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#1 of 24 Old 11-11-2009, 04:35 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Abigail was born November 10, 2009 at 11:11AM after an hour and fifteen minutes of labor. I didn't even realize I was in labor until halfway through; I had just had a cervical check (I was 4cm) and thought I was just cramping from that but the cramps just kept coming and were incredibly intense. By the time I got home I knew I was in labor but couldn't get back into the car and drive (for obvious reasons AND I had DD with me). My husband was rushing home, called 911, and the paramedics arrived as the baby was crowning.

I ended up having a homebirth afterall!!

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Abigail Jacklyn
7lbs 14oz
19.25 inches

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awwww congrats hunny!

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WOO! Congratulations! She's a beauty. Good job, mama.

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Wow - what a grand entrance!! Congrats!

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Haha, whatta way to have a home birth! Glad things went fine and congrats to your family!!!

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Congratulations!

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Wow amazing job mamma!!! I wish all of our births were that flawless!!

Congrats on you sweet lo- she's absolutely beautiful!!

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Wow!!! Congratulations!!

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OMG what a birth story! Many congrats!

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Wow! So fast and exciting. Congratulations.

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That's totally priceless! Happy babymoon!!!! May it be a bit more relaxed than it's beginning.

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Wow what an exciting birth! Enjoy your babymoon, she's beautiful!!
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Aww, she is an absolute sweetheart!!

Congratulations on your homebirth, what a story!

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Holy cow, that is FAST!! What a sweetie and such a pretty name. Congrats!

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woohoo, congrats!

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Wow - that's a great story! Congratulations! She's just beautiful.
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wow, it sounds like a great birth story! congratulations!

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Wow!!! What an exciting story!

Abigail is so pretty and she looks like she has a big smile in that picture, too!

Congrats!!

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Great birth story! Hey Abigail!!!

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Update: Baby girl born Nov 19th!
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congratulations she is beautiful!!!! I love her cheeks!

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I love your birth story!!! Welcome baby Abigail!

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Awesome story! Congratulations and welcome baby Abigail!!
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Okay, I've just read the birth story I want!

Congratulations on your new little one!! She's precious; I love that grin!

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