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Our little Anabelle is here!

Postby Kate » May 24, 2011 10:03 am

I have been dreaming of this moment for so long. After ttcing for years, many loses, and 4 surgeries I am so excited to say Anabelle was born on Tuesday May 17th at 9:30 am weighing 7 lbs 5 oz and 19 1/2 inches long.

She spent 5 days in the NICU which was a completely terrifying time. Her APGARs were low when she was born and she was slow to respond. Her sugars were only 30 and she wouldn't tolerate feeding. So off to the NICU she went. It took her a bit to wean off the IV sugar they were giving her and to regulate her temperature on her own. All of the results we have received have all been normal. There are still some pending ones that will take awhile to come back and I have to take her to the hospital for some tests this afternoon.

I'm just so in love







I have so many more up on facebook if you want to see more of my little cutie :wink:
<3 Kate <3



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Postby AmandaN » May 24, 2011 11:17 am

She is so precious and absolutely beautiful :D . Congrats Kate.
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Postby mia1976 » May 24, 2011 1:25 pm

Congrats!!!!!!!! So happy it's all over for you and you can enjoy that little lady!!! Hope all test results continue to come back normal.

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Postby kathleen » May 24, 2011 1:51 pm

She is absolutely stunning Kate! I love the picture of Ryan kissing her and you can tell he's pushing into her little cheeks, very precious! Congrats!

ETA: Wanted to ask how he feel about being a big brother :D
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Postby DivineLotus » May 24, 2011 2:46 pm

Shes so beautiful. What cheeks she has :) ... Congrats and HG free!
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Postby garnet » May 24, 2011 3:12 pm

Congratulations Kate!!!! She is just beautiful and I am sooo happy for you! The picture of Ryan kissing her is just precious. <3

Our little ones were born on the same day, and unfortunately both headed to the NICU. I'm so glad your little girl is home with you now though. I can't wait to join you on that one!

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Postby saskHG#2 » May 24, 2011 3:28 pm

So adorable. I'm so happy this battle is finished for you and you can finally enjoy being a momma of two little angels. She's beautiful! Enjoy!
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Postby DebbieS » May 24, 2011 9:08 pm

What a beautiful treasure you have there! Congratulations. Loved the photos (is her hair fair?). That time spent in NICU would have been scary.
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Postby janbabe » May 25, 2011 4:24 am

Congratulations again!! Its been a long hard road for you, Im so happy that you finally have such a beautiful baby here in your arms. She's absolutely gorgeous! :D :D :D :D

PS Can you pm me your address here or on FB, I have a little pressie for Anabelle xxx
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Postby katekate » May 25, 2011 12:43 pm

Kate, I'm absolutely thrilled for you, she is beautiful. After everything you've been through this is wonderful news. I hope all the outstanding results are normal - she certainly looks like a healthy little girl now.

P.S. love the name - you'll see why when I manage to post my announcement ;)

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Postby hirschytunes » May 26, 2011 7:25 am

so extremely happy for you and your family!! I know this has been a difficult journey for you all. What an incredibly beautiful blessing she is!
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Postby becca93 » May 26, 2011 9:00 pm

Hurrah! She's darling.
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Postby E-Mom » May 26, 2011 9:48 pm

I cant smile big enough for you!
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Postby *Mel* » May 26, 2011 11:26 pm

I Love her to pieces already! I can't wait to get my hands on her .. congrats <3 She's a beautiful Melyn :)
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Postby JEBE » May 27, 2011 12:21 pm

she's so cute! Congratulations! Ryan looks so in love with her!
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Postby Caitlin's mom » May 27, 2011 1:42 pm

I'm so happy for all of you!!! I love her smooshy little cheeks :)


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Postby Shyonelisa » May 27, 2011 9:07 pm

Congrats!!!! I am so very happy for you, and I will be sending a PM.
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Postby Cin » May 29, 2011 9:30 pm

I have to say she is one of the prettiest newborns I have ever seen. Wow.

Once again, congrats and much love.
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Postby deb » May 31, 2011 3:51 am

what a wonderfully happy end! (or beginning, i should say!) much love to you and your family, i'm so happy for you!!

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