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#1 of 16 Old 11-03-2010, 02:27 PM - Thread Starter
 
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She was born at home on Tuesday, November 2 at 4:49am, 7lbs 2oz, after 27 hours of pure, living hell back labor! Short version: it took me 23 hours to dilate to 3 and then with my midwife doing cervical massage, I went from 3 to holding my baby in 4 hours! I involuntarily pushed for about 5 contractions and she came out, fast. Midwife barely had time to catch! I'll post pics soon! Needless to say, she's perfect, beautiful, we're madly in love and can't believe we're mommies now!

Beth- WOHM slinggirl.gif  -Madly in love with my Wife- SAHMhola.gifandbabyf.gifSophia, born 11/2/10, at home! homebirth.jpgExpressing love, one ounce at a time!  1pump.gif

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Congrats!!!!!

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03/02: 11/05: 01/08: 10-18-09: 10-31-10 and 7/22/13 with twins and just found out we're pos.gif again!!chicken3.gif

 

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Congratulations! 27 hours of back labor and you still had her at home--that is so awesome! And I LOVE her name.

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CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME TO THE WORLD SOPHIA ELIZABETH








afro.jpg TTA #1 through the Foster Care system

10/12 - Orientation

10/12 - Accepted into Foster Family Agency

02/13 - Finished the paperchase
03/13 - Homestudy completed
03/13 - Matching phase

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So awesome!!! Congrats, you're amazing!

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Sophia! Way to go mama 27 hrs is a long time to be working so hard! You rock! Can't wait to see pictures!!

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Congratulations and welcome Sophia Elizabeth!
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well done, mama!!!

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Congrats mama!

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Congradulations!

That's wonderful news!

Harmony; fly-by-nursing2.gifslingtwin.giffamilybed2.gifcd.giftreehugger.gifblogging.jpg to DH and first time Mom to Xander! 12/24/2008babyf.gif and Oliver 11/3/10 babyf.gif
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Congratulations!

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Congrats Mama! Way to hang in there!

And welcome to Baby Sophia

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yay! congrat mama!

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Good job momma! Congrats and welcome baby!

SAHM to Codi 1/12/08, James 11/3/10 and Connor 4/10/13 with our own personal Superhero DH/daddy

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Wow!! Congrats and enjoy the rewards!

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