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#1 of 99 Old 11-19-2008, 11:50 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Check out TexasGirl's Twitter!!! Sounds uncomfortable, but at least she's in labor:

I can't wait to hear all about the last pregnant DDC member's birth and baby!!!
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Wooo hooo! Yay! So exciting! Going to check it out now.

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Oooh and I see that she posted that 18 hours ago already. I bet she is holding her babe as we type!!

Jaclyn, Madly in with DH, Scott. Mama to Calli Elizabeth (23 months) & our new little man, Bode Keam (9 weeks).
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Oooh and I see that she posted that 18 hours ago already. I bet she is holding her babe as we type!!
Unless she birthed in the last hour, no she's not. I've been worried and excited all day! I talked to her cousin who last knew she was around 4cm at 5pm. Still anxiously awaiting updates.
Everybody please send out happy birth vibes her way!!!
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ELVs

I'll be thinking of you tonight
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ELVs!!! You can do it!!!

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thats awesome!!!!! so happy for her!
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Whoever knows... KEEP US POSTED!!! Hopefully she is holding her sweet babe now :

Wife & Mama to Two Loving Kids DS1 (7/7/07) DS2 (925/08) and DS3 (6/28/12)! And our new furbaby puppy Koda!

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Man, I can't wait to hear the news! Hopefully all is going well and we'll hear from her soon!

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: elvs
'bout time!
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YAY!! Can't wait to hear!:

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You can do it!!! You will be holding that sweet baby sooooon! Hugs!:

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Oh YAY!!! ELV's!! :
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: ELVs :

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Woohoo! ELVs!!!!

Me: married to my :fireman Mama to my littles: Toby 8/04 and Elina 10/08
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Hey guys, Txgirl963 asked me to come and give you all an update.

After a long labor, her daughter was finally born this morning (11/20) but it is not the happy ending we all were expecting.
Her daughter was born with a head full of black, curly hair, 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and she was born sleeping.

I don't have all the details just yet but I've talked to her cousin a few times and I talked to txgirl963 tonight. She had a very long back labor and labored as long as she could at home with the midwives. I believe she transferred somewhere around dinner time last night to the hospital for pain relief. She and the baby were doing fine and the heart tones were good upon transfer. It's my understanding that once she arrived at the hospital ht's weren't detected and an US confirmed the baby had passed. She was started on Pit and the baby was born this morning. Txgirl said to let you all know the baby had the cord wrapped twice around her neck and the cord also appeared to be short. She went ahead and consented for an autopsy which may or may not provide more detail of what happened.
I'm so sorry to share this unhappy news. I'm not sure when or if txgirl will come back online to share her story. I know her family is rallying around her in support and I do know a photographer from NILMDTS came for photos.

Please join me in sending healing thoughts and prayers her way.

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oh no I'm so sorry to hear this:

Rae 27 DH Phillip 32 married 11-22-03
DS1 Nathaniel b. 11-21-04, DS2 Ian b. 9-8-06, DS3 Samuel b. 10-1-08, DS4 Peter b. 5-24-11
 

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Oh dear G-d!!! I am so sorry and saddened to hear this. Thank you for passing along this terrible information. I hope TXGirl is surrounded by love, kindness, and support during her journey of immense grief. Her and her baby girl will be in my thoughts. If you think she'd like her daughter's name annouced, please let us know so I can add her to my prayers.

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Unbelievably sad news. So so sad for this momma.

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I'm so very very sorry.
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I am so sad to hear this - I will keep her in my thoughts and prayers

Mother to L.O. born at home 10.17.08 EDD for #2 4.21.2011
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She will be in my prayers. :

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i am so sorry...Txgirl, you and your baby and entire family are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so so sorry.
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Oh my, this is so not the news I was expecting to hear this morning. Please let her know we are all grieving with her, and that she has support and love here. I am so sorry for her loss.

Rest in peace, baby girl.

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Oh God, My heart is breaking for you. I am so so so very sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
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With all my love...

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I am so sorry.

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Comfort to you mama.
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so very sorry.

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I'm so sorry. My heart aches for you. You are in my prayers.

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