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I got to be one of "those people" who went into labor the night before their induction! Woke up at 3:30 with contrax 2-3 min apart and after a weird stop and start labor and 20 minutes of insane pushing she was born at 3 PM in the birth center. 8lbs 3 oz and recovering well!

I'll do the real birth story and stuff later

DD1 7/13/05 DD2 9/20/10
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Oh! Congratulations! That's wonderful news! Enjoy the babymoon!

Bilingual mama to DS J 6/4/06 and new DS C 9/27/10  homebirth.jpg
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Congratulations!!!

"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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Congrats! Love the name.

Mama to DS (7) , DD (5) and DD (2) and expecting a LO in 2/14

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Congratulations! Beautiful name

rainbow1284.gifenergy.gifAugust 2010 ; angel2.gif April 2009; angel1.gif m/c 2008

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Oh Bri I'm so happy for you!

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So great your body got going for you! Congrats and welcome Isla!

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Congratulations to you!!

Mama to Zach 6-18-04 & Naia 10-13-10 Partner to the sweetest DH. Loving our life afloat. TV Free!
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Congratulations!

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!
Congratulations

Mama to three sweet boys ('04, '07 and the new addition arrived on Sept 8, 2010)
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Congratulations!! I hope you are feeling better now!! Welcome Isla Sophia!!

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Congratulations!


I before E, except after C.  Weird.
DD: 8/2010.
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Oh yay!!!! I'm SOOO very happy for you that you got skip the induction and get a baby right away!! Congrats!

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Awesome! Congratulations!

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and remembering: little turtle 5/23/2006 and poppyseed 7/15/2009
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Congrats!! Awesome name...love it!

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Long story short:

Contrax started at 3:30 a.m. the night before we were scheduled for induction, they sort of continued in an abnormal pattern once we were in the birth center. I had to do lots of nipple stimulation and walking to keep them going for most of the day. Just when I said "let me take a nap and then I'll get up and make them come on more strong"...they wouldn't let me nap! Back labor began in earnest. Jacuzzi use seemed to slow things down for a bit but as long as I'd pull up out of the water and lean forward, I'd get HUGE rushes and even though the mw didn't think I was really progressing well and left the room, I was in transition in what the nurse called "went from 0 to 60" and was screaming like a crazy person and just didn't handle pushing all that delicately whatsoever (believed I asked for every drug available) and in 20 minutes of my body essentially taking over, she was out. She was really gurgly, had a nuchal cord and was what they called "slow to start", apgars 4 and 8, and so she was suctioned pretty extensively which might be contributing to our latch issues now SO, all in all, good birth and very happy I got to experience NCB since she's my last

DD1 7/13/05 DD2 9/20/10
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What a beautiful little girl! Congratulations!

XM,: mama to ds (5/08), dd (9/10) and ds (6/12) ! whale.gif :C.H.S & M.

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Aw....bri, YOU DID IT!!!!! She's here safe and sound and ab-so-lute-ly beautiful! I am so, so, so happy for you and your family!

How are you doing?

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what a beautiful baby!! and Isla is a lovely name. ENJOY
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