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#1 of 8 Old 05-06-2008, 04:19 PM - Thread Starter
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Here's the short story--she's sleeping and I should be resting too, so a longer birth story will have to wait.

She was born at home 6 days after her due date, on May 4th at 11:26 pm. After days of early labor contractions, 5.5 hours of active labor and 5 minutes of pushing, DH got to catch Mira Joy. He's very proud that he did not drop her. She was about 21 inches and 7 lbs 10 oz.

Best of luck to those of you still waiting. I really was thinking I'd still be with you this week!
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yay! congratulations!
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Congratulations!
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Congratulations! Go take a nap mama!

Andrea fly-by-nursing2.gif - Mommy to DD1 ('05), DD2 ('08), DD3 (6/17/11) cd.gif homebirth.jpg

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Yeppy!

Mama to one boy 12/98, one girl 5/08 and a new addition!!!! 2/23/11 Vincent Michael joy.gif
 
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... DH got to catch Mira Joy. He's very proud that he did not drop her.


Congratulations, mama! Enjoy your little girl - I love her name! And I'm so glad you aren't stuck waiting with us anymore

Mama to twin girls Adele and Nadia, born 5/2008
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congratulations!!
Enjoy babymooning with Mira Joy!

- 7; - 5; - 2; --due 4/11
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: Congratulations mama! Welcome Mira!
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