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#1 of 17 Old 08-12-2010, 02:15 PM - Thread Starter
 
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After seeing my midwife and learning I was already dialated to 5, I had contractions all evening on my birthday 8/10. Of course they stopped as soon as we went to bed. Just about 9am the next morning they started up again and at 11:17am he was born. He is 8 pounds, 3 ounces and 19.75 inches long. He is nursing like a champ! I am still very sore and weak from such a fast birth and lots of bleeding afterwards. But we are doing well. I hope to get his full birthstory typed out soon and hopefully some pics posted too!

Cheryl, wife to an amazing man, homeschooling SAHM to Gavin 12/03, Rhys 09/06, and Ian Aug 11, 2010.

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Congratulations!! Love his name!

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Wonderful! Congratulations !!!

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Wow, that was fast! Congratulations on your new little one!

Amy (34): mommy to DD1 (11/07) and DD2 (7/10), wife, wohm, and wannabe suburban homesteader.
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Congrats!!!

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Wow fast birth! congrats!!!

Nicki wife to Rich, Mama to 7 y/o DS, and a beautiful Princess Aug 2010
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You sure are a super dilator LOL. What a speedy birth!! Congratulations, Mama!
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Jaclyn, Madly in with DH, Scott. Mama to Calli Elizabeth (23 months) & our new little man, Bode Keam (9 weeks).
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Awe, I know you were so hoping he would come on your birthday, but I'm glad you didn't end up waiting much longer! Take care of yourself after that speedy of a birth! And Congratulations!

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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Congratulations!

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Congrats! I LOVE LOVE LOVE IAN!!!

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Congrats mama, welcome Ian! Looking forward to reading your story and seeing pictures whenever you have time.

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Congrats!! Can't wait to hear his birth story.

Happily married to my sweet DH with two precious girls (12/08) and (8/10) and a crazy puppy dog. Expecting blessing #3 around 12/10.

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Wow, that was a fast birth...it's like zero to 60 in 10 sec flat! Congrats on a healthy baby!

Andrea , wife to Mark , mama to Taylor Elise (2) and Aurora Evelyn (born 8/17/10!)
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Congratulations mama!! Welcome baby Ian!!

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Congratulations!!

Nicole, wife to Sean, mother to Afton Reanne Evangeline, a natural birth at a hospital 8/17/2010 8lbs 9 oz 21 inches long.
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Congrats mama, welcome Ian!

Mom of 8 children 4 Boys : and 4 girls :2 dogs named Kibblez and Brook , sadly miss my Husband that passed 03/03/2007 !Trully Miss my Brother Joey that passed on 3/25/09..

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Yay!!! Congrats and welcome baby Ian.

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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