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Emma Grace...

She came via C-section in the early morning of Wednesday June 6th after 30 hours of very bad labor. If you remember I went into the hospital Monday night, so I only had 2-3 hours of relief from the epidural before they decided to send us for a C-section. Essentially, my labor stalled and I was running a pretty bad fever. It was actually at 104 during the surgery, so the baby got whisked off into the NICU and I ended up trapped at the hospital forever. I wasn't even in any shape to go to the NICU, so I didn't get to see her for almost 2 days, and had to fight the nurses sometimes just to try to get down there to breastfeed her. Not exactly what I wanted but...

All is well, we just got home yesterday (when my ex and I had our first fight, but that's another story) and I'm getting around pretty well. The baby is perfect. :)

She only cries when she's cold or has a dirty diaper or hungry, the rest of the time she either sleeps or just hangs out looking around with her big eyes ready for somebody to play with her. I hold her all I can, trying to make up for my lost time with her in the first few days of her life. She is my joy, and no matter what it took to get her here, I'd go through it all again in a minute. What a blessing we have, ladies.

I'm not having a lot of time these days, so am not sure how much I'll be online, but I wanted to thank you all for helping me to get through this. It was one of the tougher experiences of my life, and it would have been really hard without you all keeping me sane and answering all my questions. I wish you all the best with your own little blessings.

Monica
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Congratulations!!!! :-)
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Congrats. All you need to focus on is that
2137220 tn?1340741325
Thanx so much, I wish you the best with your little angel! Take care and many blessings your way!
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Awww. I didnt get to see my baby for two days either. It can be so hard! Good job staying strong and getting home! Good luck to you and congratulations on your little girl!
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Congratulations, I'm happy for you that you have such a content baby girl:)
1938385 tn?1332068714
awww congrats x
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Congrats!
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Congrats!
1898060 tn?1336423105
congrats!!!
1035252 tn?1427227833
she's beautiful, congrats!!!
2050045 tn?1343153733
Congrats!
1794093 tn?1357930759
She is is super cute!! congrats!
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