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#1 of 25 Old 07-14-2009, 03:35 PM - Thread Starter
 
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After 40 weeks & 5 days of pregnancy, I gave birth to Charlie on Sunday July 12th at 1:16pm at our home. I had a long labor, about 26 hours. It was hard, but so very worth it. I am ecstatic to finally have him out here to enjoy. He weighed 8 lbs, 2 oz & measured 20.5 inches long.

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Congrats on your home birth and beautiful son!!

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:CONGRATULATIONS Mama!! Welcome earth-side Charlie!! He is absolutly BEEAUTIFUL!!! Happy babymoon to you and your family!!:

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Wow, he is so alert!! Beautiful boy! Congrats :
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Welcome baby! Congrats Mama! ::
He is beautiful - what a wise face!

hh2.gif Proud Mama to DS1 09/07 ribboncesarean.gif, DD 07/09 hbac.gif, and DS2 06/11 uc.jpg.  Feeling more and more blessed with each day!

 

 
 
 
  

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OMG he is SOOOO cute.
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oooh,look at those cheeks!Charlie cheeks
what a ham.congrats

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He is spectacular! You are a strong mama, good job working through your challenging labor and having a peaceful home birth!! Enjoy that precious little boy!

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Super cute! Congratulations!!

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WOW! He is a BEAUTIFUL baby!!! Congrats to you mamma and welcome Charlie!!! :

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How darling! Congratulations, mama!
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CONGRATS! Welcome earthside little one

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: Congratulations, mama! He is so cute and alert! Welcome, baby Charlie!
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What a darling!! Congrats!!

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He is gorgeous! Congratulations!

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Congratulations mama! Love that dark hair!

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He is gorgeous! Congratulations, mama! :

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Congrats! He is so cute and alert in your pics! Starring right at the camera!
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Congrats and welcome baby Charlie!

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Wow, he's beautiful! Congratulations!!

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Love those chubby cheeks!
: Congrats! :

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wonderful! congrats and he is so cute and alert! I love his name.

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What a gorgeous baby! Congrats to you, mama!:

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Welcome little man and congrats! :

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congrats!

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