due 2/3
Elijah James born Friday, 1/25/08 at 2:43 PM CST
8 lb 13 oz.
21 inches long
Pictures of Elijah & his sisters
Welcome little Elijah!

~GlowFaerieJosie~ (Joelle), due 2/1
Evelyn Violet born Friday, 1/25/08 at 11:45 PM at home in a waterbirth
7 lb 10 oz.
21.5 inches
Picture
Welcome little Evie!

~suzywan~ due 2/3
Jackson David born Sunday, 1/27/08 at 5:36 AM
7 lb 4 oz.
20.5 inches long
Birth Story & pictures coming later
Fast & furious labor - awesome waterbirth!
Welcome little Jackson!

~hlnmommy~ (Devonn), due 2/13
Matthew Allen Nichols born Sunday, 1/27/08 at 11:32 AM CST
6 lb 2 oz.
21 inches long
Birth Story & pictures coming later
Welcome Little Matthew!

~Jezzy~ (Sharun), due 2/2
Ashlee Lousie born Sunday, 1/27/08 auf Deutschland
Picture of the Princess
Welcome little Ashlee!

~BabyBump~ (Heather)
Eli James born Monday, 1/28/08 at 1:46 AM CST
8 lb 8 oz.
20.75 inches long
Birth Story
Picture 1, Picture 2
Welcome little Eli!

~Mindi22~ (Mindi), due 2/15 or 2/20
Alexander Zachary born Monday, 1/28/08 at 12:48 PM
6 lb 13 oz.
18.5 inches long
Birth Story & pictures coming later
Xander is currently in NICU d/t respiratory distress. Please send healing vibes!
Welcome Little Xander!

~FelixMom~ (Amy), due 2/4
Baby Boy born Monday, 1/28/08 at 8:05 PM EST
7 lb 13 oz.
21 inches long
Birth Story
baby's nursing like a champ and we're all doing well!
Welcome Baby Boy!

~JEB20005~
Baby Boy born Monday, 1/28/08 just before midnight
7 lb 4 oz.
18.5 inches long
baby's nursing like a champ, and mama is grateful for the positive labor vibes!
Welcome Baby Boy!

~ellymay~ (Sherri), due 2/2
Baby Boy born Tuesday, 1/29/08 11:45 AM EST
9 lb 1 oz.
21 inches long
Very laid back!
Picture of the boy himself
Welcome Baby Boy!

~MamaBBrown~ (Becky), due 2/13
Joseph Emerson born Tuesday, 1/29/08 10:47 AM
8 lb 10 oz.
18 inches long
Joey was born at home after a 13 hour labor. He had a 14 in head and a 14.25 in chest, so there was lots of pushing.
Welcome little Joseph!

~flapjack~ (Helen)
River Douglas born Thursday, 1/31/08 2:20 AM GMT, UC
9 lb 1 oz.
What a birth story!
Pictures
Welcome River!

~celynen~ (Teri), due 2/6/08
Aaron Everett born Thursday, 1/31/08 1:02 PM
8 lb 2 oz.
20.5 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
Relatively easy, unmedicated hypnobirth
Welcome River!

~Firecat~ (Cheryl), due 2/10
Jackson Henry born Thursday, 1/31/08 9:42 pm
7 lb
19 inches long
Birth Story
"She's Perfect!"
Welcome Jackson!

Born in February
~evillager~ (Mae), due 2/6
Noa Olive born Saturday, 2/2/08 12:40 pm
7 lb 3 oz
19 inches long
"Needed emergency c-sect due to placental abruption. Babe spent two days in NICU, but everyone's healthy and home now!"
Welcome Noa!

~Quella~
Leina Jean Magalei born Sunday, 2/3/08 10:29am, homebirth
8 lb 2 oz.
Birth Story
"She's Perfect!"
Welcome Leina!

~Kalopsia~ (Jamie), due 2/6/08
Amelia Helen born Monday, 2/4/08 1:03 PM
6 lb 12 oz.
19.5 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
Welcome Amelia!

~BinahYeteirah~
Baby Boy born Monday, 2/4/08 3:00 AM
Birth Story
Welcome Baby Boy!

~NikkiChristina~ (Nikki)
Mia Love born Monday, 2/4/08 7:42 AM EST
7 lb 6 oz.
19 inches long
Pictures
Birth Story
"She's Perfect!"
Welcome Mia!

~Eilonwy~ (Rynna), due 2/9/08
"Bear" born Monday, 2/4/08 11:58 AM
7 lb 14 oz.
20.75 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
"Bear was born via scheduled c-section. Everything went well, he's my biggest baby and a great nurser. I feel LOADS better. I'll have lots of pictures once I find the cord to the camera. I'll probably do the birth story this weekend."
Welcome Baby Bear!

