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STL_Beth April 4th, 2012 07:40 AM

Had Emilee
 
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.

http://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.just...ba50ddc1cf.jpg
http://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.just...9bd955b75b.jpg

lunarmagic April 4th, 2012 09:11 AM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Awww so sweet!! Congrats to you!!! Sounds like a very nice labor!

AdeyemiG April 4th, 2012 10:30 AM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Congratulatns, am happy for you.

therevslady April 4th, 2012 02:27 PM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Oh such a sweet looking baby! Awesome birth story! Great job! Congratulations :)

tygrss April 4th, 2012 06:24 PM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Congrats!

daneeleigh April 5th, 2012 04:37 AM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Congratulations! Sounds like an awesome labor.

HopeTea April 6th, 2012 04:19 AM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Congrats! She's adorable! :D

LaceyMay2630 April 6th, 2012 07:45 AM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Congratulations! Sounds like a perfect birth! :)

ChicaChels April 8th, 2012 03:52 PM

Re: Had Emilee
 
I said it on FB but youre awesome! great job!!

bostoncreampie April 8th, 2012 07:55 PM

Re: Had Emilee
 
wow congrats! beautiful photos. WTG!

Twhylite21 April 9th, 2012 08:27 PM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Congrats!!!

MissusF April 11th, 2012 05:00 PM

Re: Had Emilee
 
What a sweetheart! congrats!

..Penelope.. April 13th, 2012 07:38 AM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Congratulations!!! You two are so gorgeous :wub:

BobbityBoo April 14th, 2012 08:13 AM

Re: Had Emilee
 
What a great birth! Congrats!

see_jay_elle April 27th, 2012 08:18 AM

Re: Had Emilee
 
Congratulations!! What a fantastic birth story.


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