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Fane Ianto was born at 3:28am this morning. Weighing in at 8 lbs even, he was very mellow as he entered the world. Mama and baby are both home again now and very happy to be here.

Labor was intense and fast and almost more than I could deal with but my midwife, an amazing woman, read my body perfectly and gave me all the supports and resources I needed exactly when I needed them. DH was absolutely amazing. He got me through the early stages of labor at home, giving me strength and courage I desperately needed at exactly the right time. He was amazing, as usual.

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YAY!! How exciting! Congrats! Can't wait to see pics!:

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That's awesome!!! Congrats on your new little one!!! Post pics as soon as you can!!! :::
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woo-hoo! Welcome Fane! :
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That is wonderful news! Congrats mama and welcome Fane!!! Cool name!

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congrats!! Hoping for some pics!!!:

Attached, homeschooling mom to Sam (10), Henry (8), Clara (5--now in public school Kindergarten) and Noah (2)

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congrats on the arrival of your LO! Welcome Fane!

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Congratulations! Glad to hear you had such great support during labor. My DH is a perfect support to me as well during that time.

Tracey, mama of 5 beloved children here with me on Earth and one precious son I will meet again in Heaven 6/17/09 - 9/6/09.

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Fantastic! Congrats and can't wait to see pics!

Happy mama to DD (8-11-05) and DS (6-5-09) and married to my best friend and love of my life since 10-13-01.
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Congratulations!!!

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congrats mama!!!! : welcome fane!!!!
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Congrats!! Welcome to the world Fane.

I am SO looking forward to seeing how DH supports me during labor. He surprised the heck out of me at our session with my massage therapist (who teaches techniques to use to help during labor) and when I went in for a ECV he was right there with a hand on me.

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Welcome Fane! Congrats Mama!
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Sounds like a good birth!
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How wonderful!!!!

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Fane! And congrats mama!!

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Congratulations!!

: Mom to a wonderful teen girl, a happy little boy and a cute baby girl
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Welcome to the world Fane!
Beachcomber, you beat me....not fair!!
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Congratulations! I LOVE FANE'S NAME!

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congratulations!!! welcome, baby fane!!!

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Thanks everyone! We are doing well.

I forgot how newborns tend to be up all night and down all day. I wish my preschooler was like that. I'm totally tired out from it but very happy with how well he's nursing. He had his first home visit with our midwife yesterday and she was impressed with how well he's looking. No sign of jaundice and he's nursing well, with encouragement from me to get his latch right. He tends to want to pop off right after he latches and then relatch with a not-so-good latch. Since he's my #2, I know the importance of having a good latch. Last time, with DD, I would let her latch poorly and then paid a big price. Glad I can put that learning to use now!

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Snoozing in his swing.

Posing with his proud Mama.

Big sister Carys is thrilled!

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Awww, he is such a little cutie!! Hope the family is enjoying falling in love with the newest member
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what a perfect little man and an adorable big sister!!!
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I love that last picture, that is adorable

How is your PUPPS now, beachcomber? I hope that you are finally having relief now that he is out!

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Congratulations!!! Welcome, Fane! :

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