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April 4th, 2012, 07:40 AM
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Just wanted to pop in and say that I had my baby, Emilee Elizabeth. The whole labor was 6.5 hours long, but I don't even count the first couple of hours since I was driving home from work, picking up my son, eating dinner, taking a shower. It wasn't until 8:30pm when contractions were obvious and then I called the doula and she got here at 9:30pm. I was having a ton of pressure and she decided we should go to the hospital. Got checked in around 11pm and I was 9.5 cm with just a lip left. And my water still hadn't broken yet, so no wonder I was having a ton of pressure. I started pushing shortly after and the doctor barely made it. She was born at 11:35pm. She is absolutely perfect and we are all so in love (especially her big brother, Noah). Breastfeeding has been going ok. She has a shallow latch and the LC I saw seems to think it's something that will resolve itself within a week or two as her mouth grows but if not we might go see a cranial sacral chiro to help (she sees a regular chiro right now). I'm also still getting used to sensitive nips and bigger boobs, but overall going well. I'll post a more "complete" story later.

Here's some pics. She looks just like her brother did when he was born.


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April 4th, 2012, 09:11 AM
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Awww so sweet!! Congrats to you!!! Sounds like a very nice labor!
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April 4th, 2012, 10:30 AM
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Congratulatns, am happy for you.
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April 4th, 2012, 02:27 PM
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Oh such a sweet looking baby! Awesome birth story! Great job! Congratulations
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April 4th, 2012, 06:24 PM
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Congrats!
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April 5th, 2012, 04:37 AM
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Congratulations! Sounds like an awesome labor.
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April 6th, 2012, 04:19 AM
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Congrats! She's adorable!
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April 6th, 2012, 07:45 AM
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Congratulations! Sounds like a perfect birth!
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April 8th, 2012, 03:52 PM
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I said it on FB but youre awesome! great job!!
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April 8th, 2012, 07:55 PM
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wow congrats! beautiful photos. WTG!
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April 9th, 2012, 08:27 PM
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April 11th, 2012, 05:00 PM
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What a sweetheart! congrats!
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April 13th, 2012, 07:38 AM
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Congratulations!!! You two are so gorgeous
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April 14th, 2012, 08:13 AM
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What a great birth! Congrats!
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April 27th, 2012, 08:18 AM
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Congratulations!! What a fantastic birth story.
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