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#1 of 11 Old 06-18-2009, 11:56 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Our baby girl was born Tuesday morning (6-16) at 6:12 am. We had a wonderful waterbirth and things went so well! She was 8 lbs. 14 oz. and 21 in. long. We got to the birth center at 4:30 am and when the midwife checked me at 5:00ish I was 7 cm. I still wasn't even sure I was definitely in active labor! My boys were there (they are 5 & 10 yrs. old), my parents, and my good friend who acted as our "photographer".

Carabelle is very alert and nursing wonderfully. I feel fantastic (except for one nasty huge hemorrhoid) and had no tearing at all. We even went out for pizza last night! I'm going to attempt to post links to some photos...

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My husband was there too, I should definitely mention him because he was a great support person!

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Congrats to your family! How wonderful. Sounds like a great birth.

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Congrats! :

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Congrats!

PS My daughter was 8lbs14oz and 21"...that's cool to see another one!

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Congratulations! It sounds like you had a wonderful birth! :

Welcome Carabelle Jean!

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Welcome Carabelle Jean!

I couldnt get the pics to open but i bet she is adorable!!

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Congratulations!

: Mom to a wonderful teen girl, a happy little boy and a cute baby girl
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no luck on the pics either.

Congratulations!!!
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Congratulations!

(couldn't get pics either, just brought me to your profile)

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