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#1 of 14 Old 11-08-2008, 07:51 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Charles Joseph arrived 11/05/08 @ Newton Wellesley Hospital, via emergency c-section. Forgive me for skipping the traumatic birth story. CJ was 10 lbs, 15 oz and 22 inches long, with sandy blonde hair and chubby cheeks. I'm hoping his eyes will stay blue! We were both put on antibiotics for potential infection, but we're both just fine. I've been breastfeeding him up in the Special Care Nursery, even though they look at us like we're aliens. I get discharged tomorrow, and CJ will be discharged from the SCN on Weds 11/12 after completing his 7 day antibiotic treatment. Keep your fingers crossed that I can board here until then!
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Congratulations on the birth of CJ! If you need anything, pm me (assuming you live in the Newton Wellesley area.)

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Welcome baby CJ & congratulations redshoemomma!

I'm sorry your birth didn't go as planned, and I wish you a speedy recovery.

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Congratulations and Happy Birthday CJ!!!!

I am sending you good healing thoughts! CJ sounds adorable, I can't wait to see a picture of him :-)
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Congrats, mama! : Thanks for updating us, I was thinking of you. I'm glad you and baby CJ are doing well and I wish you all the best. We also had a 10 pound baby w/ our 3rd and just loved his little cheeks

Congrats again and take care
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Yay congrats!!! Welcome CJ (i love his name, so cute!)

I'm sorry your birth didnt go as planned, ive been thinking about you a lot the last few days. Please give me a call when you feel up to it and dont hesitate to ask if you need ANYTHING.

Have you had him in any of those cute little fluffy diapers yet?
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Awww, he sounds adorable. Does he even fit his newborn clothes? That was the trouble with my 9.5lb'er, he didn't fit the clothing I had picked out for him, so sad!
I hope your recovery goes quickly. Do you have family to help out or a pp doula?
Need any food delivered?
Great job persevering with breastfeeding despite the derogatory glances. I hope you can continue to make it work once you are discharged. Do you have a pump yet?
Please feel free to share a link to his birth story or pics when you feel up to it.
Congratulations on your new baby boy! :

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Congratulations!

Welcome to the world CJ!

Wishing you both a speedy recovery. Let us know when you're ready for help and compnay!
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Congratulations!!!! Wishing you both a speedy recovery.
I : Love his name. I'm partial though because my little one's name is also Charles (Charles James). He was also really big at 10lbs 10oz.
Hoping that you are both home very soon.

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Congratulations! Welcome little CJ! :::
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Congratulations! :

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Congrats!!! Welcome to our corner of the world little one!
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Congrats!! Welcome little CJ! My son's bday is 11-5 also!
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Congratulations!!! (as one unplanned, doped on antibiotics mother to another, extra congrats for surviving that)

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