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#1 of 12 Old 06-14-2009, 04:46 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I've been trying to write up his full birth story since he was 2 days old, and at 8 days old I'm still going! So here are the brief details:

Kynan Glenn
Born June 6 at 8.38pm
4.045kg (just under 9lbs)
50cm long (19.7in), 36cm head circumference
13 days late by c-section, after 11 hours labour and failing to progress.

Was planning a natural birth in the Birth Centre, but was admitted to hospital on June 4 to be induced due to high blood pressure.

I'm absolutely smitten with my little boy! We've had a lot of feeding problems, but they're starting to resolve now.

Kynan arrived just in time. His grandmother died 5 days after his birth, after holding out for his arrival. My DH took him from our hospital before he was even 24 hrs old, and drove him to her hospital for the big introduction. I missed it as wasn't in a state to move. Our first outing into the real world will be to her funeral this Tuesday.

Our baby boy, Kynan Glenn, born 6 June 09
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Congratulations! And so sorry about his grandmother. I'm sure she loved seeing your baby boy before she passed.

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Congratulations on your baby boy's arrival. I'm glad he came in time to meet his grandmother.

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I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of his grandmother. We too lost a grandparent close to the birth of our newest. Wishing you comfort at this time, a speedy recovery and a peaceful babymoon. Welcome to the world, Kynan.

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Congratulations!
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Congratulations!

Sorry about Grandma.
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Congratulations due date buddy!
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Congratulations. I'm so glad his grandmother got to meet him.
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Congratulations! Glad Grandma got to meet him.
Take care of yourself.

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Congratulations! I'm sorry to hear about the passing of your grandmother, but how special that your little boy got to meet her.

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Congratulations and sympathy for the loss of your grandmother.

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Sorry so late but congrats!
My sympathies on the loss of Kynan's grandma. It's so difficult to lose a parent. I hope you and DH are getting a great deal of support from friends and family.

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