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#1 of 11 Old 01-01-2011, 10:31 PM - Thread Starter
 
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She wasn't timely, she wasn't easy, and she wasn't fast.  But she's perfect.  :)  I gave birth to a 9lb 14.8oz girl at 10:07 this morning, after a seemingly infinite pre-labor and labor.  I had a beautiful natural hospital birth with the exact same team (even the nurses) as delivered my son two years ago.  She's a little bruiser and had a shoulder dystocia, but it was resolved quickly with no issues to her at all (though a 2nd degree tear to me).  Supposedly 42+1, she looked just like a 40 weeker but for her size.  Not a December baby after all, but 1/1/11 is a pretty cool birthday!  Now for some sleep.  More details on the birth story and pictures later.

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I couldnt read and not say Congratulations!!!!

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Yay!!! How wonderful that she has finally joined your family!

Congratulations to you!!!


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woooohooooo!!! rest up mama and i can't wait to hear more!!!!


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Glad she is here!  And congratulations to you on your patience and strength!


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Congrats on a beautiful little girl!!!!  I'm so glad she's here!  I'm sorry it was such a long and difficult journey, but a wonderful ending!!


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Congratulations!  I checked today just to see if your bub had come yet!  I really felt for your situation as you were in AK and  was wishing you 1/1/11 vibes!  So happy for you!  It is a cool bday! Happy babymoon and all the best!


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Congratulations!!  New Year baby, how fun!


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Congratulations! What a sweet start to every year from now on.

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Good job mama!!!  Get some rest!!


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So happy for you. Congrats mama


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