It's a Girl!!!

So, the baby's born, what comes next? Discuss your postpartum and parenting concerns here.
julieb
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It's a Girl!!!

Postby julieb » Wed Apr 28, 2010 04:01 pm

Makenna Elizabeth was born Saturday April 24 at 36w1d via scheduled c-section. I had an amnio the day before and she had mature lungs so we delivered due to her small size and my BP increasing. She weighed 4lbs. 8oz. and did so well!! She never spent a minute in the NICU and after the usual check-up and bath in the nursery, she came right back to my room. It was such a different experience to see my baby right after birth and be able to keep her in my room with me! My BP went down slightly while I was in the hospital and I am still keeping an eye on it at home, but this recovery is SO much easier than last time. I am so glad that we were able to catch things early and that I didn't end up with severe PE like last time. Makenna and I both came home yesterday and we are doing well, although I am exhausted :) I am posting a link to a picture, hopefully it works!

http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?pid=975182&id=1557230080

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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby sonja » Wed Apr 28, 2010 04:05 pm

Congratulations - I am so happy for you that things went so smoothly for you and that you are home together.

The link didn't work for me.

Take care and enjoy little Makenna.

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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby amandaoasis » Wed Apr 28, 2010 04:11 pm

Welcome Makenna! Congrats to you and your family.

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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby brandi101 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 04:33 pm

congrats im glad u are both healthy and home and the link didnt work for me either but i bet she is pretty

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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby sam10 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 04:41 pm

Congratulations! Glad to hear you are both doing so well.

The link did not work for me either.


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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby tree » Wed Apr 28, 2010 08:23 pm

Congrats!!!

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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby mnmom » Wed Apr 28, 2010 08:47 pm

Congratulations!

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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby ckthomas05 » Wed Apr 28, 2010 08:50 pm

Congrats! Great birthdate! (it's my daughter's as well)

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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby trish » Wed Apr 28, 2010 09:25 pm

Congrats!! So glad to hear you are both doing so well!! :)

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Re : It's a Girl!!!

Postby joker » Thu Apr 29, 2010 12:27 am

Congrats and glad to hear you are both doing so well!


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