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#1 of 20 Old 09-26-2010, 09:19 AM - Thread Starter
 
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After taking a *serious* walk yesterday on my due date (major elevation change) I think I'm in labor. I've been awake for a couple hours timing contractions. Every 5-7 minutes, starting to wrap around to my back. they are still short - about 45 seconds long. Also having some bowel movements, which is not typical for night time We will see what happens. My water broke to begin my labor with DS so this is new territory for me. I didn't have much early labor, it was more of a freight train labor.... going to try to wait until 6 am to call my midwives unless things pick up. DS and DH are still sleeping. Wish me luck....I'll update when I can!


UPDATE: SHE's here! Born at 10:02 am 9 lbs even, 22 in. long. Started having contractions at about 3:30 am after DS woke me up. He slept in until almost 8, and as long as I was sitting on the ball, contractions weren't that bad until right after he left with the babysitter. Then it was a whirlwind from 8-10. She was born at home in water. Super intense 30 minutes of pushing. Boobaholic all afternoon.

By the way, her name is Sierra Joy

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Yup this is it. Every 2 minutes now and definitely getting more painful.

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Good luck!

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Yay! Good luck

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Go momma!!!

 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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Can't wait to hear!!! ELV

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Keeping you in my thoughts!

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Yay! Can't wait for an update!!!!

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Does she have a name yet? (Lila didn't for at least 24 hours.. it was 48 before we had her full name!) Congratulations!

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Sierra - doesn't have a middle name yet oops, forgot that part.

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Congrats and welcome Sierra!!

I have serious short labor envy

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So beautiful! While we were trying to name Lila someone suggested Sierra as a name, it's sooo beautiful, but DH has a daughter named Sierra so I couldn't use it!

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Congrats!!!!! She's gorgeous!!!!!!!

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soo cute! i love the pic!!! congratulations!!!

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Congratulations!! She's adorable!!

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Yay! Congrats mama and welcome Baby Sierra Joy! What a lovely name!


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Precious! Welcome Sierra Joy!!

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