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#1 of 19 Old 11-17-2008, 06:08 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Benjamin Phillip made his appearance early this morning.

6:32am - birthed peacefully at home in water
8lbs even, 22 inches

All was well until the midwife student set a fire in my kitchen!!!

Will fill in details when I can.
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:CONGRATS!

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Congrats! Glad to hear all is well!
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sounds like a beautiful birth, and like you have a great story to tell! Im so glad I wasn't that student mw!
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sounds like a beautiful birth, and like you have a great story to tell! Im so glad I wasn't that student mw!
Seriously! Whoah!

Anyway, congratulations alleybcat, and welcome Benjamin!

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Cant wait to heat your story!
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Congratulations! And what a way for the student to make an impression!

Kash, homeschooling mommy to Gillian (8/5/00) and Jacob (3/23/05)
and Brigid Eleanor (11/20/08)
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WOW! Congratulations!!!!
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Congratulations!!!!:

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Congrats! Sounds like a fun story! Glad everything went well!

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I nearly spit out my cereal at that one. I love the name Benjamin! Congrats!

Mama to one little blur, watching everything move too fast. Eden 4/10/2009.
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Congrats!! : A fire!?!

In love with the Hubs (6-03) & : Kookie Pookie Girl (c/s 5-05) & Bouncy Big Boy (vbac 2-07) & : Miss Cheeky Cheeks (hbac 11-08) 100*90* 100lbs = Las Vegas : Almost there!
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Congratulations!! Can't wait to hear the story!

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wow!! congrats!!:
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Hope your kitchen is okay!
Congratulations!
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congrats mama!!! :: welcome little benjamin!!

can't wait to hear the story about the fire!! yikes!

~helen~ mama to 5 yo twins jonas and micah and my 2 yo baby boy eli
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I was thinking you must have needed the fire element
Fire, Water(birth), what else?
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Congrats! I hope your kitchen recovers..

~Heather~ Mama to Miss E (1/07), Miss A (11/08), Mr.T (2/11) and Miss A (10/12) Expecting our newest blessing sometime late Sept/early Oct.. Wife to my Marine since 11/2005
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Baby and a fire! What a busy day, and a great story to tell him! Congrats! :
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