Baby wanted his own day....

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Baby wanted his own day....

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Labor started at 3:00 am. Water broke on the way to the hospital. Doctor arrived at 4:09 and he was born at 4:15! Still making sure the name is right. He weighed 8lbs 5oz. 22inches long. His blood sugar is a little low, he has nursed twice. So I am hoping it will come back up on its own.

Oh and we got at the hospital at 4:04!

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Congratulations!!

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Amazing!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations and what a nice fast labor!!! WTTW baby boy!

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I knew he would be here soon! Congratulations!! Aidan had a tad low blood sugar when he was born too. I just nursed him as much as I could, and all was well. I'm glad you made it to the hospital. Smile

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Wow! I bet that was intense!! Congratulations mama! Biggrin

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I'm jealous!!! And congrats Smile

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Amazing labor! Congrats!!!!!i

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Holy fast labor!! Congrats, can't wait to hear his name Wink

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Congrats mama!!!!

Wow!! That was a fast labor! So happy for you all. Smile

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Oh my gosh! SO happy to see this this morning!!!!

Congratulations! Can't wait to hear the name!!!

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Wow, congratulations.

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Congrats so jealous of that labor! Can't wait to hear his name

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WOW! Congrats!!!!!!!

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Yay!! Congrats! What a speedy delivery! He is a cutie!

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Holy Moly! He was ready to come! Way to go mama! Super speedy delivery and a gorgeous boy!

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Congrats! He is a handsome boy!
You got there just in time, did your other labors move so quickly?

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congratulations holy that was a fast delivery Smile

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Yay!!! Congrats!

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Congratulations!!! Your labor makes me jealous. Haha. He's beautiful. Can't wait to hear his name. Smile

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All clean and dressed!

Thanks all! Yes it was really fast, I'll have to share the details later! He wants to sleep all the time! I have a feeling he will be up a lot tonight. He won't stay awake to nurse, but I finally got him to nurse for 20 minutes! So that was a relief!

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Aweeee, he looks so beautiful!!!!

DD was like that too. I had to strip her down to nurse and rub her feet to keep her away. Poor sweetie!

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Typical newborn behavior: Awake and alert for the first hour or two after birth then REALLY sleepy for the next 8-10! Totally normal. Smile

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DD slept for a 6 hour stretch during the day on her first day. I didn't bother to wake her up. She had nursed well before, and then again after. I remember thinking it was really weird though - apparently normal!

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Ema took two 7 hr stretches after her knee was set. I was pretty nervous, I kept trying to nurse her but she was too tired. I'm guessing its normal.

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Yup. Newborns are sleepy critters.

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He is precious! Smile