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#1 of 42 Old 03-13-2010, 01:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Okay, guess I'm not making it to 36 wks, LOL! 4 days shy will have to be close enough. Water broke this morning, contractions here and there but nothing like what I've been having all week and not regular or established yet. Up out of bed now and will start walking and moving around. That will probably get things rolling. Will head into the bc when things are happening more.

Will update later. Unless I get pushy in the next 2 hours, this will be my longest labor ever, LOL!

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wow, tracy! i'm glad your BC is ok w/ taking you at 35+!! have a lovely birth!

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ELV Tracy!

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GL!! KUP! eeek!

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oh my gosh!

good luck! this is exciting!
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good luck!

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WOW!! Congratulations!!!!!

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That is one impatient baby! Have a wonderful birth. I hope mine gets spring fever soon and feels the need to COME OUT as well!

April 5th grade teacher and wife to hubby Justin : is expecting her first in April 2010!! Finally!!:
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GAAAAHHHH!!!! THERE ARE REAL BABIES GETTING BORN IN OUR DDC FOR REAL NOW!!!! AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!

Good luck, Mom! Can't wait to see pictures.

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Good luck and happy labor vibes to you!!!

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How exciting!!

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Good Luck, Hooray!!
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Wow soooooo exciting!!! All the best!!!!

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4/10 by c-section.
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happy birthing!!

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How exicting!! Secretly, though, I'm a little jealous.
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I hope things get moving on their own soon!

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Sending Happy Birthing Vibes!

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ddc crashing to say good luck!!!
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So exciting!! Hope you are all doing well!!!!

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Happy Birthing Vibes coming your way!

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Update: No baby yet. Water broke, no labor. Still not quite 36 wks, and no signs of infection so we're just sitting tight. Trying not to be impatient, but it's hard, LOL! I am hoping it will happen this week, but we'll see. My MIL is up here and that has been a huge help. She can stay as long as needed and that is amazing. So, all is well, just no news! I will try to get online tomorrow and catch up!

Hope everyone else is doing great!

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Thanks for the update! Keep it up!

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Hang in there. Hope all is well.
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glad you have help!!! are you trying to bring it on or are you just trying to rest?

My friend's water broke, and the MWs stopped doing internal checks to prevent infection and you don't want to know how long she went it might torture you! LOL. But in your case its probably good since you aren't quite 36 weeks. She went at least 10 days (and that was NOT taking it easy, since she was already to her due date).

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Very short update. Will do a good one tomorrow in a new post.

Baby boy - Jeremiah Guy Roberts. 6 lbs 11-1/2 oz. 20" long.

He's perfect (of course!) and we are both doing great. Went 36 weeks on the money. Born underwater at the birthing center. Everything was just as awesome as I could have hoped for.

Home tonight and ready for a little sleep in my own bed!

Will post pictures and stuff tomorrow or Sunday.

Yea!!!

Tracey R. Happy Helpmeet to Jeff, and Mama to Corey (ds, 22yo), Justin (ds, 20yo), Bekah (dd, 3yo), and Miah (Jeremiah, ds, 17mo), and baby Rachel, vasa previa survivor, 4 wks old.

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Very short update. Will do a good one tomorrow in a new post.

Baby boy - Jeremiah Guy Roberts. 6 lbs 11-1/2 oz. 20" long.
Congrats and welcome to Jeremiah!

Mama to Umberto 12, Camille, 9, Piper 7, Rowena 2, and Jude Therese Prenatal DS diagnosis due December 23.

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congrats!!!
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Congratulations!!! This is so exciting!!!!
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congrats!!!

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