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I'm in labor. Bloody show, shakes, contractions. Can't really type. Mw is on her way. Can't get ahold of my mom!

That was fast-3 hours start to finish. 7lb14oz girl born in the caul. More later, I'm tired.

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eeek!!

im so not going to be able to sleep now!
thinking of you and sending you gentle labour and birthing vibes!


 

 

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Yay!!! Can't wait to hear about your sweet arrival.

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Got ahold of my mom. 2minute apart contractions getting intense.

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Wow, that was fast!

Congrats, mama!

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Yay! Congratulations mama!!! Welcome sweet baby girl!
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WOW! A quick one!
Congratulations!
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OH KITTY!!! I cant believe its over! I feel like you just found out you were preggo. i know, not funny. Cant wait to see pics! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!
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FANtastic Kitty!! YAY for you and your sweet new addition to the family! Congratulations!!!
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Wow that was fast! Congratulations!

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Congratulations!!!

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I'm a little teary!! SO HAPPY FOR YOU!! Congrats Mama! I can't wait to hear more!

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What a good baby! She waited until your ds's surgery was over and then came quickly!

I'm so happy for you!

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Congratulations!

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Very useful labor buddy I was!

Congratulations!!! And born in the caul---I hope you got some photos (and sleep)!!!!

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Oliversmommy-it's not your fault. Sorry I posted without you, I was not expecting a late at night baby!

I will have pics/ birth story a little later after I get more sleep. A couple points, though:

apparently the u/s didn't catch it or it moved down after 25 weeks, but my placenta was extremely low-lying. Less than 1cm from the cervix, my mw guessed. I had no symptoms or bleeding and everything went perfect, but an on would certainly have sectioned me.

No transfer! That was my biggest fear but so far so good. She was born at 3:17am after pushing over 30minutes and getting out of the pool- I just wasn't feeling the water birth idea, though it helped with some of the back pain.

My placenta popped out only 3 minutes post-birth.

She has lighter hair than my last two kids and looks sooooo tiny compared to my other 8+ lb girls.

Mw thinks the u/s was right so she came basically on her due date. From lack of vernix and skin peeling, she says she was right on or even overdue slightly which definitely nullifys my 11/12 Edd!

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That is awesome, D - came after your ds's surgery, and it was mercifully quick! Go and have your rest - you deserve it! (We will be stalking you for pictures later, though... )

Welcome Earthside, Baby Girl!

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Wow, that was quick!!

Congrats Desiree and fam!! Welcome to the world, sweet baby girl!

Can't wait for the whole story and pics!!

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Glad the low lying placenta wasn't and issue and your birth went well. Can't wait for pictures later today! What timing! I hope you get some rest and enjoy your new baby girl.

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Yay!! Congrats!! So glad she waited just long enough and that it all went smoothly!

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Glad everything was ok with your placenta! And that makes me feel better about your EDD -- I'm less jealous!

I'm curious to see how much she weighs, and what she looks like!

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Welcome into the world, sweet baby girl!!


November 4th, what a great day to be born! Your baby and I share a birthday!

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happy birthday little girl!!! being born in the caul is supposed to be magic somehow, isn't it?

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Congratulations!!!! Ack! I can't believe your baby is already here. This is getting way too real. Enjoy your sweet little girl and take it easy.

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yay!!! im so happy for you, Desiree!!!!

welcome Earth-Side Little One

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Congrats! Wow, have all your labors been so fast? Can't wait to hear more details!
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