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Sophia was born Dec. 11th (on her due date) at 3:38 am. 8 lbs. 11 oz 20 inches long. She's as cute as can be!!!!!!!!!!!
Birth story later but just a little bit....................
We were at the hospital a little less than ~ 2 hrs prior to birth. Although I wouldn't recommend that b/c it was stressful dealing with the triage nurses who didn't believe I was so far along despite telling them I had been checked prior to coming in and being moved to several different places while in transition. Although, my mom reminded me that you never know how things could be different being in the hospital for longer- true enough.
But, we finally got settled as can be and was able to create a peaceful environment in which she was born- VBAC! She was so beautiful and healthy right at birth and got nestled in on me for awhile. I did have some significant tearing despite good efforts to avoid this but obviously a lot better than a c-section. I am so grateful that everything went well. :

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Congrats on your VBAC!!!! I'm so happy that everything went so well!!
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Congratulations on your VBAC Mama! That's great!
Enjoy your sweet little girl and I wish you a quick recovery
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Not in your DDC, but I saw that it was a VBAC and had to come & say CONGRATULATIONS!! I hope you and your sweet new Sophia are having a wonderful babymoon

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baby and congratulations on your vbac!

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Congratulations!
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Congrats on the birth of Sophia and your VBAC!! That is awesome and I'm so happy for you! :

I look forward to reading your birth story and seeing some pics too Enjoy your babymoon
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Congratulations! :
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Hooray!!! Congrats on you baby girl and VBAC! WAY TO GO, mama!!!

Enjoy your babymoon!

Mama to Noah Jude, 8/17/01, Emerson Lily, HBAC 8/3/03-8/3/03, Beatrice Ruth, homeborn 2/6/05, and Winter Juno Lucine, 12/22/08.:
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Congratulations! :

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Wonderful! Congratulations!

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Congrats!!! Good job on the VBAC!!!

Happily married to my sweet DH with two precious girls (12/08) and (8/10) and a crazy puppy dog. Expecting blessing #3 around 12/10.

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Congratulations! And congratulations on your VBAC, too! I'm hoping for one as well. Welcome to the world, baby Sophia! (I think that's a *wonderful* name )

sleeping.gifMama to DD dust.gif(12.2005), DS1 sleepytime.gif (01.2009), DS2 babyboy.gif (04.28.2013) with DH heartbeat.gif04.10.13!!heartbeat.gif namaste.gif

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That's super about your VBAC! Welcome to the world, sweet Sophia!

Walking in the light with DH, DD (11/08), DS (4/10) , four dogs, and one insouciant cat.
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