~BirthMomMom~ (Allyn), due 2/14/08
Henry Stephen born Tuesday, 2/5/08 7:54 AM
8 lb 5 oz.
20 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
Welcome Henry!

~PerditaFoster~, due 2/2
Trace Bishop born Tuesday, 2/5/08 1:06 AM
8 lb 6 oz
19 inches long
Birth Story
Born at home, his daddy caught him.
Welcome little Trace!

~GreenRose~, due 2/5/08
Zaine Alexandra born Tuesday, 2/5/08 9:45 AM
8 lb 13 oz.
20 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
Zaine arrived after 13 hours of intense labor!
Welcome Zaine!

~TrishWSU~ (Trish), due 1/28
Aidan Patrick Evan Connor born Friday, 2/8/08 1:30 PM
7 lb 15 oz
18" long
"Planned UC waterbirth after a short 6.5 hour labor. We barely made it to my IPs house!"
Pictures and videos
Welcome Aidan!

~Luca'sMom~, due 2/2/08
Piper Phoenix born Wednesday, 2/6/08 11:40 PM in New Zealand
8.6 lb.
21 inches long
"Born at home after a very hard 11 hour labour. Much more challenging than the birth of my DS - but worth it in the end."
Pictures
Welcome Baby Girl!

~Kitten~
Lucien Alexander born Wednesday, 2/6/08 11:34 PM CST
8 lb 7 oz.
19.75 inches long
Birth Story
Welcome Baby Boy!

~SeaMama11~ (Sarah)
Kate born Thursday, 2/7/08 7:16 AM
"labored long and hard for 16 hours, and only pushed for 16 minutes. We are doing wonderfully!"
Birth Story
Welcome baby Kate!

~GreenEyes0506~ (Stephanie), due 2/9/08
Baby Boy born Thursday, 2/7/08 6:18 PM
8 lb 8 oz.
20 inches long
Welcome Baby Boy!

~clittle760~ (Ashley), due 1/27/08
Cailyn Marie born Friday, 2/8/08 6:507 AM
8 lb
20.5" long
"Home waterbirth after 9 hours of labor. Our first HB, a total success. "
Birth Story
Welcome Cailyn!

~SarahN4639~, due 2/3
James Louis born Friday, 2/8/08 7:18 AM
"Born at home exactly 6 hours after labor started."
Birth Story
Immediately after birth
About 2 hours old
Grace & her baby brother
Welcome James!

~Sunkist33~ (Stacy)
Ocean Mary born Friday, 2/8/08 8:55 PM
7 lb 14 oz
20" long
"Ocean Mary was born in our Ford Escort en route to the hospital. "
Pictures and story coming soon
Welcome Ocean!

~JaxinsMom~ (Danielle), due 2/7/08
Nellah Gabrielle born Saturday, 2/9/08 2:40 AM
8 lb 14 oz
20.5" long
"Homebirth, short labour and lots of love!"
What a cutie!
Welcome Nellah!

~Writerbird~ (Danielle), due 2/20/08
Edwin George born Saturday, 2/9/08 5:20 AM
6 lb 14 oz
19.75" long
Birth Story
Pictures
Welcome Edwin George!

~Nature~, due 2/12/08
Odin Christopher born Saturday, 2/11/08 1 8:49 AM
8 lb., 10 oz.
20 inches long
Birth Story
"Odin is my fourth baby, and sixth pregnancy. We knew he's be a quick birth because all my girls were quick as well. However we were not prepared for just HOW quick he decided to come. I went to bed sealed up tight, and woke up in the morning in active labor. We left for the hospital right away, my water broke in the car, and he was crowning on the highway. Less then half an hour after I woke up and about 2 literal seconds after I was in the front of the hospital doors, he was born into this world. I gave birth with my pants on. Daddy caught him with dumbfounded nurses stood there with a WTF?? look on their face.
It was absolutely wonderful and my easiest and best birth so far."
Welcome Odin!

~mom2-3~ (Andrea), due 2/2
Audrey Jean born Saturday, 2/11/08 12:14 pm
7 lb 3.9 oz
20 inches long
Birth story & pics coming soon!
Welcome Audrey!

~LoveChild421~ (Jen), due between 2/8-2/13
Grant Mark born Monday, 2/11/08 1:37 PM
9 lb
23" long
Pictures:
Just Born: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y17...1/100_9669.jpg
Hello World: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y17...1/100_9734.jpg
Meeting his big brother: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y17...1/100_9698.jpg
Big Boy: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y17...1/100_9735.jpg
"Born at home, had shoulder dystocia but with the help of our calm and wonderful midwife he had a peaceful birth and both of us are doing great!"
Welcome Grant!

