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Old 05-13-2005, 09:13 PM   #1
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Joseph Talon is HERE!

Well, FINALLY he is here. After TWO attempts of inductions, the little guy has come!
We were scheduled for an induction Tuesday morning, but I went into labor on my own LATE Monday night. We got to the hospital at 2:30AM Tuesday, and by 9:30 AM I had dilated to 9 CM's. Well, I STAYED at 9 cm's! We even tried Pit, and NOTHING. My doctor became concerned when she tried to put an internal contraction monitor inside and couldn't get it around the baby's head. She KNEW then I wouldn't have been able to push him out. So, a c-section was ordered. That was the WEIRDEST thing I have EVER gone through. Since I couldn't see anything, (because of the curtain in front of you) I was getting so nervous....UNTIL I heard Joey cry! Then I started bawling! I am GLAD I didn't push him out--he was 8#'s and 11 oz. 20 1/2 inches long. I NEVER would've been able to handle that! We are doing ok....Joey eats a TON! I lost a lot of blood, so I need to be on iron, and in general I am SORE.
Well, all the rest of you moms....HANG IN THERE! It is WORTH every second of not sleeping because of peeing through the night, all the morning sickness, and all the weight gain....
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Old 05-13-2005, 09:20 PM   #2
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Re: Joseph Talon is HERE!

Congratulations, so glad everything went ok!!!!!!!!!!

 
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Old 05-13-2005, 10:40 PM   #3
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Congrats! I know what you mean, it is so very worth it and I would glady do it again! Enjoy your little Joey!
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Old 05-14-2005, 02:47 AM   #4
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Congratulations!! I'm so happy for you!

 
Old 05-14-2005, 05:12 AM   #5
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Yay Packerfan Im so happy for you. I know how those big babies are too.lol CONGRATS to you. Get some rest and take care.

 
Old 05-14-2005, 05:27 AM   #6
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Re: Joseph Talon is HERE!

Alexis- Wow! I had a feeling we'd be hearing from you soon! I am so excited for you! I am glad to hear that you are doing well and that Joey is safe and healthy! Congrats !!!!!!

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Old 05-14-2005, 05:56 AM   #7
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Big congratulations! I am so happy for you all!! Glad everything turned out well! Enjoy!

 
Old 05-14-2005, 06:30 AM   #8
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Congratulations. Glad to hear you and baby are both doing well.

 
Old 05-14-2005, 07:03 AM   #9
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Alexis .. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I have been checking all week to see if there was any news on you and the baby! Enjoy your beautiful son!

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Old 05-14-2005, 07:14 AM   #10
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It's about time!!! I've been wondering what has been going on.
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Old 05-14-2005, 09:02 AM   #11
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Alexis ~ Congratulations! I know you are so happy that he is FINALLY here! Best wishes to you and yours!

 
Old 05-14-2005, 09:11 AM   #12
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Alexis- Congratulations! We aknew he would make his way out some how! Glad you are both doing well, take it easy! Hope to meet on the parenting board some day when we have a moment to ourselves!

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Old 05-14-2005, 09:26 AM   #13
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Congratulations!!!! I have been waiting for your post!

 
Old 05-14-2005, 09:56 AM   #14
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Congrats!!! I hope you recover well and enjoy your new little one!!!
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Old 05-14-2005, 07:01 PM   #15
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Congratulations!! Good to hear everythings ok.I wish you good luck and good sleep.

 
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