We have a baby ...

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We have a baby ...
Tue, 09-11-2007 - 12:43am


Ezra Rain
Born: Tuesday, September 4th (10 days early)
          8lbs. 13oz. (my biggest baby)

I woke up at 4:04am and thought my water had broke.   I have never had my water break pre-labour before so I wasn't sure.   By 8am I was SURE ... I was contracting regularly (every 6 minutes and very intense) so I called the midwives to come over.      By the time they got here I was in the birthing pool and Ezra was born soon after.    A total of 2hrs. 33 minutes from the time I called the MWs to come and about 6 hrs after my water broke.

He was born in the water in the comfort of our bedroom in our own home.    It was a beautiful homebirth.

We are doing well and he is growing and gaining fast!   All of the older siblings ADORE him ... even Isaac who hasn't seemed phased by this blessed addition to our family.

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Tue, 09-11-2007 - 8:29pm

OMG Jess!!!
Congratulations on the beautiful baby boy you have added to the family! I am sure Chris is thrilled to add another boy!

He is gorgeous!
I have been checking here daily awaitning your announcement!

Glad things went so smooth and my goodness big bae in a tiny momma!

Hugs to all and Congrats again!

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Tue, 09-11-2007 - 11:32pm

Congratulations, Jess. He's gorgeous! (love his name too) So happy that you had such a beautiful birth, it actually sounds very similar to my last homebirth 3 months ago :) Take Care!


Oh, btw, were you ever able to get your vein problem under control?

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Wed, 09-12-2007 - 5:01pm
Awwww!!! Congrats!! That is just like my birth. 6 hours from water breaking and about 2 from when I called the m/w to come. So glad it went so well for you. He's georgeous!

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Thu, 09-13-2007 - 1:16pm

Congrats! Thanks for the added inspiration.


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Fri, 09-14-2007 - 10:50pm

Congrats! I've been checking in every so often to see if you'd had your baby yet and was so happy to see your announcement. He's absolutely beautiful and it sounds like a great -- if quick and intense -- homebirth.



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Mon, 09-17-2007 - 2:24pm
Jess I rarely get the chance to post these days but I saw this and wanted to send my CONGRATULATIONS!!! How awesome for you & your family to have such a beautiful and perfect baby boy to welcome home. Such a wonderful blessing! Enjoy your babymoon! Congats again.
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Sun, 09-23-2007 - 4:00pm

Congratulations Jess!

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Tue, 09-25-2007 - 11:58am

Thanks Andrea,

Ya know that vein problem actually cleared itself up around 25-27 weeks?!

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Tue, 09-25-2007 - 12:00pm

Ah that's funny!

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Tue, 09-25-2007 - 11:49pm

Congratulations! What a beautiful baby boy; he is just gorgeous. Your family must be thrilled.

Welcome Baby Ezra Rain, Big Boy!


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