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#1 of 17 Old 05-25-2010, 11:23 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Our baby girl is here!

Anaya Raya was born at home yesterday morning, May 24th, at 9:09am after only 3 hrs of active labor! My husband and our two year old son were the only ones present and it was the most intimate beautiful experience!

Birth Weight: 8lbs 9oz
Length (Head to Heel): 20.5in
Head Circumference: 13.25cm
Weeks Gestation: 41weeks3days

Name Pronunciation: (Ah-ny-ah) (Ray-ah)

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Our Chunky Angel
Anaya
Resting after a Nourishing Meal

Birth Story COMING SOON!!

Free-birthing, un-schooling (Waldorf style), extended breastfeeding, cloth diapering Earth Mama to Kayleb, ( 10/07) and Anaya ( 5/10)! Joyfully married to my beloved I hug trees and plant seeds.
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Wow! Congratulations. She is beautiful. Can't wait to hear more.

Beth - blissfully married to Doug. DS - Liam (5/10) nocirc.gif &  Darcy (2/13). homebirth.jpg waterbirth.jpgNew SAHM & Labor Doula.

 

babygirl.gif Welcome baby girl! Born at home, in the water, in the caul, and caught by daddy. February 24, 2013!  babygirl.gif

 

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Look at those cheeks!!! Congratulations mama
Welcome little Anaya
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Her birth sounds so beautiful! And she is just a doll- congrats!

Becky(40)~ wifey to Keith(43), mama to Z(19), A(15), L(2), and baby Levi 5/19/10, bonus mom to D(18)
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What a beautiful chubby baby girl you have there Mama!! Congrats! Sounds like it was a beautiful birth. Enjoy your babymoon!

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Congrats and welcome!

Crunchy mama to my beans (11/06 and 6/04): and with DH since '02. Expected a May flower and got a June bug!
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Wow, how beautiful. Love the name too!

Jezza, wife to T, oldmommers to E (7), A (4mos.) and three kitties
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congratulations, and happy birthday Anaya!

Em, married to Alex, mom to Samantha (11 yrs) and Cullen (5yrs) and Maybe (5/16/2010) Trying to grow 4,000lbs of produce on .2 acres. See my blog!
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Congratulations!

Gillian - Wife to an amazing DH, Mother to 4 wonderful kiddos . . . and now another on the way.
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What a big pretty girl mama!!! Congratulations on your perfect birth and beautiful baby girl!!!

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awwwwww, congrats!!!
she is absolutely perfect! so glad you got such an intimate, quick labor!
welcome to the world, anaya!
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Congrats!

I hope you post a birth story!

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Beautiful--congrats, mama!

Walking in the light with DH, DD (11/08), DS (4/10) , four dogs, and one insouciant cat.
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CONGRATS! Can't wait for the birth story!!

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Sounds like an amazing birth!!

Proud Momma of 2 boys R(6) L(4) & finally a GIRL (5/29/10)
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Welcome baby Anaya!!

*formerly apecaut*, Mom to A, Calliope (stillborn 40 weeks 6/22/07), A and O
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Look at those toes! Already pointing them like a little gymnast or ballerina!

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