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Postby laughinggirl127 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 07:23 am

by laughinggirl127 (75 Posts), Sat Jul 21, 2012 07:23 am

Well my daughter made it all the way to our scheduled c section date. Laurell was 5 lbs 4 oz, 18.5 inches long. Delivery went well with no complications. This is our last child as I had my tubes tied. Laurell is nursing pretty well and content most of the time. I will post a pic as soon as we get home from the hospital.

No pree this time and the dr has already cut my bp meds back so it is looking good. Hope everyone is having a good week.
DS born 2003- 39 weeks preeclampsia, 6LBS 7oz
DD born 2009-32 weeks preeclampsia, 3LBS 1oz
DD born 2012-38 weeks, PIH, IUGR 5lbs 4oz- no pree
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Re: she is here

Postby sam10 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 08:01 am

by sam10 (1437 Posts), Sat Jul 21, 2012 08:01 am

Congratulations! Happy to hear all went well. :D Welcome, baby Laurell!
~Julija (40)
MC 3/2009 and 3/2011
Henry (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
Matilda (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE


Our pain has been put into words, placed into empty cradles, to remember that all our babies lived, that they mattered and always will. - Field of Cradles http://www.fieldofcradles.org/
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Re: she is here

Postby alviarin » Sun Jul 22, 2012 08:05 am

by alviarin (1645 Posts), Sun Jul 22, 2012 08:05 am

Congratulations! Glad to hear you are doing well!
Hypothyroid mom to Connor and Claire
(severe pre-e at 38 weeks & "mild" pre-e at 37 weeks)
& baby Annabelle
(chronic HTN & GD, superimposed pre-e @34 weeks, induction @37 weeks)
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Re: she is here

Postby MomTimesThree » Sun Jul 22, 2012 08:42 pm

by MomTimesThree (571 Posts), Sun Jul 22, 2012 08:42 pm

Great news to hear! Congrats!!
2008-Our Baby Girl, PTL born too early at 30w6d, Fought so hard... Forever Loved & Missed
2010- Lil' Bro, Pre-E at 29 weeks... Induced at 36w6d, Born 37w
2012- Lil' Sis, Super-imposed pre-e at 25 weeks, PTL & GD at 35 weeks, Evicted 36w
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Re: she is here

Postby mychaelelaine » Mon Jul 23, 2012 01:40 am

by mychaelelaine (195 Posts), Mon Jul 23, 2012 01:40 am

Yay, congrats!
10/17/2011 ~ Mychael Elaine was born sleeping. We miss and will always love you!
9/16/2012 ~ Michael Leon was born, God is so good! Severe pre-e again, induced at 34 weeks, c-section due to baby's heart decelerating with each contraction. 1 week in NICU. I'm done! :)
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Re: she is here

Postby lei.in.the.sky » Mon Jul 23, 2012 06:01 am

by lei.in.the.sky (15 Posts), Mon Jul 23, 2012 06:01 am

congratulations!
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Re: she is here

Postby blythe » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:17 pm

by blythe (3060 Posts), Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:17 pm

Wonderful! Welcome, Laurell! So glad you're both healthy - and bonus that nursing is going well.

As you know, keep an eye out for the next 6 weeks just to make sure you stay PE-free in these post-partum weeks. But Yay! for being able to lower the labetalol already!
Heather, mom to
#1 7-18-03 - 5#8oz 37 weeks PE/PIH
#2 8-11-06 - 6#14oz 37 weeks PE/PIH
#3 9-10-09 - 5#10oz 37 weeks PE/PIH
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