I had our baby! :-)

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I had our baby! :-)

Post by peridot » Tue Sep 23, 2008 4:08 pm

Birth story and pics are on my blog. :-) Things are going well and the girls are really enjoying their new sister. :-)
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We are going to use Bigger w/ 10yr-will be 11 (with extensions) & 8yr old & LHFHG with 5yr old-will be 6. :-)

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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by Kathleen » Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:04 pm

Congratulations, April!! :D :D What a precious new little girl...I just love looking at those sweet little faces (and the smell of those little baby heads.. :wink: ) I'm so glad that everything went well for you. What a quick delivery! Good thing you were planning on having her at home. That would have been quite the shock to someone who wasn't prepared.

Now, I'm praying that you'll get the much-needed rest that any new mama needs, and that you're family will continue to adjust well to your newest family member. Enjoy!
:D Kathleen
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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by water2wine » Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:39 pm

Oh April your blog brought tears to my eyes. She is so beautiful. Enjoy her! What a precious gift. :D So glad you are back but take care of yourself. It sounds like you did really well. You are the woman! :D She is beautiful!
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Post by trustinghim » Tue Sep 23, 2008 5:54 pm

Wow!! Congratulations April, what an amazing birth story!!!

Such a beautiful little girl, I love the name too :D

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Post by inHistiming » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:04 am

A beautiful baby girl! I am so glad you were able to deliver safely, even without assistance. I know some moms have done that (and may even prefer it) but it's a scary thought for me because our births have always been a bit unusual...problems with the child/delivery, etc. I am so happy that God protected you all throughout the birth. Enjoy your new baby girl! :D

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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by Carly » Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:38 am

Thanks for sharing your news and birthstory.
She's so cute!!


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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by holyhart » Wed Sep 24, 2008 7:05 am


WOW! :shock: What a birth! I can't believe that it happened so quickly! My hubs would have been totally freaked out! :lol: Praising God that everyone is healthy and doing well. What an experience to be able to do it yourself like that. Like InHistiming, I would have probably died had I done that (had complications after both Joshua and Lillian...with her it took them over an hour to get my bleeding under control and they had to use two differnent meds to get that done and still were undecided if I needed a blood transfusion or go into the OR). God is amazing in how He knew what you needed to connect with that precious little girl.

Thanks for sharing your story and pictures! What a sweet bundle of blessings.
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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by eazbnsmom » Wed Sep 24, 2008 7:26 am

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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by crlacey » Wed Sep 24, 2008 10:57 am

Wow!!! That's all I can say. Congrats on your little girl. Glad you and baby are doing well.
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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by Amey » Wed Sep 24, 2008 1:04 pm

Wow! That's incredible! I can't even imagine having a baby so quickly and easily! I average 20 hours of labor usually..what a blessing! Congratulations, and I love your website :)
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Post by my3sons » Thu Sep 25, 2008 2:12 pm

I have really quick deliveries too - in fact, our doctor has never gotten her "scrubs" on in time for them! :D What a beautiful blessing your baby is! Take care of yourself now, and rest up as much as you can. May God continue to bless you and your home! :D

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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by MamaMary » Thu Sep 25, 2008 2:20 pm

Oh April, what a beautiful BEAUTIFUL birth story. You did an amazing job! I cannot even imagine how scary and wonderful that was. Praise the Lord from whom all blessings flow...., Mary
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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by anointedhsmom » Thu Sep 25, 2008 8:41 pm


Rebekah is so beautiful and her birth story is wonderful. What a wonderful story you can share with her as she grows.

Just take care of yourself and enjoy this time. Soak it up because it goes by so quickly. I still wish I could go back to my 2 year old being a newborn. Remember that Rebekah IS school right now. There's nothing better than real life to teach from.

Blessings to your whole family!
Paige in TN
Joshua 14 & Jacob 7


Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by netpea » Thu Sep 25, 2008 9:10 pm

Congratulations April! What an amazing delivery you had! Praise the Lord! He is wonderful! I am so happy for you!

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Re: I had our baby! :-)

Post by gracelikerain » Thu Sep 25, 2008 11:12 pm

Praise God! Your amazing story brought tears to my eyes!
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