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    Starting GS #2 in 2008!

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  1. That was so sweet. Thanks for sharing and Congrats to you and your IPs
  2. Rachel/Surro4me gave birth!!

    Congrats Rachel! She is beautiful. Congrats also to your IPs, you did a great job.
  3. Carrie Delivered!!

    Welcome baby Alex! Congratulations to everyone. Carrie I hope you have a quick recovery.
  4. Addison's birth story

    Thank you. Her mom is Vietnamese and dad is British.
  5. Well I think I have a few moments without kids crawling on me so that I can write the birth story. I woke up Friday morning about 3 a.m. having some mild contractions. I moved around a bit and they kept coming. I tried to rest some more but the contractions were coming about 10 min. apart so that didn't work very well. Around 6 a.m. we called my IPs to let them know that it would definitely be that day and we would call them when we headed for the hospital. My sister-in-law came over so that she could watch the girls when we left. About 8:30 we started heading for the hospital since the ctx were about 3-5 minutes apart. We got there about 9 and I was about 3 cm. They let me walk around for a little bit and about an hour later I was 4 cm. I labored for another 2 hours or so. The nurse was really great about getting me the birthing ball and letting me change positions. By about 1p.m. I was having a really difficult time getting through the ctx. They were very strong and coming about a minute apart. I really wanted to go without an epidural this time but I was having a really hard time. I don't think it helped that I didn't get much sleep that night either, so I got the epidural. I was 8 cm when they gave it to me. Of course after the epidural my ctx almost completely stopped, they were coming every 15 min. and weren't very strong. They gave me pitocin but after an hour I hadn't really started contracting much better. They decided to check me anyways and wouldn't you know I was complete and ready to start pushing. Somehow she managed to get down with hardly any ctx. I started pushing around 3 p.m. and Addison Elizabeth was born at 3:23. She weighed 7lb. 4 oz. and was 19.75" long. They gave the baby right to IM after the baby was born and she got to hold her for a few minutes before they started cleaning her up. It was an amazing thing to see my IPs with the baby afterwards and I just couldn't believe I had done it. My husband is already asking me when I want to do it again. I have to keep telling him that I would like to take a little break, lol. I have been pumping since she was born and it has been going really well. I will attach a few more pictures as well.
  6. Well we just got back from the hospital a few hours ago so I thought I would let everyone know that I delivered a healthy baby girl yesterday at 3:23 p.m. She weighed in at 7lbs. 4 oz and 19 3/4" her name is Addison Elizabeth. I will post more details when I am not so sore and tired.
  7. Congrats Amy! Glad to hear you are doing well and on the road to recovery. Can't wait to hear your story.
  8. Congratulations! I am glad to hear the babies are doing fine.
  9. Francis is Here

    Congratulations to you and your IPs. I hope you have a good recovery.
  10. Welcome Ben!!!

    Congrats to Erin and the family. Welcome Ben!
  11. She is so cute (and has a great name btw). You did a great job.
  12. 5 week PP check up

    That's great Jen! Sounds like you are doing well. Congrats on losing weight. We should try to get together while the kids are at Disney. Let me know.
  13. She is beautiful! Congrats again.
  14. Yeah Congratulations! Sorry about things not going as smoothly as you would have liked but sounds like you did great! Can't wait to see pictures.
  15. Come See Trevor!

    Congratulations on the birth and also to your IP's. He looks so sweet. Can't wait to hear the details.