~day-by-day~ (Karen), due 2/27/08
Lydia Violet born Monday, 2/11/08 1:17 PM
19.5" long
Pictures
Welcome Lydia!

~Mommy2Abigail~ (Natalia)
Ella Hope born Monday, 2/11/08
7lb 13oz
21" long
Beautiful birth story
Welcome Ella!

~LaurenB~ (Lauren), due 2/4/08
Ramona Sidney born Tuesday, 2/12/08 7:40 AM
8 lb
21" long
"5 days of natural labor ending in a c-sect. Both of us are still in the hospital. Ramona is away from me under bili lights for her jaundice. I am sad."
Welcome Ramona, hoping you're both home soon!

~NewMommy27~ (Lori)
Abigail Grace born Tuesday, 2/12/08 9:46 PM
6 lb 15 oz
20" long
"She came via the most perfect, wonderful, peaceful VBAC I could have imagined...it literally far exceeded my every expectation."
Welcome Abigail!

~applecore~
Twyla Dorothy born Tuesday, 2/12/08
5 lb 8 oz
18" long
"Born at home after less than 3 hours labor. Whew!"
Welcome Twyla!

~BloominMamas~ (Kate), due 2/6/08
Wyatt born Wednesday, 2/13/08 12:50 AM
9 lb 13 oz
21.25" long
Birth Story
"Over a pound bigger than my last baby!!"
Welcome Wyatt!

~Avarie~ (Linda), due 2/7/08
Colin Matthew born Wednesday, 2/13/08 11:58 AM
8 lb 4 oz
20" long
"I stalled out at 8-9 cm for FOUR HOURS and simply could not handle it anymore - physically or emotionally - so I ended up with an epidural. Not what I had hoped for! He had high bili levels on Friday (supposed to be go-home day) and we stayed in the hospital until Monday 2/18. Also, my OB and I both thought this baby would be smaller than #1 - not 6 ounces heavier. And we thought we were having a girl the whole time. Surprise!"
Welcome Colin Matthew!

~Anjanetteopal~ (Anjanette), due 2/13/08
Aidan Robert born Thursday, 2/14/08 5:36 PM
8 lb 7 oz
21" long
Birth Story
Pictures
Welcome Aidan Robert!

~slgt~ (Sarah), due 2/17/08
Rosemary Joan born Friday, 2/15/08 11:55 AM
6 lb 9 oz
20.5" long
Birth Story
Pictures
Welcome Rosemary Joan!

~MamaNym~ (Amanda), due 2/7/08
Alia Quinn born Saturday, 2/16/08 12:39 AM
9 lb 14 oz
20.5" long
"Our fifth child, born at home in the water at41w2d after 2 days podromal labor followed by no labor for 12 hours...followed by a 4.5 hour labor."
Alia Quinn
A few hours after birth
In Daddy's arms
Welcome Alia Quinn!

~aircantu1~ (Amanda), due 2/15/008
Abigail Gwendolyn born Saturday, 2/16/08 12:50 AM
7lb 14 oz
20.5" long
Welcome Abigail!

~snozzberry~ (Kelly), due 2/26/008
Abigail Ann born Saturday, 2/16/08 1:03 PM
6lb 7 oz
19" long
"Abigail came into the world by Cesarean birth due to a very determined little girl who liked staying with her head in her mama's ribs, thankyouverymuch. The surgery went very well, and Abby is as healthy as can be. This certainly wasn't the type of birth I had in mind, but thanks to the support of people like my childbirth class instructor, my doula, and the midwives at the birthing center, I'm coming to a place of acceptance and peace about the outcome. I'm slowly writing out the birth story as I find free moments in between feeding and napping and changing diapers (oh my!), and that's helping to work through it."
Welcome Abigail!

~AlwaysByMySide~ (Courtney), due 2/25/08
Blake born Saturday, 2/16/08 3:43 PM
8 lb 2 oz
21.5" long
"He's perfect!"
Welcome Blake!

~Vegemamato~ (Sara), due 2/12/08
Soren Ava born Sunday, 2/17/08 between 11:10-11:20 AM
7 lbs-ish
19-ish" long
Sleeping, and awake
Welcome Soren!

~Mommy2Austin~ (Sarah Lynne), due 2/20/08
Steven Coan born Sunday, 2/17/08 11:43 AM
8lb 9oz
20.5" long
"Over a pound bigger than DS....went into labor at 7 am. Midwives almost didn't make it!"
Pictures
Welcome Steven Coan!

