Juliette Whitney is here!

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Juliette Whitney is here!

I had Juliette yesterday morning by c-section. She weighed 9lbs and 2oz and was 21 1/4 inches long and absolutely perfect. We are all home from the hospital tonight and I could not be happier. This is my third c/s at the same hospital and I could not be more unhappy with the experience. I had to be put in a double room with another c/s mom and it super sucked. When my ob's office came to check on me today they were absolutely shocked they did that. My actual ob came after work today to apologize and said that if I was up for it he would let me go home. I almost jumped out of the bed and yelled Yes! Juliette was doing so well, and her ped is a personal friend, so he agreed to release her as well. Baby fussing more later with pics!

40 weeks a 4 days pg - so ready to be done!

DH helping MIL get ready to go into the OR

The first time I get to see my little girl

Juliette looks like she's too big for the bassinet!

Daddy holding baby Juliette

Biggest sister Isabelle holding Juliette for the first time

Don't be fooled she has no love for the bouncer! Smile

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Lindsay, Congats! Its a girl!!! So exciting! Bummer about your cruddy hospital experience, but if it scored you the chance to go home early then I guess maybe it was worth it! Can't wait to see pics.

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congrats on your sweet baby girl!!! juliette is a beautiful name! can't wait to see photos. i'm glad everything went well with the c-section, but i can't imagine having a shared room after that. SO glad they let you discharge early! i'm really hoping i can leave the hospital after one night, too. best of luck with your recovery. how are the big sisters doing?

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Congrats on Juliette! Three girls are wonderful! Glad to hear everyone is doing well.

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Congratulations! I loooove the name Juliette!

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Congratulations!! Have been thinking of you and now so glad to hear everything went well! Can't wait to see pictures!

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Yay! Congratulations!! I love her name and can't wait to see pictures of her! I'm sorry your experience wasn't very pleasant and I'm happy you were able to be released early. I bet her sisters are in love. Smile

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I didn't even know sharing rooms still existed!! Sorry Sad Congrats and can't wait to see pics!

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Congratulations on your new baby girl Lindsay!!

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Congrats! Wow, so you were up to leaving the hospital so quickly after the surgery?

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Congrats on her being born! Sorry your experience at the hospital sucked, but at least you got to go home early!

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Bumping because I don't know how to edit the title. Smile
I really was ready to go home the second day. I can take painkillers and lay around just as easily at home. Smile I still can't believe that I had to share a room. The lady next to me was a FTM and had a ton of people come to visit her, she also had a rough birth experience and was in a lot of pain so she was calling for a nurse all the time. In addition to all that she was having a hard time nursing and called the lactation consultant in several times. She also turned on the overhead lights about 5 times during the night to do various things. I don't begrudge her any of that, it was her birth experience as well, but I will be composing a very pointed letter to the hospital admin about how miserable my experience was. I will also be going over my detailed bill with a fine tooth comb to make sure that the hospital did not charge me for one asprin that I didn't take. Furious doesn't even come close to how I feel about the whole thing. I'm so sorry to dump here, but you guys can understand how this really did detract from my birthing experience. Thanks for listening to all that.

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I just realized you posted pictures...she is precious!!

Definitely write the letter. I can't believe you had to share a room. So sorry. Sad