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#1 of 36 Old 08-19-2010, 09:00 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Goodmorning girls! I said I'd do a play by play of today as best I could, so here goes!!


Backstory for anyone who missed it is here - http://www.mothering.com/discussions....php?t=1253836

My birthstory of my daughter tells alot about why this birth is so, so, so important to me! http://www.bestmilkbistro.com/blog/2...ers-story.html


I could really, really use as many positive thoughts, VBAC vibes, quick and easy labor vibes, and most importantly - prayers today!


I'm feeling wonderful this morning!! Hopefully my body falls right into rhythm and this induction goes beautifully! I'm confident. My body was made to birth this baby. I know my body can do this and I can't wait to hold and snuggy my beautiful baby boy. Happy baby day!!!!




*Update 9:30am*

Going great! Came in 2cm/70%/-2 station. Pitocin started at 7am. Contractions are 3-5 minutes apart and strong - already having to breathe hard through them, but I keep reminding myself I can deal with any pain for 30-60 seconds. I have a GREAT nurse and will be getting a doula around noon. Midwife checked me at 9am and am now 3cm/80%/-2 station.

hippie.gif Hi, I'm Amber

Ava {12.20.08}  Levi {8.19.10}  Aspen  {EDD 7.21.13}

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I wish for you the very best!

"A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bank balance smaller, home happier, clothes dirty, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for." ~A.U.
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Had good thoughts for you all morning already.

Just told DH last night how I hope it all works well and Levi is here by the end of today (he keeps asking me for baby updates on everyone LOL)

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Sending lots of ELVs your way!

Perpetually pregnant mother and maestra. C (7/07), C (10/08) and a player to be named later--due 9/10.
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I'll be thinking of you! Happy baby day

Mama to Penelope!! born 9/19/10. Missing Elliott 10/10/09. And expecting expecting again Oct '14!
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Sending you lots of positive thoughts and easy labor vibes!

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I went to sleep thinking of you and baby Levi last night! May things go smoothly and quickly.

 hearts.gif(6), energy.gif(4.5),  diaper.gif (2) and  IT'S A babygirl.gif!!!!  ~9/24/12~ vbac.gifwaterbirth.jpg

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Thinking of you today mama!

Likes a little crunch with occasional sogginess~Misty,Mama to L1, L2, L3, L4,L5 and Loving J!
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Updated in op

hippie.gif Hi, I'm Amber

Ava {12.20.08}  Levi {8.19.10}  Aspen  {EDD 7.21.13}

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Thinking of you and sending easy labor vibes your way! I'm glad to hear things are progressing.

SAHM to one precious 2 year old and wife to my loving DH. And here we go again!
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Yay already at 3 cm! So exciting!

I'll be thinking of you all day, update whenever you feel like it! Hopefully soon your labor will be progressing too fast for a lot of updates

Kelly (28), in love with husband Jason (38) and our awesome babies:  Emma 4/09, and Ozzy 8/10

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Thinking of you today! I hope things keep going well!

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You are doing GREAT!!! WOW!!

Keep it up, mama. Remember...the contractions cannot overpower you, because they ARE you.


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Good luck!!!
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I'm glued to this thread for the rest of the day. Mama, I'm pulling for you so hard. Prayers and thoughts coming your way!!!

Andrea...wife, SAHM to 3.5 yo DS and 1 yo DD.

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Awesome update! I didn't progress that fast when I was induced... your body is so ready to do this!

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Thinking of you!

"If you keep doing the same things you've always done, you'll keep getting the same results you've always gotten."

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I'm so happy things are moving along already! You can do this! Hopefully you can back off on the pit later and your body will take over!

Praying for a beautiful vbac for you!

Alicia, wife to an loving and faithful DH, and mama to three fantastic though nutty children (cs, then an HBAC, then a VBAC!!).
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Anxiously awaiting the news of your beautiful VBAC!!

 hearts.gif(6), energy.gif(4.5),  diaper.gif (2) and  IT'S A babygirl.gif!!!!  ~9/24/12~ vbac.gifwaterbirth.jpg

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I can't wait to hear how everything is going.

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Praying for you Amber.

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Hoping no news is good news!

Kelly (28), in love with husband Jason (38) and our awesome babies:  Emma 4/09, and Ozzy 8/10

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Me too!!! Sending ELV if they are still needed. Can't wait to hear an update

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*Update 9:30am*

Going great! Came in 2cm/70%/-2 station. Pitocin started at 7am. Contractions are 3-5 minutes apart and strong - already having to breathe hard through them, but I keep reminding myself I can deal with any pain for 30-60 seconds. I have a GREAT nurse and will be getting a doula around noon. Midwife checked me at 9am and am now 3cm/80%/-2 station.
That's a nice update! So glad you have a great nurse, how do you like your doula? I am anxiously awaiting more details! Hope you are having a positive birthing experience. Happy Baby Day!

"A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bank balance smaller, home happier, clothes dirty, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for." ~A.U.
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Thinking of you tonight, mama. Update when you can.

RedOak ~ Momma to DS (8) , DS (4) , DD (3) , & DD 9/10 ~
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I hope you are holding Levi in your arms right now!

Mama to a wild thing (10/08) and a new thing (8/5/10) and wife to the love of my
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Thinking of you and hoping all went well!

Kelly (28), in love with husband Jason (38) and our awesome babies:  Emma 4/09, and Ozzy 8/10

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I hope you are dreaming with your new son!

joy.gifme, herding 5 critters a cat and a dog. DS 11/01, DS 10/04, DD 2/06, DS 5/07 and DD 9/10

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