Baby's Name and Gender:

Date and Time Born:
Weight and Length:
Link to Birth Story:
Link to Pictures:
Anything else you'd like to share:
Welcome February 2008 DDC Babies!!
70 babies so far
32 :
38 :

Born in January
~justmama~, due 2/18
Grace born 1/5/08 at 12:37 am
4lb 12 oz.
16 inches long
Pictures, and more pictures
Grace's Birth Story
Welcome little Grace!

~noOrdinarySpider~ (Heather), due 2/10
Terran born 1/18/08 at 3:30pm PST, UC
Picture...
Welcome little Terran!

~bjskolnik~ (Bonny)
Dustin Albert Milton born 1/16/08 at 11:08 pm PST
6 lb., 9 oz.
20 inches long
Welcome little Dustin!

~nausicaamom~ (Jenn), due 2/2
Alexander Francis born Monday, 1/21/08 at 9:10 am EST
10lb 2 oz.
21 1/2 inches long
Pictures
Welcome little Alexander!

~StrawberryFields~ (Amanda), due 2/2
Charlotte Abigail born Tuesday, 1/22/08 at 5:21 PM
6 lb 6 oz.
21 inches long
Picture1
Charlotte yawning
Birth Story
Welcome little Charlotte!

~Carlito's_wife~
Crystal Jaslene Henriquez born Wednesday, 1/23/08 at 5:09 PM EST
6 lb 7 oz.
20 inches long
Picture1
Sleeping beauty!
Welcome little Crystal!

~ksera05~ (Sarah), due 2/20
Levi William born Thursday, 1/24/08 at 1:32 AM EST
6 lb 1 oz.
18.25 inches long
Pictures & birth story coming soon
Welcome little Levi!

~ajohnson45~ (Andrea)
Baby Girl born Friday, 1/25/08 at 8:44 PM
8 lb 2 oz. of home-water-birthed sweetness
Welcome baby girl!

~jlcampbellkidz~ (Laurie), due 2/3
Elijah James born Friday, 1/25/08 at 2:43 PM CST
8 lb 13 oz.
21 inches long
Pictures of Elijah & his sisters
Welcome little Elijah!

~GlowFaerieJosie~ (Joelle), due 2/1
Evelyn Violet born Friday, 1/25/08 at 11:45 PM at home in a waterbirth
7 lb 10 oz.
21.5 inches
Picture
Welcome little Evie!

~suzywan~ due 2/3
Jackson David born Sunday, 1/27/08 at 5:36 AM
7 lb 4 oz.
20.5 inches long
Birth Story & pictures coming later
Fast & furious labor - awesome waterbirth!
Welcome little Jackson!

~hlnmommy~ (Devonn), due 2/13
Matthew Allen Nichols born Sunday, 1/27/08 at 11:32 AM CST
6 lb 2 oz.
21 inches long
Birth Story & pictures coming later
Welcome Little Matthew!

~Jezzy~ (Sharun), due 2/2
Ashlee Lousie born Sunday, 1/27/08 auf Deutschland
Picture of the Princess
Welcome little Ashlee!

~BabyBump~ (Heather)
Eli James born Monday, 1/28/08 at 1:46 AM CST
8 lb 8 oz.
20.75 inches long
Birth Story
Picture 1, Picture 2
Welcome little Eli!

~Mindi22~ (Mindi), due 2/15 or 2/20
Alexander Zachary born Monday, 1/28/08 at 12:48 PM
6 lb 13 oz.
18.5 inches long
Birth Story & pictures coming later
Xander is currently in NICU d/t respiratory distress. Please send healing vibes!
Welcome Little Xander!

~FelixMom~ (Amy), due 2/4
Baby Boy born Monday, 1/28/08 at 8:05 PM EST
7 lb 13 oz.
21 inches long
Birth Story
baby's nursing like a champ and we're all doing well!
Welcome Baby Boy!

~JEB20005~
Baby Boy born Monday, 1/28/08 just before midnight
7 lb 4 oz.
18.5 inches long
baby's nursing like a champ, and mama is grateful for the positive labor vibes!
Welcome Baby Boy!

~ellymay~ (Sherri), due 2/2
Baby Boy born Tuesday, 1/29/08 11:45 AM EST
9 lb 1 oz.
21 inches long
Very laid back!
Picture of the boy himself
Welcome Baby Boy!

~MamaBBrown~ (Becky), due 2/13
Joseph Emerson born Tuesday, 1/29/08 10:47 AM
8 lb 10 oz.
18 inches long
Joey was born at home after a 13 hour labor. He had a 14 in head and a 14.25 in chest, so there was lots of pushing.
Welcome little Joseph!

