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#1 of 11 Old 05-18-2011, 06:27 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Our beautiful baby boy, Finlay Cavan, was born at home in the water on May 6th- he has brought so much joy, peace, and pure bliss to our lives- his big brother and sister adore him as much as we do.  I've yet to write about my birth- it was my 3rd...definitely the longest and probably the most difficult of the three- but just beautiful.  He weighed in at nearly 9lbs and measured 20 1/2"- I was actually really close to my guesses in our Baby Guesses thread;) (spot on with his birth day;)

 

My midwife wrote a beautiful essay about the evening Finlay was born and I thought I'd share:

http://barretthillmidwife.wordpress.com/2011/05/18/the-birth-in-the-kitchen/

 

 

 

 


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Oh, that was so beautiful. I had to stop several times to wipe away the tears.

Congratulations!

 DD1 (8yrs) + DD2 (6yrs) + DS1 (4/25/11) = one crazy adventure!
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Congratulations!!!  What a beautiful name.  Enjoy your baby moon.

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Congratulations! That essay was such a blessing to read. I loved it!


 
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Congratulations! Welcome Finlay! partytime.gif

 

What a great essay! :)


It's such a relief to finally trust yourself.
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Congrats mama!


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congratulations!!


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congratulations!!joy.gif


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Congrats!!

Happily married, busy mom to a houseful :-)

Expecting again early Oct 2014!

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Congratulations!! That essay made me cry, it was amazing. Welcome Finlay!!! (Love the name!) joy.gifjoy.gifjoy.gif


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Same day as me! Congratulations on your little boy.  :)

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