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#1 of 12 Old 12-31-2008, 12:57 AM - Thread Starter
 
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My son was finally born (after 42 weeks and on day) Monday morning at 3 am after three hours of active labor. I can't say how amazing it was to give birth naturally this time and have him in my arms immediately. :

Minutes after birth

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Congratulations! He's so beautiful, and you did such a great job! :
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hooray hooray !!! :

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Congratulations! :
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Awesome!!! Congratulations!

Perpetually breastfeeding or pregnant ENFP mom to a lot of kids...wife to a midwestern nice guy...living in tropical paradise...pink cats and homebirths rock!

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Great job, mama!!! Congrats!

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Congratulations!

I can't imagine not holding my baby immediately after birth. I'm so glad you got to experience that this time!

S-d D which made them three. M grew lonely, and now there's baby D.
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Congrats, mama! : I am so happy for you! I have been watching and hoping to see this post and here you are!

Congrats on your VBAC and enjoy your babymoon
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Hooray! Great job mama! He's lovely
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That's such terrific news--congrats!!! :

Walking in the light with DH, DD (11/08), DS (4/10) , four dogs, and one insouciant cat.
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Congrats! I remember the feeling after my first VBAC.

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congratulations, momma. What a privilege to be able to do have a vbac. You are blessed.

Trying to build up my house, not tear it down namaste.gif.   Got 3 wonderful kids jumpers.gif  ribboncesarean.gif autismribbon.gif, blessed with a wonderful husband luxlove.gif and have the privilege of staying home full time to enjoy it all! 

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