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my little man has arrived!

Postby kjcolorado » Oct 22, 2010 9:49 pm

I was to be induced Monday night, but he had flipped to breech. I opted for the version the next morning. Of course by then he had flipped back! :)
On Tuesday they started the pitocin at 8:30am. By 3 pm I was at a 7 and he was born at 3:39pm. The doctor barely made it, and I think I only pushed once.
He was born at a healthy 5lb15oz (36w1d) and was 19 in long. They had the nicu nurses there due to gestation and my nutrition issues. He received a 9/9 on his apgars (which is unheard of in Colorado!) No problems breathing at all. They did have to warm him up a bit. He is great at nursing and my milk is coming in faster than expected. I got the feeding tube out that night when I proved I could hold down water. I have enjoyed not throwing up since his birth :)
Would love to add a picture, still trying to figure it out. Ok, got it!
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The support on this board is fantastic!

So, I got my tubes tied after he was born and the doctor found lesions inside my belly. Apparently, they were attached to my stomach which prohibited it from moving up as my uterus grew. She said it was super stretched and thought it may be responsible for ny being so sick. Interesting, but we will never know since it is obviously my last baby :)

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And Marek, born October 19, 2010.
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Postby lovemytannerman » Oct 22, 2010 10:01 pm

That is great news! I'm glad your little one is doing good and that your feeling better! That must be such a relief!

I plan on getting my tubes tied too..let us know how that recovery goes!

What did you name him?
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Postby lovemytannerman » Oct 22, 2010 10:02 pm

The pics just loaded for me..what a cutie you have there!!! :D
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Postby slterwil » Oct 23, 2010 8:20 am

he is just handsome as could be! Congratulations on his safe arrival, his awesome health, and you being HG free for life!!!!!! :-) Happy hugs comin' at you across the miles!!! Does he have a TougHGuy shirt yet? He certainly is a tough little guy.
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Postby DivineLotus » Oct 23, 2010 2:29 pm

Congrats! I can't wait to be in your shoes.
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Postby E-Mom » Oct 23, 2010 5:03 pm

Congratulations! He's beautiful. I'm so glad to hear you're vomit-free.
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Postby sweetpea » Oct 23, 2010 6:08 pm

Congratulations!!! Happy to hear things went so well, and that your little man is doing so great!
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Postby kjcolorado » Oct 23, 2010 9:34 pm

Thanks ladies. It is all kind of surreal.
I forgot to add, we named him Marek Nathan.
The recovery from the tubal is not too bad. A real sore belly, but I am on day 3 after and my muscles are feeling a lot better.
Thanks again.
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And Marek, born October 19, 2010.
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Postby Cin » Oct 23, 2010 9:55 pm

Awesome! Welcome to being HG free!!!!
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Postby KSmith1 » Oct 26, 2010 11:58 am

Congrats congrats! He is just adorable!

I'm so happy that you are a "non-puker" now. Enjoy your tiny one!
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Postby KarenJ » Oct 26, 2010 4:10 pm

Congrats!
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Postby Danielle31 » Oct 26, 2010 10:44 pm

The pictures brought tears to my eyes! Much love as you move out of the HG phase!! :)
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Postby SCUK » Oct 27, 2010 7:35 am

Congratulations, your little man is beautiful. Enjoy being HG free!

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Postby jandonley » Feb 21, 2012 1:38 am

congratulations!
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Re: my little man has arrived!

Postby krsweetpea » Aug 27, 2012 1:36 pm

Congrats!
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