Birth Announcements

So, the baby's born, what comes next? Discuss your postpartum and parenting concerns here.
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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby mernae » Fri Jan 23, 2004 09:12 pm

Mom's Name: Renee
City/State: Apollo Beach, FL
Age: 36
Dad's Name: Chad
Boy or Girl: Boy
Name of Baby: Cayden William
Date of Birth: 11/21/03
Weight: 6lb 15 oz
Length: 21 1/4

Diagnosis: PE & Preterm Labor @ 29 weeks

I was induced @ 35 weeks due to PE. Cayden got a very high dose of the mag. and was born in shock. He spent 10 days in NICU. He only had breathing problems in his first 3 hours. I as back on bedrest due to high bp, but am now 9 weeks pp and doing well. Cayden is now 12 pounds and is a healthy boy!

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby jenny » Fri Jan 16, 2004 10:01 pm

Mom's name:Jenny
Dad's name: Chris
Baby's name: Christian Salvatore
Weight at birth: 4lbs. 4 and 1/4oz.
Christian was born at 34+ weeks due to severe pre-eclampsia.He spent about 5 days in N.I.C.U. and is now in a graduate nursery.He is batteling jaundice but feeding well and has not needed any help breathing.Here is a link to my web page ,where there is a picture of our miracle....

Mommy to Zarse,Holly,and Christian

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Postby hutced » Thu Jan 15, 2004 12:50 am

Baby boy Evan Matthew was born on 10-21-03 @3:29am to Sean 37 and Denise 32 of Marietta, GA. He is 5lbs 6 oz and 19 inches long born at 35 weeks, mom was induced due to PIH/PE. During labor mom had a placental abruption and Baby spent 8 days in the NICU with premature lungs and on a respirator, severe jaundice and infection. He is now healthy and happy. Moms BP still high and on meds.

Scary birth came close to loosing baby.

Thanks for this web site. Thank goodness I followed your advice which is why I think my baby is here today.

Emily 3-6-02 41 1/2wks, 7lbs15oz
Evan 10-21-03 35wks, 5lbs6oz, PIH/PE

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby tafkap » Wed Oct 15, 2003 00:55 am

Mom's Name: Jessica Smith
City/State: Denver, Colorado
Age (opt): 24
Dad's Name: Corey
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of baby: Katherine Grace
Date of Birth: 10-13-2003
Weight: 6 lbs 5 oz
Length: 19 inches

Diagnosis: Preeclampsia
Status: NICU

Mom's status: BP is still high, on lebatalol...finally off the mag as off 11 PM!! YEAH!!

Jessica & Corey~ baby #1
Katherine Grace due

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Postby shimmer » Tue Sep 09, 2003 07:36 pm

Mom's Name: Donna Hornsby (Shimmer)
City/State: Dallas, TX
Age (opt): 33
Dad's Name: Billy
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of baby: Laurelin Fae
Date of Birth: 9/3/2003; 3:21 p.m.
Weight: 6lb 3oz Length: 17"
Diagnosis: PreTerm Labor, PIH, Placenta Previa - Acreta. Post Surgical Hemmorage leading to a Hysterectomy and Blood transfusion which led to DIC.
Status: Baby in NICU for 4 days and now in Special Care possible coming home on the 10th day

Laurelin 9/4/03- 35weeker
PIH - 21wks.
Placenta Previa found at 23wks, 27wks, 31wks & 34wks.
PreTerm Labor - 30wks.
Procardia every 4hrs Bedrest - 32wks
Placenta Acreta - Partial Hysterectomy - DIC

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby kathyc » Thu Aug 07, 2003 08:17 pm

Mom's Name: Kathy
City/State: Louisiana
Age (opt): 35
Dad's Name: Gavin
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of baby: Audrey Elizabeth
Date of Birth: 7-25-03, 11:19am
Delivery: Emergency C-section
Weight: 5lb 2 oz
Length: 18 1/4 inches

Diagnosis: Preeclampsia, Placental Abruption
Status: After 9 days in the NICU, she is home with Mommy, Daddy, and Big Sister Abigail.

After a VERY frightening birth, Mom and Baby are happy to be settling in and getting to know each other. Audrey is such a sweetie! Click the link below for her web page.

Kathy (35)
DH Gavin
DD Abigail 8-10-01
Baby Audrey, Born 7-25-03 at 33 weeks 6 days~Placental Abruption

Audrey's homepage
Password: Coldwell

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby jennie » Wed Aug 06, 2003 06:56 am

Mom's Name: Jennie
State: Florida
Age: 28
Dad: Greg
Sex: Girl
Name: Kelly Ruth
Birthday: July 9, 03
Weight: 6 lb 15 oz
legnth: 19 1/2"

Diagnosis: PIH, mild pre-e
Status: great

alex- 12/00-39 weeks PIH
kelly- 7/9/03 - 38 weeks PIH/ with mild pe at the end.

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby leighann » Sun Jul 27, 2003 10:34 pm

Mom's Name: Leighann
City/State: Illinois
Age (opt): 26
Dad's Name: Charles
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of baby: Gabrielle Marie
Date of Birth: 7-23-03, 12:45am
Delivery: Vaginal, induced with pitocin and cervidil
Weight: 6lb 8 oz
Length: 18 inches

Diagnosis: Preeclampsia
Status: Home with mommy and daddy, and she has a fully functional set of lungs [;)]

Leighann 26
DH-Charles 30
EDD #1 8/8/03
Diagnosed with pre-eclampsia at 28w3d. On bedrest until Gabrielle arrives! [:(]
Induction is 7/18 at 37w! [:D]

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby josie » Mon Jul 21, 2003 00:41 am

Mum's Name: Josie
City/State: Mt Gambier. Australia
Age: 31
Dad's Name: Phil
Boy or Girl: Boy
Name of baby: Harrison James
Date of Birth: 7-7-03
Weight 6lb 15oz
Length 47.5cm
Delivery: Planned c-section
Status: Great: Mother and Baby both well

After having severe pre-e and hellp with my last pregnancy it was great to have an uneventful birth and to be able to enjoy being a new mum!
It has been great having this site for support and information throughout the pregnancy.


Ryleigh Kate 23 Dec 01 36 wks (Pre-E &HELLP)

EDD 23 July 03

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Re : Birth Announcements

Postby catherine » Sat Jul 19, 2003 11:49 am

Mom's Name: Catherine O'Connell
City/State/Country: Little Rock, AR
Age: 36
Dad's Name: David
Boy or Girl: Girl
Name of Baby: Chloe Elizabeth
Date of Birth: July 2, 2003, 00:36 a.m.
Weight: 5 lb 5 oz
Logon Name: Catherine
Delivery: C-section
Status: Fine--mom and baby home and well

Chloe is doing really well, once again a barely 36 weeker but no preeclampsia or HELLP!! Thanks to everyone who e-talked me through my nerves during this pregnancy. I cannot begin to say how excited I was to not get sick this time.

Chloe and her brother and sister can be viewed at this site (at last)

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