Prodromal labor finally turned REAL....We have our baby boy!!! *UPDATED WITH PICS* - Mothering Forums

 
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Asa Rhythm was born at 11:21pm on August 5th on my bathroom floor into his Daddy's hands. He weighed in at 6lbs 14 oz and 20 inches long. If any of you saw my post in the prodromal labor thread you'll know that I was up all night on the 4th and the morning of the 5th with contractions 20 minutes apart. Well......it turned out to be the real deal. I "labored" that way all day until about 8pm when things turned more serious. About 3 hours of active labor and 20 minutes of pushing. For those who are interested, here is a link to the full birth story.

The homebirth of Asa Rhythm

A link to my facebook album with all the pics of Asa starting at a positive pregnancy test. It should be public, feel free to browse it, just updated with pics of the labor, right after birth up to a few days old.

Happily unmarried to DP guitar.gifParenting: DD (March '06) energy.gifwaterbirth.jpg, DS (August '10) fly-by-nursing1.giffamilybed1.gifhomebirth.jpg, and our furry kids dog2.gifGuiney Pig, dog2.gifPo the POlice, and cat.gifMrs. Puff. Loving WAHM life in the Mortgage Bizz with DP.

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Congratulations!!!

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Congrats Can't wait to see pics!

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Congrats mama, welcome Asa, what a wonderful name! Looking forward to pictures.
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Congrats! He's the exact same weight as my little guy! MN boys unite

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Wonderful! I was just looking at the birth predictions thread and thinking you needed to be the next to go!

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Yay! Congratulations!

Jaclyn, Madly in with DH, Scott. Mama to Calli Elizabeth (23 months) & our new little man, Bode Keam (9 weeks).
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Yippee! I was wondering this afternoon how things had turned out for you! Congratulations and welcome, Asa!

me, wife to dh, the movie geek (7/01), mama to ds1, budding Star Wars geek (10/05), dd, budding princess of the dirt (03/08) and ds2, budding extrovert. watch out! (8/10).
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Great news! Congratulations!
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Congrats!! Enjoy your sweet little man!

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Welcome Asa!!!

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WOnderful! Congratulations !

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Woo-hoo!! Congratulations!! Welcome baby Asa!!

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Congrats mama! And I LOVE his name!

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Yay! Congrats and welcome Asa!

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Thanks for all of the congrats ladies!!! Pics added to original post.

Happily unmarried to DP guitar.gifParenting: DD (March '06) energy.gifwaterbirth.jpg, DS (August '10) fly-by-nursing1.giffamilybed1.gifhomebirth.jpg, and our furry kids dog2.gifGuiney Pig, dog2.gifPo the POlice, and cat.gifMrs. Puff. Loving WAHM life in the Mortgage Bizz with DP.

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Saw you wearing the birth beads! How nice!

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