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#1 of 17 Old 10-16-2008, 04:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I've finally gotten around to posting my birth story It was the most amazing experience ever- so easy and empowering and dare I say fun??

Anyway, here it is: http://www.mothering.com/discussions...d.php?t=983884

Mama to DS R (June/06), DD K (September/07), DS M (October/08), DD R (June/09)... waiting for #5 in late 2013!!

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such a fantastic birth story.
i hope mine goes so smoothly!

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Thanks for posting! Hope you and your darling baby are getting used to each other!

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Thank you for sharing!! What a beautiful baby

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what a wonderful birth story!! welcome little one!!

nice beads.

~helen~ mama to 5 yo twins jonas and micah and my 2 yo baby boy eli
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I looked at most your pics, but couldn't read the story because of hypnobabies! I'll be sure to read it after I give birth though! CONGRATS MAMA!

~Natalie~
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what a story!! I saw it posted before we came over... which is why I didn't bombard you with all the wuestions I had about your experience :P I am so proud of you

And to brag to everyone else in the DDC... I got to meet and snuggle little Matteo. He's so beautiful!
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Beautiful!! What a great story & an adorable baby - congrats again! And I loved seeing our Bead Swap necklace in the photos!!

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Your story gave me tears. I am so happy for you!! Thank you so much for sharing! Your baby is so beautiful.
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That is so wonderful!! I loved all the pics! Congrats again, and what a beautiful little boy!

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Thanks everyone!
Natalie, I'm confused as to why you can't read it? I did Hypnobabies too and soaked up every natural birth story I could find!

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Congrats! Hes beautiful, thanks for posting the birth story.

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Thanks everyone!
Natalie, I'm confused as to why you can't read it? I did Hypnobabies too and soaked up every natural birth story I could find!
Well I stopped when you said hypnobabies wasn't working during the contractions, and so you stopped using it. I wasn't trying to offend you and hope I didn't....I am just trying to only read the birth stories where hypnobabies was successful, ykwim? Its the bubble of peace thing, it automatically kicks in

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Well I stopped when you said hypnobabies wasn't working during the contractions, and so you stopped using it. I wasn't trying to offend you and hope I didn't....I am just trying to only read the birth stories where hypnobabies was successful, ykwim? Its the bubble of peace thing, it automatically kicks in

Makes perfect sense! Sorry, I wasn't trying to be snarky, I was just curious
FWIW, it definitely DID work on the whole. I got my fast, easy, comfortable birthing and I was definitely relaxed and I enjoyed it! I'm sure it will work well for you, too!

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What a beautiful birth story, Andrea :

write@home mama to big boy (04-06) and little boy (10-08)
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So happy for you! The pictures were really telling and inspiring. I imagine myself laboring just as you were on a similar style couch (except ours is green) and dd sleeping through the night. I'm so impressed that a 9 lber came out so easily! Very very inspiring!
Hope you and your boys are doing well this week!
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Congratulations..he is beautiful and so is your birth story!!!

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