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I have not been a good ddc member for a long time because I had a series of complications that resulted in a ton of medical intervention. I was upset about not doing things the way I thought mother nature had intended. Well after a serious cord problem I was induced on Friday and gave birth to a healthy 6lb 4oz baby boy. He was 21.5 inches and healthy. Check out the link to see my boy.
http://aetomala.is-a-photographer.co.../javier_angel/
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He may not have come as you intended, but you did great! He's beautiful!!! The picture of his cords is amazing!

Congrats mama! Rest and enjoy your baby!
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Congrats!

Your pictures are beautiful too.
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Congratulations!!

The picture of the cord really is amazing! I'm always thankful that the medical expertise is available for when it's *really* needed and that definitely looks like a legitimate case of need to me.

He's truly beautiful.... Way to go, mama!! Enjoy your babymoon!
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Congratulations - he is SO beautiful!
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Congratulations!! Your LO is precious!!

That cord pic. is pretty amazing, too.

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COOOONGRATS! he's GOOORgeous!
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Wow, what a beautiful boy!

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Congratulations, Chris! What a beautiful little boy.

I was just asking dh the other day what the heck nature was thinking when it decided to grow a baby in a water balloon, hidden completely from view, with a long rope! I've heard of more cord "accidents" lately than I care to remember. I'm so thankful your complication was diagnosed early enough so that your baby boy was born safely. Amazing photos!
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congrats on your beautiful baby boy!! and I agree with everyone else, I'm glad that you got the medical care you needed, that cord picture looked like a scary situation

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he is beautiful congratulations!
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Tanya- In the words of my sister "thats what happens when swimmers (referring to dh and I) procreate."
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WOW--that's a KNOT! He looks very sweet--congrats!

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Congratulations! What a beautiful boy! Your pictures are amazing.
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I have not been a good ddc member for a long time because I had a series of complications that resulted in a ton of medical intervention. I was upset about not doing things the way I thought mother nature had intended. Well after a serious cord problem I was induced on Friday and gave birth to a healthy 6lb 4oz baby boy. He was 21.5 inches and healthy. Check out the link to see my boy.
http://aetomala.is-a-photographer.co.../javier_angel/
Chris
those pictures are STUNNING!!!!
he is gorgeous!!

Catholic homeschooling mom of 5 - a teenager, a kindergartener, twin boys and a tiny princess. Follow the Adventures! 

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Congratulations! So happy he made it safely- that is quite a knot!

Quoteriginally Posted by aswbarry~A~ Mama to DD 6y, DD , DD 3y and DD 1y
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Wow! Congrats on your gorgeous wee man!
(yes, beautiful photo's!!!!)
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What a beautiful baby! Congratulations!
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Congratulations!!!

You have such a beautiful family!!!

When you have time I would love to hear your birth story. If you want to share it, of course.

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Congrats on your sweet baby boy; glad he arrived safely! Wow on the cord pic! My first DD had a double knot in hers, but it was also very long.
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Congratulations!!! Those are fabulous photos!
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Congrats, mama! He is very handsome!

SugarMama to Chatterbox Zoe (almost 4) and Locomotive Miles (2)
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What a handsome lil' baby boy!

Congrats! My peanut was also 6 lbs 4 oz

Enjoy your baby!!!

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Wow! That pic really is amazing. And your little bundle sure is cute! Congrats!

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Congrats! What a sweetie

Urban homesteader wanna be and homeschooling mama to the artist : 1/2003 and the peanut 6/2008 :
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Congratulations. He is a treasure!

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Congratulations! He's beautiful!
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oh my, he is just perfect!!

Congratulations!

Leah- wife to Chris : SAHM to Henry (03/06)and to Evelyn : (06/08). She is our heart attack survivor at 3.5 weeks and went on to have open heart surgery at 5 weeks for Coarctation of the Aorta.
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congratulations on your sweet little nugget! and that is *quite* the cord trick! an acquaintance of mine had that happen, but her son was also wearing the cord twisted around his shoulder and arm like a purse. yipe.

just think of what he'll be able to tell at parties: all the other kids will be twisting their tongues around, and he'll go over to the computer and say, "Yeah, but could you do [B]this[B] with your cord before you were even born?!!"

GL w/ healing and recovery.
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