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#1 of 21 Old 10-07-2009, 02:07 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Our little guy decided to arrive last night (well early this morning actually) at 39+5 days! We're so happy to finally meet him in person, and he is such a sweet little angel already!

He was born in the water at home at 1:58am last night. My fourth and smallest baby, but by far the hardest for me to push out! The water sack did not break and was SOOOO hard to push out. I finally had to have the midwives break it for me when it was bulging half way out because I couldn't break it myself it was so strong! My total "pushing" time was 20 minutes, and my total labor was 2 1/2 hours.

Evan was 6lbs 8oz and only 18 3/4 inches long! I'll put my birth story and some pictures up soon, but for now....I need to get some rest while he's still sleepy!

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and our rainbow1284.gif baby due January 29th!  

 

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Welcome to the world Evan Gabriel!!
What a wonderful birth story! I am so happy for you and your family.
Best wishes!!
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congratulations mandy!

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Congrats!

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Congrats mama!!!

That bag of waters is tough! Mine did that this time too and my MW tried twice to break it w/out success. DD's head finally broke it with one big push. Hope you're getting some rest and snuggling your new love!!!

One by one the days are slipping up behind you ~ One by one the sweetest days of life go by :
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congratulations, love the name!
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congratulations

Angel (30), dh (31) (kd to H. 4/25/07 & K. 5/23/11), Vladimir 10/17/09 & Nikolai 7/6/11

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CONGRATULATIONS!!

Rest up, enjoy that babymoon! (but don't forget to post pictures & birth story, too, heeheehee). I'm so excited for you!

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congrats mamma!

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I survived 16 mos! Ask me about breastfeeding a baby with posterior tongue tie, high palate, and weak oral motor skills- whew!

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Welcome Earthside Evan!

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Congratulations! I have an Evan too!
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Congrats! Getting ready for my 4th so it is encouraging to hear about yours!
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Yay babies!! So many are coming and it's only the 2nd week of the month. Congratulations!!

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Congrats!!!!

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Our Final Addition stork-suprise.gifarriving in Mid June 2014

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Yay! Congrats to you and your family!

Mommy to a boy (6), girls (4&2), and our baby boy (8 months)

Missing Ashlyn 10/18/06 and Brennan 10/18/10
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Congrats!

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congratulations!!

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Yay! Congratulations!!!!

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