~flapjack~ (Helen)
River Douglas born Thursday, 1/31/08 2:20 AM GMT, UC
9 lb 1 oz.
What a birth story!
Pictures
Welcome River!

~celynen~ (Teri), due 2/6/08
Aaron Everett born Thursday, 1/31/08 1:02 PM
8 lb 2 oz.
20.5 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
Relatively easy, unmedicated hypnobirth
Welcome River!

~Firecat~ (Cheryl), due 2/10
Jackson Henry born Thursday, 1/31/08 9:42 pm
7 lb
19 inches long
Birth Story
"She's Perfect!"
Welcome Jackson!

Born in February
~evillager~ (Mae), due 2/6
Noa Olive born Saturday, 2/2/08 12:40 pm
7 lb 3 oz
19 inches long
"Needed emergency c-sect due to placental abruption. Babe spent two days in NICU, but everyone's healthy and home now!"
Welcome Noa!

~Quella~
Leina Jean Magalei born Sunday, 2/3/08 10:29am, homebirth
8 lb 2 oz.
Birth Story
"She's Perfect!"
Welcome Leina!

~Kalopsia~ (Jamie), due 2/6/08
Amelia Helen born Monday, 2/4/08 1:03 PM
6 lb 12 oz.
19.5 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
Welcome Amelia!

~BinahYeteirah~
Baby Boy born Monday, 2/4/08 3:00 AM
Birth Story
Welcome Baby Boy!

~NikkiChristina~ (Nikki)
Mia Love born Monday, 2/4/08 7:42 AM EST
7 lb 6 oz.
19 inches long
Pictures
Birth Story
"She's Perfect!"
Welcome Mia!

~Eilonwy~ (Rynna), due 2/9/08
"Bear" born Monday, 2/4/08 11:58 AM
7 lb 14 oz.
20.75 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
"Bear was born via scheduled c-section. Everything went well, he's my biggest baby and a great nurser. I feel LOADS better. I'll have lots of pictures once I find the cord to the camera. I'll probably do the birth story this weekend."
Welcome Baby Bear!

~BirthMomMom~ (Allyn), due 2/14/08
Henry Stephen born Tuesday, 2/5/08 7:54 AM
8 lb 5 oz.
20 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
Welcome Henry!

~PerditaFoster~, due 2/2
Trace Bishop born Tuesday, 2/5/08 1:06 AM
8 lb 6 oz
19 inches long
Birth Story
Born at home, his daddy caught him.
Welcome little Trace!

~GreenRose~, due 2/5/08
Zaine Alexandra born Tuesday, 2/5/08 9:45 AM
8 lb 13 oz.
20 inches long
Pictures and birth story coming soon.
Zaine arrived after 13 hours of intense labor!
Welcome Zaine!

~TrishWSU~ (Trish), due 1/28
Aidan Patrick Evan Connor born Friday, 2/8/08 1:30 PM
7 lb 15 oz
18" long
"Planned UC waterbirth after a short 6.5 hour labor. We barely made it to my IPs house!"
Pictures and videos
Welcome Aidan!

~Luca'sMom~, due 2/2/08
Piper Phoenix born Wednesday, 2/6/08 11:40 PM in New Zealand
8.6 lb.
21 inches long
"Born at home after a very hard 11 hour labour. Much more challenging than the birth of my DS - but worth it in the end."
Pictures
Welcome Baby Girl!

~Kitten~
Lucien Alexander born Wednesday, 2/6/08 11:34 PM CST
8 lb 7 oz.
19.75 inches long
Birth Story
Welcome Baby Boy!

~SeaMama11~ (Sarah)
Kate born Thursday, 2/7/08 7:16 AM
"labored long and hard for 16 hours, and only pushed for 16 minutes. We are doing wonderfully!"
Birth Story
Welcome baby Kate!

~GreenEyes0506~ (Stephanie), due 2/9/08
Baby Boy born Thursday, 2/7/08 6:18 PM
8 lb 8 oz.
20 inches long
Welcome Baby Boy!

~clittle760~ (Ashley), due 1/27/08
Cailyn Marie born Friday, 2/8/08 6:507 AM
8 lb
20.5" long
"Home waterbirth after 9 hours of labor. Our first HB, a total success. "
Birth Story
Welcome Cailyn!

~SarahN4639~, due 2/3
James Louis born Friday, 2/8/08 7:18 AM
"Born at home exactly 6 hours after labor started."
Birth Story
Immediately after birth
About 2 hours old
Grace & her baby brother
Welcome James!

