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July 16th, 2013, 06:55 AM
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Hey ladies, congrats to all the new mamas and best wishes to those of you who are waiting for the big day. I haven't been so great about keeping up to speed here, but am looking forward to catching up.

Our healthy baby boy was born 2 days early on July 7. I had almost a full day of false labor/pre-labor and then about 8 hours of "oh yeah this is definitely labor." My epidural was administered as I was beginning to feel the urge to push and my water was breaking... but I was still grateful. Since I got it so late, it didn't block as much sensation as with my first son, and it was actually kind of interesting to feel what was going on. Overall a much better experience than the first time - calmer hospital environment, nurses who took the baby and let me sleep, dad rooming in the whole time, less injury to me, better recovery.

It's so sweet to have a tiny baby again. I don't know if he's easier or it's just that I'm more experienced, but breastfeeding and sleep are so much easier than I remember. My 2 yo is curious about the baby but also stir-crazy and anxious for attention, so that's the hard part of this. He's doing many annoying things, and I love him and want to like him too, but sometimes it's hard. I have yet to get us on an outing together, but I'm pretty happy with how I'm juggling things at home at this point, with DH's help.

I plan to post the name and photo on Facebook, since it's a smidge more private than here. Hope you all are well!
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July 16th, 2013, 07:00 AM
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Congratulations! I'm glad the birth went well and that you're home with your wonderful family!

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July 16th, 2013, 07:27 AM
Shea131's Avatar Peyton Rylee's Mommy!!
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Thank you Quantum_Leap for my fabulous signature!!!
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July 16th, 2013, 12:10 PM
captivate's Avatar Sticky thoughts please...
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Charlie born18th July 8lb8oz 50cm
TTC for 2 years. I never gave up thanks to the girls of TTC

I have 2 miracles on earth and 5 angels in heaven

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July 16th, 2013, 12:37 PM
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Congratulations! I can understand the frustrations with your 2yo - my daughter is 2 and I'm very nervous about bringing the baby home to her in the next couple of weeks!
Our little number two, Leonardo, was born July 26, 2013. Welcome baby Leo!

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[FONT="Garamond"][COLOR="Green"]Christina (me), Steve (SO), Isabelle & Leonardo.
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July 16th, 2013, 02:43 PM
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Congrats! Can't wait to hear his name!
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July 16th, 2013, 02:53 PM
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CONGRATS!!!! Really happy to hear everything went so well!! Being your last, what a great way to bring him into the world!!! yyaahhh!!!!

Dont worry about your big boy, all that is normal and will adjust!! sounds like your doing a great job!!!
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July 16th, 2013, 09:14 PM
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Congratulations mama

Thanks so much Claire for my awesome siggy
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July 17th, 2013, 03:08 PM
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Congrats on a healthy baby and delivery
I'll go check his photo and name on FB

I totally get you on the easiness of the second baby!!

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