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#1 of 42 Old 06-21-2010, 03:41 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Sol Harmon Rana
38 Weeks
8lbs 8 oz, 20.5"
less than two hour labor!
Woke up at 4:45 am with fast hard contractions - born at 6:34 am at home. He's beautiful!

Birth story to follow

Its taken me much longer than I thought it would, but I finally wrote my birth story! I wrote about it on my blog I also added it to post #40. I am looking forward to getting caught up on everything I've missed this last month!
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Oh my goodness! And the fast labors continue! Congratulations, and what a great name!

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Congratulations! I love the name you chose!

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Wow, so speedy! Great job, mama and baby!

I bet that must feel so surreal, to have no signs of labour and then a few hours later it's over and you have a baby. Amazing!
Congratulations!

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Congratulations! I can't wait for the story!

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congrats!! happy baby mooning

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Congratulations!!! Happy Solstice baby!! Love his name, too! Welcome Sol!

mama to dd 2x Our sweet boy is here! 7/27
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Congrats!!! Enjoy your little one!

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YAY! Love the name, love the solstice b-day, LOVE the fast labor story... I'm so scared of a failure-to-progress transfer from my planned homebirth.

CONGRATULATIONS to you!

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Welcome sweet solstice baby!

Aimee Blessed Momma to 4 amazing boys, P ~ 9 H ~ 7 J ~ 4 and B ~ 1.  Happily married to D Living my almost dream life on an urban homestead, hoping for our forever land to find us soon!

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Wow! Hooray and congratulations!!!

Mom to Lizzy born May 2007 & expecting Baby#2 June/July 2010
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Congrats! Hope you are enjoying your new little one!

Becky- Wife to DH, Mama to "Nani" (July '08) "Coco" (July '10) and expecting one very wiggly baby boy in May 2013!

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Beautiful name, beautifully fast labour!!
Congratulations to you and your family!

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Congratulations! What a great day to be born!

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Sounds like a lovely squishy baby! Enjoy him and your babymoon. Be well!

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Congrats mama and welcome Sol!

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Congratulations! Enjoy this time with your new baby
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Congratulations!

Fast labors are wonderful and dizzying at the same time. Looking forward to your birth story when you catch your breath!!

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Welcome earthside baby Sol!!


Congrats mama!! You did it!

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How awesome to have a solstice baby! Congrats!!!!

Loving mama to Aden (8/5/2010) and DSD (15).
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Welcome Sol!

ProtoLawyer (the now-actual lawyer, this isn't legal advice,  please don't take legal advice from some anonymous yahoo on the Internet)
Spouse (the political geek) * Stepdaughter (the artist) * and introducing...the Baby (um, he's a baby? He likes shiny things).
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Happy Birth Day!! Congratulations!!

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Welcome Sol! Happy baby moon!
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Congratulations!!! Enjoy your babymoon...can't wait to hear the 'short' story!

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Welcome Sol! He's such a great size, and I'm so glad your labor went so well. Congratulations!

Mommy to a gorgeous little miracle
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Aw, yeah!!!! Congratulations mama and welcome baby Sol!

I'm so happy for you, sounds like everything went smoothly, and here he is!!!

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Oh my!!! Welcome Baby Sol!!!
Congratulations Mama! What a wonderful name and quick birth! Glad to hear everything went well and oh, what a lovely name!

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Congrats! Welcome earthside baby boy! Have a blissful babymoon, mama
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Aww, congratulations! YAY baby!

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thank you ladies!!!! Its completely surreal to be holding a baby and typing right now.

Thanks for all the love, I'll update when I've had a moment to process it all! can't wait to see who's next!!!!!!!!

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