~Sunkist33~ (Stacy)
Ocean Mary born Friday, 2/8/08 8:55 PM
7 lb 14 oz
20" long
"Ocean Mary was born in our Ford Escort en route to the hospital. "
Pictures and story coming soon
Welcome Ocean!

~JaxinsMom~ (Danielle), due 2/7/08
Nellah Gabrielle born Saturday, 2/9/08 2:40 AM
8 lb 14 oz
20.5" long
"Homebirth, short labour and lots of love!"
What a cutie!
Welcome Nellah!

~Writerbird~ (Danielle), due 2/20/08
Edwin George born Saturday, 2/9/08 5:20 AM
6 lb 14 oz
19.75" long
Birth Story
Pictures
Welcome Edwin George!

~Nature~, due 2/12/08
Odin Christopher born Saturday, 2/11/08 1 8:49 AM
8 lb., 10 oz.
20 inches long
Birth Story
"Odin is my fourth baby, and sixth pregnancy. We knew he's be a quick birth because all my girls were quick as well. However we were not prepared for just HOW quick he decided to come. I went to bed sealed up tight, and woke up in the morning in active labor. We left for the hospital right away, my water broke in the car, and he was crowning on the highway. Less then half an hour after I woke up and about 2 literal seconds after I was in the front of the hospital doors, he was born into this world. I gave birth with my pants on. Daddy caught him with dumbfounded nurses stood there with a WTF?? look on their face.
It was absolutely wonderful and my easiest and best birth so far."
Welcome Odin!

~mom2-3~ (Andrea), due 2/2
Audrey Jean born Saturday, 2/11/08 12:14 pm
7 lb 3.9 oz
20 inches long
Birth story & pics coming soon!
Welcome Audrey!

~LoveChild421~ (Jen), due between 2/8-2/13
Grant Mark born Monday, 2/11/08 1:37 PM
9 lb
23" long
Pictures:
Just Born: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y17...1/100_9669.jpg
Hello World: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y17...1/100_9734.jpg
Meeting his big brother: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y17...1/100_9698.jpg
Big Boy: http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y17...1/100_9735.jpg
"Born at home, had shoulder dystocia but with the help of our calm and wonderful midwife he had a peaceful birth and both of us are doing great!"
Welcome Grant!

~day-by-day~ (Karen), due 2/27/08
Lydia Violet born Monday, 2/11/08 1:17 PM
19.5" long
Pictures
Welcome Lydia!

~Mommy2Abigail~ (Natalia)
Ella Hope born Monday, 2/11/08
7lb 13oz
21" long
Beautiful birth story
Welcome Ella!

~LaurenB~ (Lauren), due 2/4/08
Ramona Sidney born Tuesday, 2/12/08 7:40 AM
8 lb
21" long
"5 days of natural labor ending in a c-sect. Both of us are still in the hospital. Ramona is away from me under bili lights for her jaundice. I am sad."
Welcome Ramona, hoping you're both home soon!

~NewMommy27~ (Lori)
Abigail Grace born Tuesday, 2/12/08 9:46 PM
6 lb 15 oz
20" long
"She came via the most perfect, wonderful, peaceful VBAC I could have imagined...it literally far exceeded my every expectation."
Welcome Abigail!

~applecore~
Twyla Dorothy born Tuesday, 2/12/08
5 lb 8 oz
18" long
"Born at home after less than 3 hours labor. Whew!"
Welcome Twyla!

~BloominMamas~ (Kate), due 2/6/08
Wyatt born Wednesday, 2/13/08 12:50 AM
9 lb 13 oz
21.25" long
Birth Story
"Over a pound bigger than my last baby!!"
Welcome Wyatt!

~Avarie~ (Linda), due 2/7/08
Colin Matthew born Wednesday, 2/13/08 11:58 AM
8 lb 4 oz
20" long
"I stalled out at 8-9 cm for FOUR HOURS and simply could not handle it anymore - physically or emotionally - so I ended up with an epidural. Not what I had hoped for! He had high bili levels on Friday (supposed to be go-home day) and we stayed in the hospital until Monday 2/18. Also, my OB and I both thought this baby would be smaller than #1 - not 6 ounces heavier. And we thought we were having a girl the whole time. Surprise!"
Welcome Colin Matthew!

~Anjanetteopal~ (Anjanette), due 2/13/08
Aidan Robert born Thursday, 2/14/08 5:36 PM
8 lb 7 oz
21" long
Birth Story
Pictures
Welcome Aidan Robert!

~slgt~ (Sarah), due 2/17/08
Rosemary Joan born Friday, 2/15/08 11:55 AM
6 lb 9 oz
20.5" long
Birth Story
Pictures
Welcome Rosemary Joan!

