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#1 of 17 Old 06-04-2011, 04:40 PM - Thread Starter
 
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our little boy, Oliver Lee, was born in water at home yesterday, june 3 at 5:08pm after 18 hours of labor and 8 min of pushing (i'm pretty proud of that last part) he weighs 7lb 4oz and is, as far as all can tell, utterly perfect. DH was amazing, the midwives were fantastic, the birth tub was heavenly. we are all well, resting, and bonding.
but i will say natural birth is not for the faint of heart! dang. i'm looking forward to being able to pee without cursing.L1020053.jpg

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joy.gifCongratulations! He's beautiful!!


I've got three monkeys jumping on the bed!!

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Congrats!!

He's so cute! 

 

I am due in 3 weeks and and excited/nervous about the birth.. I am planning for a water birth at home and remember that pain all too well! Can't wait to meet my little bundle of joy!! :)

 

All the best to you and your family! 


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Congratulations! He's adorable!! biggrinbounce.gif


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Congrats Momma!  Happy Baby Moon!!


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What a wonderful birth! Congrats on your darling baby boy, he is just too sweet! And I love his name. Oliver is on my top 5 list of names. :)


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Congratulations!!!  joy.gif   Welcome sweet baby Oliver!


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i'm looking forward to being able to pee without cursing.


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oh i hear you!!! day 12 for me and i've just started peeing without my peri bottle. i probably could have stopped like 5 days ago but i was too scared :P

 


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Congrats, mama!! Welcome precious baby!!

hh2.gif Proud Mama to DS1 09/07 ribboncesarean.gif, DD 07/09 hbac.gif, and DS2 06/11 uc.jpg.  Feeling more and more blessed with each day!

 

 
 
 
  

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Congratulations mama!!


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Handsome baby! Congrats mama!


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Congratulations!  Sounds like everything went well!  Enjoy that adorable sweetie of yours.


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Congratulations!


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congrats mama!


I just love the way kisses make ''booboo's'' all better.
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Congrats mama! 8 minutes of pushing is freaking awesome! Glad to hear that everything was so great.


Crystal (34) married to nursing student DH (38) partners.gif ,  mama to superhero.gif(7/07), brokenheart.gif (1/09), and rainbow1284.gifjammin.gif (7/11) and stork-suprise.gif (12/28) homebirth.jpgwaterbirth.jpg homeschool.gif
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Congratulations! What a sweet little curled-up boy! And congrats on a lovely birth.


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:joyCongrats!!!!

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