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#1 of 15 Old 07-21-2009, 08:48 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I have been lurking in this due date club for a while, but this is my first post. My husband and welcomed our first child, Miles Franklin on July 16, 2009 at 8:45 a.m. He was born after a night of back pain, a day of early labor, and another night of active labor. He was born covered in thick meconium and needed deep suctioning, but fortunately he was fine and on my chest within less than 15 minutes.

My mom was present throughout the labor and delivery and was a big help. My husband was AMAZING throughout the whole thing and is a great dad. Baby is nursing well.

We went home from the hospital the next day and are enjoying our gorgeous baby boy. :

His stats:
8 lbs. 11 oz.
21 1/2 inches long
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Congratulations! Love his name!
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CONGRATS! Welcome earthside little one

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congratulations!! welcome baby Miles!!

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Congratulations!

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: Congrats!! :

Jess ~mom to DS1 8/05, DS2 6/07, DD 7/09 and one surprise 5/11!
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: Congratulations, mama! Sounds like you had lots of wonderful support. Welcome, Miles!
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Congratulations, mama!
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Congrats!!

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Welcome baby Miles!

Mommy to DS1 July '09 and DS2 Oct '12 and someone new in May '15

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: Congratulations!

Married to my favorite man, homeschoolin' mama to a question-asking bug hunter (6) ; a twirling, shy, silly girl (4); a hurricane of boy energy (2), and expecting #4 in April 2014.
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Congrats! And welcome to MDC!

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Congrats Mama! Welcome baby! ::

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Welcome baby Miles! I'm glad your birth went well and that he's here safe and sound! What a gorgeous name!

Peaceful mama to three blissfully-birthed and incredible small people: dd10, dd7 and ds5. Always awed and so thankful to be a midwife.
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