~MamaNym~ (Amanda), due 2/7/08
Alia Quinn born Saturday, 2/16/08 12:39 AM
9 lb 14 oz
20.5" long
"Our fifth child, born at home in the water at41w2d after 2 days podromal labor followed by no labor for 12 hours...followed by a 4.5 hour labor."
Alia Quinn
A few hours after birth
In Daddy's arms
Welcome Alia Quinn!

~aircantu1~ (Amanda), due 2/15/008
Abigail Gwendolyn born Saturday, 2/16/08 12:50 AM
7lb 14 oz
20.5" long
Welcome Abigail!

~snozzberry~ (Kelly), due 2/26/008
Abigail Ann born Saturday, 2/16/08 1:03 PM
6lb 7 oz
19" long
"Abigail came into the world by Cesarean birth due to a very determined little girl who liked staying with her head in her mama's ribs, thankyouverymuch. The surgery went very well, and Abby is as healthy as can be. This certainly wasn't the type of birth I had in mind, but thanks to the support of people like my childbirth class instructor, my doula, and the midwives at the birthing center, I'm coming to a place of acceptance and peace about the outcome. I'm slowly writing out the birth story as I find free moments in between feeding and napping and changing diapers (oh my!), and that's helping to work through it."
Welcome Abigail!

~AlwaysByMySide~ (Courtney), due 2/25/08
Blake born Saturday, 2/16/08 3:43 PM
8 lb 2 oz
21.5" long
"He's perfect!"
Welcome Blake!

~RachelEve14~ (Rachel), due 2/15/08
Avraham Tzvi born Sunday, 2/17/08 1:15 PM
8 lb. 7 oz.
Welcome Avraham!

~SewingMomma~ (Chris)
John Charles born Tuesday, 2/18/08
6lb 15oz
19" long
Pictures
Welcome John Charles!

~MommyHammy~ (Kela), due 2/8/08
Sebastian Thomas born Tuesday, 2/19/08 9:57 AM
8 lb 4 oz
19" long
Sleeping, With Daddy
Welcome Sebastian Thomas!

~Lincap~ (Linda), due 2/19/08
Harrison James born Wednesday, 2/20/08 7:59 PM
8 lb 14 oz
21.5" long
Welcome Harrison James!

~Phillybama~ (Aimee), due 2/12/08
Georgia Lenore born Friday, 2/22/08 5:59 PM
9 lb. 13 oz.
21" long
Pictures
Welcome Georgia!

~SamuraiMom~ (Samantha), due 2/24/08
Baby Boy born Saturday, 2/23/08 4:12 PM
7.15 lb.
19" long
Pictures
Welcome Baby Boy!

~CalebsMama05~ (Jami), due 2/21/08
Kaitlyn born Saturday, 2/23/08 8:46 PM
8 lb. 11 oz.
20" long
Pictures
Birth Story
Welcome Kaitlyn!

~SmokeyLo~ (Lauren), due 2/28/08
Robin Christine born Sunday, 2/24/08 1:17 AM
8 lb. 5 oz.
18" long
Pictures
"Long and hard but fantastic home water birth!"
Welcome Robin!

~MtSunshineMama~ (Tracy), due 2/7/08
Helena Wren born Monday, 2/25/08 12:59 AM
8 lb. 1 oz.
21.5" long
Pictures
"Castor oil induced labor at 42+ 3 to avoid hospital induction! Hooray -it worked! Lovely home birth, born in water into her papas hands! After pains suck!"
Welcome Helena!

~AngieRae~ (Angie), due 2/24/08
Leif James born Monday, 2/25/08 1:23 PM
8 lb. 10 oz.
19.75" long
"Beautiful fast home waterbirth witnessed by a lot of family."
Welcome Leif!

~TeenyToona~ (Leah), due 2/10/08
Senara Elena born Wednesday, 2/27/08 4:16 AM
7 lb. 7 oz.
"Born at 42w3d, homebirth transfer to hospital, but a perfect little studious peach of a girl, nursing like a champ and just adorable... total "
Pictures
Welcome Senara!


justmama 01-06-2008 09:14 PM

I think I'm the first Feb mama with a new babe. That's kinda cool and sad at the same time. Here's our info:

Your Name: justmama
Age: 26
Due Date: 2/18
Baby's Name and Gender: baby girl Grace
Date and Time Born: 1/5/08 12:37am
Weight and Length: 4lbs 12oz 16inches
Link to Birth Story: http://www.mothering.com/discussions...1#post10222321
Link to Pictures: http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e2...s/01_06_21.jpg
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e2...s/01_06_16.jpg
Anything else you'd like to share: PPROM at 33weeks and on and off contractions all that day and night in the hospital. Induction with pitocin the next day.

