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July 10th, 2006, 07:34 AM
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<span style="font-family:Times New Roman">Do you remember the first few minutes of your child\'s life? What did you say to him/her? Were they placed on your chest immediately or were there complications?

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July 10th, 2006, 10:24 AM
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I had a csection so I didn't get to hold him right away but my husband brought him over to me and I held his hand and told him welcome to the world I love you!
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July 10th, 2006, 07:31 PM
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I remember every second of my labor. Right before he came out, the doctor's and nurses told me to look down, he's coming out!! And I did. It was beautiful. As soon as he came out, I reached for him, they handed him right over to me so I could lay him on my chest. His eyes were open and I swear he looked right at me. That's when DH and I said Hello, Lex! We're your parents. I kissed him, DH cut the cord and then the nurse took him to be cleaned up. I had wanted a picture of the first minutes of his life with us, but DH and I were so caught up in loving him, that we forgot to take pictures!

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July 11th, 2006, 05:41 AM
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1st was a c-sect, no complications besides failure to progress. I had names narrowed down for a girl between Kelsey Ann & Marissa Jo and as soon as I saw her I told her she looked like a Marissa.

2nd was vbac and first thing I did was look to see if he had his fathers ugly feet...unfortunately he does but oh well.

3rd was a c-section, they had to knock me out so I was really groggy. Then about an hour later he developed breathing problems while my DH & MIL were feeding him a bottle...I was so groggy I couldn't even nurse him.
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July 11th, 2006, 06:18 AM
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With my 1st.. Labor was the worst thing ever... It was HORRIBLE! Add to the shock that we were expecting a boy and out popped a girl.. I wasn't ready for a girl!! I remember saying I was done, I couldn't push.. and they couldn't make me.. I loved that little girl... Her daddy cried.. I cried.. and then I slept.. for a long time (I was induced and was having hard cx for 2 days.. oooh horrible!!!)

With my 2nd, it wasn't exactly what I planned.. at all.. but it was waaay better then my 1st.. He came out really easy (he was VERY tiny) and they gave him to me and I started crying, and then I cried really hard when I realized his dad wasn't crying.. I was saying, Why arn't you crying? What's wrong with you!! LMBO!
I screamed "He's got your nose!!" (which was a good thing )
I never wanted to let that baby out of my sight.. and when they took him I freaked!

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July 11th, 2006, 06:31 AM
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Awwwww!! I love reading all the stories!! Thanks, Ladies!

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July 13th, 2006, 07:33 AM
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Brad caught him and after his shoulders were out i reached down and brad and i pulled him onto my chest. i just remember seeing him for the first time and saying how beautiful he was. we knew as soon as he came out that he was an ashton. and i could tell from the second he was born he was going to be trouble. i just picked him up and looked at him. i didnt even know what to say. he was georgeous. then after a bit brad cut the cord and got on his swimming trunks and got in the bath tub at the birthcenter and gave him his first bath.
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July 13th, 2006, 08:18 AM
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I wish I had a beautiful story, but I don't. I hardly remember seeing her for the first tme. I had a csection and they brought her over to my head so I could see her. I don't remember saying anything, just crying. After that they started the morphine and everything was a blur until the next day.
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July 13th, 2006, 05:05 PM
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I remember with my first child,, they put her on my chest and I just looked at her and cried and touched her face and told her that I loved her,, with my second it wasn't so nice, I remember that they put her on my chest and I held her for a couple of seconds and told her that I loved her and they took her because I was having really bad pains,, they gave me some pain meds,,I didn't wake till the next day where i came to find out that my uterus had ruptured?? < not sure if that's the way it's spelt but anyhow,, And after that it was just so complicated which is a whole other story...
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July 16th, 2006, 05:13 PM
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my labor was fine....They but him rite to my chest..when he first came out i was crying cause i finally got to meet the human i was carrying for 9months....i adore him....

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July 16th, 2006, 10:44 PM
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I remember that as soon as he came out I started crying and I remember seeing his cute little face. When they put him on my chest I remember crying and just saying I love you so much over and over I also remember looking at his fingernails and they were so long! I also looked over at my husband and it was the first time I ever saw him cry. It was an amazing experience
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