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Alan Christopher Mizzell

So much has happened since I last posted. We bought a home! Our moms came out to visit (at the same time, and they finally met for the first time!), and we had our 5th child – Alan Christopher Mizzell. This is his birth story. Alan was supposed to come on February 8th. Even though…
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Quincy Jane’s Birth Story

You know the part where life gets so good that you have to pinch yourself over and over to make sure it’s real?  I’m there.  All the pieces of the puzzle seem to have come together, and I am as content, happy, and complete as I’ve ever been – which has left me savoring every…
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Deuce is here!

One of my big concerns with the pregnancy was the thought of going into labor. How would I know it was time? What would it really be like? Given that I was induced with Junior, I didn’t know what to expect this time around. On Monday (at 36w2d pregnant), I had an OB appt. I…
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Sam’s Birth Story

This is Sam’ birth story, and it is going to be long. I know, maybe unnecessarily so, but I am so upset by some of the things that happened that I just want to get them out so they stop bothering me so much. There may also be an unhealthy amount of information about the…
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Avelina’s Birth Story

(Sorry for the long wait for this posting) My due date was Saturday, August 28, 2010. On Sunday morning, August 29th, at 1am my water broke. Unfortunately, I thought I had peed myself from a weak bladder so I did not take the leakage seriously and returned to bed after clean up. I woke up Sunday…
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Isabella is here!

So, it has been more than two weeks since my last *real* blog post… I thought maybe it was fitting that today, I post my birth story. Tomorrow, Izzy will be two weeks old – nursing like a champ, wearing her cloth diapers at home, snuggling in her wrap carrier while we’re out… I feel…
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Emersyn Lily-May’s birth story

Wednesday 16th June, at 7am I arrived at the hospital for my elective repeat cesarean. I was taken up to the birthing suite, where they monitored Emersyn’s heartbeat for a couple of minutes, and the midwife who was looking after me did some paperwork. I met with the obstetrician who would be performing my cesarean,…
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