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My baby girl has arrived!

PostPosted: Feb 10, 2011 12:05 pm
by argirl26
Olivia Anne was born January 25 at 11:48 am - 7 lb 4 oz and 19.6 inches long. Had a case of jaundice that forced her back into the hospital to go under the big blue lights for a few days, but she is doing great now. We are in love!! She was definitely worth the hellish pregnancy, although it's a shame it has to be that way for us HGers.

I was induced, and despite my apprehension the birth couldn't have gone better. I went in the night before and they gave me Cervidil and an Ambien before bed. I had painless contractions all night, and the doctor broke my water at 6:30 am - and that's when I got the Pitocin and epidural. By 10:30 I was 5 cm dilated and she was born a little over an hour later after I pushed through four contractions. Didn't feel a thing.

The best part? The last time I threw up was the morning of January 25. I finally feel like myself again. You ladies were right! Thanks so much for all of the support y'all have given.

(I can't figure out how to post a pic. Is there a thread that explains how?)

PostPosted: Feb 10, 2011 3:23 pm
by JEBE
Congratulations!

PostPosted: Feb 10, 2011 4:47 pm
by nekorachan
congrats! i'm glad things went well for you and that you're HG free!

PostPosted: Feb 11, 2011 7:34 am
by E-Mom
Congratulations! I love welcoming my HG friends to the other side. Just when you think you'll never be the same again...

Welcome, Olivia Anne. I'm so glad you made it here safely.

PostPosted: Feb 11, 2011 8:55 pm
by DivineLotus
Congrats! So glad ur HG free. Can't wait.

PostPosted: Feb 14, 2011 1:23 pm
by Lori875
Congrats on the baby girl! I'm glad that you're feeling better now as well! :D

PostPosted: Feb 18, 2011 7:42 pm
by slterwil
olivia Anne is just a beautiful name!!! love it! Congrats and welcome to the world little one :-)