SamuraiMom 01-06-2008 09:26 PM

Justmama, she's so beautiful, I'm crying! I am so happy that you are both doing well.

: Welcome Baby Grace!!!!!

gingerbane 01-06-2008 10:18 PM

Those pics are beautiful. Congratulations!

BJSkolnik 01-06-2008 10:24 PM

congratulations!! she's a cutie!

sunkist33 01-06-2008 10:27 PM

Grace is beautiful!!!
And Justmama, I love your amber necklace
Congratulations!!!
Stacy

salt_phoenix 01-06-2008 10:56 PM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY LITTLE ONE!!!
Seeing her helps me visualize my own little ones size and progress!!!
Welcome to the world!!!!

the elyse 01-06-2008 10:58 PM

she's perfect! she reminds me of my dd at 33 weeks.

applecore 01-06-2008 11:10 PM

Congratulations! She is so tiny and beautiful!

Mama2-4 01-06-2008 11:16 PM

She is adorable! Congratulations, I am looking forward to hearing more of the details!

Nature 01-06-2008 11:35 PM

Congrats again Justmama!


PS. slgt, those links don't work

ksera05 01-07-2008 12:41 AM

congratulations!!!

Poppy Bee 01-07-2008 01:41 AM

Congratulations! It seems crazy to think we've all got someone so perfect and beautiful inside us at this very moment!

Nature 01-07-2008 01:59 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Poppy Bee View Post
Congratulations! It seems crazy to think we've all got someone so perfect and beautiful inside us at this very moment!
So I'm not the only one that went back and forth looking at the pictures and thinking ... wow. I even showed all my girls pictures of Justmamas new baby girl and told them thats what our baby looked like right now! My 4 year old was confused. "Thats our baby?" No, no.. thats another mamas baby! But our baby looks like that! "...But, why is our baby with her?"

um.. nevermind honey.. LOL

hlnmommy 01-07-2008 03:28 AM

Congrats justmama!!

isra1986 01-07-2008 03:31 AM

Congradulations! She looks like she is doing well and breathing on her own! I keep looking at your daughter and imaging my little girl.

Justmee 01-07-2008 07:52 AM

Happy birthday Grace! She's so sweet (and bigger than my twins who were 35.5 weeks so good job getting her to a great size for a preemie!!)

MelindaT 01-07-2008 10:26 AM

Congratulations!

nolonger 01-07-2008 10:55 AM

I thought Grace was our first.

Wow, she's more than a week younger than my little one and so tiny and perfect and healthy for a 33 weeker. It's kind of a shock to have her earthside so soon, but statistically I think we're doing prety darned well for a DDC: absolutely NO micropremies, and like Isra said, it looks like she's breathing on her own and doing very well; not much less than five pounds, either.

Justmama, congratulations and way to listen to your instincts and do what was right for yiour little girl!

Teenytoona 01-07-2008 11:00 AM

Good gracious, she is adorable!!! I too got teary eyed! I love the picture of you holding her, Justmama, so precious. Congrats to you! Welcome little Grace!

True Blue 01-07-2008 11:17 AM

Congrats, Justmama! She is beautiful, and I hope she goes home with you very very soon! She looks awesome for being early! You must make big babies like me, she was on target to be at least an 8-lber.

steph117 01-07-2008 12:45 PM

Congrats, Justmama, & WELCOME, sweet little Grace!!! I hope she's able to come home with you soon!

suzywan 01-07-2008 02:19 PM



Congratulations, Justmama & a big Welcome to little Grace!!

lilyblossom 01-07-2008 04:05 PM

I am speechless...how beautiful the two of you are. Baby grace is gorgeous and I'm thrilled to hear all has worked out well. Before you know it, she'll be at home with you. Congrats on your new beautiful girl!

Emmom 01-07-2008 04:23 PM

Wow, Grace is so beautiful! Congratulations!!! I hope your recovery and Grace's transition to home are smooth and effortless.

ScarletBegonias 01-07-2008 04:50 PM

ooooooooooh! she is so beautiful! congratulations mama!

trizzle 01-07-2008 10:08 PM

She is gorgeous, and we are sending love, support, and congratulations for all the hard work you did to get her here! I hope you are sleeping peacefully together at home soon....

gerlassie 01-08-2008 11:28 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

gerlassie

FelixMom 01-09-2008 01:19 AM

Happy birthday Gracie!

Hope you both get home soon and enjoy the babymoon!

Dea 01-09-2008 02:02 AM

YAY Welcome Grace!


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