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I was 37 weeks and had planned to get a hotel room next week near our birth center (2 hours away, across state lines). But, she had other plans..

We thought we could make it. My labor was only about 1 hour and she was born in the passenger seat while the car was still moving, into my underwear...didn't even have time to take them off! Everything was surprisingly easy and calm. I wasn't 100% sure I was pushing until I saw baby.

An ambulance met us and we are now in a local hospital. She had an apgar of 10, and was 6 pounds 6 ounces and 19 inches long. And so perfect!

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http://i120.photobucket.com/albums/o...l/d4d437b0.jpg
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DDC crashing-WOW! What an entry! Congratulations!

Stephanie-33 lucky mama of 5 precious ones: DD-12, DS-9 , DS-6 , and DD-3 and Bridget Alannah  SHE'S ONE NOW! loving wife to DH-38
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Wow. Congrats and welcome Eden!
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Whoa mama!! What a great story you have to tell baby Eden someday! Congratulations!!

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WOW what an awesome way to come into the world and the story you will have!

WELCOME EDEN!!! enjoy your babymoon mama!!!

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Congratulations, momma! Welcome Baby Eden!

What a great story for years to come! And just think...where it says "Place of Birth:" she can write "underwear!"

Seriously, wonderful job! Enjoy your sweet baby!

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Always remembering my babies who could not stay '08 '08 '09
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Oh my goodness! Congratulations!!

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Amazing! congratulations!!

My babies were born at home! 09/07, 01/10, and 09/12 joy.gif

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Wow!!

Welcome to the world, Eden!

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Wow, what a story to tell! Congratulations mama and welcome to the world Baby Eden! Enjoy your babymoon!
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holy wow mama!!! congrats on your little girl!

a boy i was in primary school with was born in a taxi on the way to the hospital...

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What an exciting arrival!

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Wow, amazing! Congrats!
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Congratulations and welcome to the world, Eden! What an amazing birth story she has!

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That's amazing!!! Congratulations!

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Oh my God, hilarious! Good job mama - and you sound either:

1) Completely in shock about it or,
2) Totally cool with the way it went down



Dare I ask, do you have any pics of her?

HUGE congrats! XxXxX

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Wow! What entrance for her! Congratulations!

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Arrived 1-14-10
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Oh my God, hilarious! Good job mama - and you sound either:

1) Completely in shock about it or,
2) Totally cool with the way it went down



Dare I ask, do you have any pics of her?

HUGE congrats! XxXxX

I think both. Everything felt amazingly calm and surreal. I'm hoping we can get a copy of my husband's phone call to 911.

My son was a 42 weeker with a 36 hour labor so all of this was soooo unexpected!

Let me see if I can get a pic up.
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Woah! That is so amazing.

Welcome Eden! (BTW LOVE the name!)

Rebekah - mom to Ben 03/05 and Emily 01/10, a peace educator, and a veg*n and wife to Jamie.
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Wow! yay!! congrats!!

 
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Oh a copy of the 911 call would be so great for a little birth box for her! That is SUCH an amazing birth story!

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What an adventure being a Mama is! Congratulations! I hope your husband kept his cool, sounds like you will be retelling this story many many times! Best wishes for your babymoon!
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Oh my goodness, that is wild! Congrats, she is beautiful
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Wow! Welcome to Eden!

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Congratulations!

Any misspellings or grammatical errors in the above statement are intentional;
they are placed there for the amusement of those who like to point them out.
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DDc Crashing. Wow that is amazing. Now she will have a great story to tell for her entire life. And Eden is such a beautiful name.
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Congratulations! That's quite a story!

Jen, L&D RN, CBE, CLEC who loves to knit.gif! I adore my modifiedartist.gifDP, treehugger.gifDD 10/98, & sweet new babygirl.gif5/10!!!
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Oooooooh she is gorgeously kissably gorgeous! XxXxx

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Wow! What a tale for the books!!

Congratulations on your beautiful baby girl!

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Always remembering our little angels up above.
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Haha, that's awesome! Good job, mama!

(and- congrats! Absolutely ADORABLE!)

Grace - wife to Jeff and mama to Nigella (11/08) and Orrin (01/10)- expecting a new addition (05/12)! Life is a whirlwind, but I'm learning to enjoy the ride!

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