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Jett Anthony's Arrival! 1-24-12 *pics included*


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February 2nd, 2012, 11:21 AM
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My birth story : I had a scheduled C-Section on 1-24-12. I arrived at the hospital at 6:30am. Since I work there in L&D I had one of my best buds as my nurse. She got my IV started and drew some blood. I then waited for anesthesia to get started. I was super nervous bc my epidural with my first son took 5 tries and they said I had small disk spaces. They took me back for my spinal and the resident got it in on the first try! It didn't even hurt. That was the part I was most worried about! I became numb about 5 min later. I felt like I was in happy land lol I was lucky enough to have my mom and husband in the OR with me. Normally they only let the husband but I guess I get some perks for working there ;-). Jett was born at 8:56 am after they had to work on me bc I had a lot of scar tissue from the first section. I heard his cry right away and they out down the drape for me to see him! It was an amazing moment! His Apgars were 8 & 9. I got to touch him and had him laid on my chest about 5 min later. I got to breastfeed right when they took me into recovery. He was 9 lbs 3 oz and 20 inches long. He is a great baby! I'm not producing enough milk so we had to start supplementing and now he refuses the boob :-( I'm only pumping about 1/3 of an ounce total out of both sides so he mainly gets formula. I'm in the 5% of woman that can't produce enough milk. I'm at peace with it now. He is having gaining issues and only weighs 8-2 so we have to go back in a couple days for another weight check. He is an easy baby. I have to wake him for his feedings!! Here are some pics of him now and at birth. :-) here he is at birth and here he is today at 8-9 days old :-)
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February 2nd, 2012, 11:27 AM
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Ohhhh he is just so precious!!!! Thanks for the birth story
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February 2nd, 2012, 11:59 AM
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look at that little man! omg so cute!
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February 2nd, 2012, 12:29 PM
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He is so cute!
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February 2nd, 2012, 01:45 PM
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How cute!!!
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February 2nd, 2012, 02:44 PM
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I swear he is just soo precious!!
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February 2nd, 2012, 04:27 PM
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adorable! congratulations.
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February 2nd, 2012, 04:32 PM
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Awesome pictures, he is perfect! Sorry you can't bf
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February 2nd, 2012, 07:30 PM
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glad they got the spinal on the first try YAY
and awesome you got to have your mom in there as well!!
glad the csection went well
and he is such a handsome little man!
hope he starts gaining back some weight soon!
congrats again mama
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