Miriam Fay is here! - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-11-2008, 05:03 PM - Thread Starter
 
BreezyMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Michigan
Posts: 179
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hi everyone-

Miriam Fay was born at 1:29am Thursday morning (the 10th). She's a little chunk and weighed 9lb 2oz and was almost 23 inches long. I have no idea where I hid that much baby!

I had a really short, intense, great homebirth (my first HB!). I had just replied to a thread on here that DTD never really started labor with DD#1 and only made me crampy and miserable for the night and that I refused to try it to induce again. Well, DH and I got impatient, DTD and Miriam Fay arrived 5 hours later! My MW almost didn't make it because I wouldn't let DH call her because I thought I was just feeling crappy from DTD . So our family keeps asking why I thought I wasn't really in labor and why I waited so long to call the MW....

Mom to my sweet girls Lily (3/14/05) and Miriam (7/10/08) , wife to Scott.
BreezyMom is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-11-2008, 05:19 PM
 
JennaW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 1,969
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations!

Jenna in love with my DH Jon, loving our 2.5 year old, Caroline Tulip, and expecting another little one in August!
JennaW is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:20 PM
 
broodymama's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Watching the rain
Posts: 7,286
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Congratulations! I love her name.

Chaotic uc.jpg homeschool.gif mama to 5 plus a bonus one on the way.  stork-suprise.gif

chicken3.gif

broodymama is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:22 PM
 
mhenry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 957
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congrats!:
mhenry is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:26 PM
 
veganf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Framingham, MA
Posts: 7,963
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations!!

milk donation : mother to Ryan (6), AJ (5), Nate (2), Maia (1) all born at home, I have a kid-friendly food & bento blog, : :
veganf is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:27 PM
 
mytwogirls's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Where the corn grows
Posts: 2,240
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
That is exactly the measurements of my second little girl! How funny! Congrats mama! LOVE the name. Enjoy the babymoon! :
mytwogirls is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:40 PM
 
Bad Horse's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: In the Black
Posts: 1,275
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by BreezyMom View Post
Well, DH and I got impatient, DTD and Miriam Fay arrived 5 hours later! My MW almost didn't make it because I wouldn't let DH call her because I thought I was just feeling crappy from DTD . So our family keeps asking why I thought I wasn't really in labor and why I waited so long to call the MW....

You should tell them They'd stop pestering you, I bet!

Congratulations!!!
Bad Horse is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:48 PM
 
huskermommy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 1,595
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations!!

Tabitha, married to my best friend Steven - Mama to 6 little ones and another on the way!
huskermommy is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:48 PM
 
mommymia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 222
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations mama! Our little ones share a birthday!
mommymia is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:54 PM
 
quarteralien's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: upstate New York
Posts: 2,405
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations! Sounds like a great story!
quarteralien is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 05:59 PM
 
calynde's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: the foot of the Alps
Posts: 1,585
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations, mama!

Blissed out mama to 3 beautiful boys love.gif LIFE IS GOOD! thumb.gif

calynde is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 06:11 PM
 
faerymom64's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: New England
Posts: 55
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
That's wonderful for you! Maybe I'll have to stop my boycott of DTD and give it another go...

DP will thank you!
faerymom64 is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 06:21 PM
 
Tenk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: The Island
Posts: 5,107
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I love that it worked for you, the DTD thing that is. I have friends that swear by it, and others (such as myself) that it's fun sometimes and others NOT so much.

Glad your little girl arrived quickly and safely (chunky is good too ) CONGRATULATIONS MAMA and welcome Miriam!!!

Tenk ~ happily married with lots of kids

Tenk is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 06:21 PM
 
Kidzaplenty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Writing my Happily Ever After
Posts: 15,078
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations! I wish DTD would work for me! (Although I supose it might be possible, but DH does not want to try.)

Any misspellings or grammatical errors in the above statement are intentional;
they are placed there for the amusement of those who like to point them out.
Kidzaplenty is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 06:43 PM
 
Emily12581's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: White Bear lake, MN
Posts: 784
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congrats!!! Welcome to the chunky baby club!
Emily12581 is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 07:13 PM
 
prothyraia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: The Borean Tundra
Posts: 2,211
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hurrah! :
prothyraia is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 07:17 PM
 
FiberLover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,830
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations!

Welcome little Miriam!

:

Babybel 8/5/08. Growing her sister: ***4***8***12***16***20***24***28***32***36**40*
FiberLover is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 07:21 PM
 
rootsandwings's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: mountains of wv
Posts: 164
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
so exciting! congratulations on your sweet birth!
rootsandwings is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 07:47 PM
 
lorelei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: tampa bay, fl
Posts: 946
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
:Congrats!:
Enjoy your babymoon with your sweet new little chunk!

Be the change you want to see in the world. - Gandhi
lorelei is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 08:02 PM
 
kris4chloe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 360
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
congrats
kris4chloe is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 08:58 PM
 
catnap70's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: In the Butterfly Garden
Posts: 575
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hee-hee! That is a great story! Congrats to you and welcome to your sweet chunk! :
catnap70 is offline  
Old 07-11-2008, 11:44 PM
 
pazerific's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: metro detroit
Posts: 1,949
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
congrats!
pazerific is offline  
Old 07-17-2008, 01:20 PM
 
bluebirdmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: BC Westcoast
Posts: 659
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yay! Welcome Miriam!

A & A treehugger.gif (09-02), DS - Rain Wildcoolshine.gif (09-05) , DD - Noa Sage goldfish.gif (06-08) & DS - Silas Blaze heartbeat.gif (02-11)   homebirth.jpg  winner.jpg
bluebirdmama is offline  
Old 07-17-2008, 01:38 PM
 
yamilee21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,358
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Welcome baby Miriam!
yamilee21 is offline  
Old 07-18-2008, 09:37 PM
 
firespiritmelody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: WA
Posts: 1,339
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Welcome Little One and congrats to you mama!! :

Cari bfinfant.gif Family Business Owner Married to my HS Sweet-Heart Michael photosmile2.gif
Mama to Bridgitt read.gif (12/99) Rheannon joy.gif (05/04) and Meridith energy.gif (07/08)

and Griffin baby.gif April 2, 2013

firespiritmelody is offline  
Old 07-19-2008, 11:38 AM
 
Materfamilias's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: In the hot place
Posts: 1,057
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
COngrats!!!!! :

Lucky wife to DH and mom to DS (10/02) and sweet DD (7/08) and DSD (3/93) and assorted animalia
Materfamilias is offline  
Old 07-19-2008, 11:58 AM
 
boatswainwife's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Florida Keys
Posts: 114
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
: Congratulations!!! :
boatswainwife is offline  
Old 07-19-2008, 12:01 PM
 
KerriAZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Arizona
Posts: 983
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Congratulations!!

Wife to Kevin (8-1-98)
: Proud Momma to Katelyn (4-02), Calvin (4-06), and Ashley (7-08) :
KerriAZ is offline  
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off