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May 2010: Final call for May babies - please exit the waiting lounge & head for the arrivals desk!

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cupcakefairy Fri 21-May-10 09:44:27

New thread to welcome some more new babies! Let's have a flurry this weekend please!

AnAngelWithin Fri 21-May-10 09:54:09

woop woop!!! yes all babies ASAP please!!! smile

cupcakefairy Fri 21-May-10 10:02:46

THE NEW ARRIVALS

11 April LuckyC, GIRL MATILDA, 14.47
15 April ForcesSweetheart, GIRL, MOLLY, 10.27, 7lbs 6ozs
16 April Littleowls, BOY JOEL, 14.40, 4lb 8oz
16 April Memorylapse, GIRL, OLIVIA GRACE, 6.17pm, 6lbs 11.5ozs
27 April Brightredballoon, GIRL, ?, 10am, 7lb 12oz
27 April Pagen, BOY, JACK JOHN, 7.30am, 9lbs 2ozs
29 April littleonemum, GIRL, LUX EMILIE, 9.40pm, 7lbs 7 ozs
04 May fiveisanawfullybignumber, GIRL, FLORENCE MARGARET GRACE, 6.14pm,
04 May hormonalmum, GIRL
05 May sweetkitty, BOY, JACOB DAVID JOHN, 4.52am, 8lbs 5ozs
05 May Mustbemadno3 GIRL, LILLIA VICTORIA SOFIA, 05.05am 6lbs 8ozs
06 May Alle, BOY, OSCAR, 12.20pm 6lbs 8ozs
06 May alexw, GIRL, JULIA MAUD, 7lbs2oz
07 May TwentiethCenturyHeffa, BOY, CORIN, 7lbs1oz
08 May Lizzie9442, GIRL, LOUISE, 9.01pm, 10lbs
10 May Hobnobfanatic, GIRL
11 May 30ish, BOY, OLIVER JAMES, 10:05am, 9lbs 7oz.
12 May kateyjane, BOY, THOMAS EDWARD, 11.29am, 7lbs 12ozs
13 May MarquiseDeMerteuil, BOY, FELIX BENJAMIN, 5lbs 15oz
14 May itshappenedagain, GIRL, FLORENCE ELEANOR, 5.22am, 8lb 6oz
14 May TomlinTowers, GIRL, SOPHIE MAE, 8.43am, 9lbs 7oz
15 May pigleychez, GIRL, LUCY OLIVIA, 9.30am 7lbs 12oz
16 May Wibblela, GIRL, 12.22pm
17 May pamelat, BOY, ALEXANDER, 12.14pm, 7lbs 8oz
18 May squirtsmum, GIRL, REBECCA LOUISE, 1.37am, 9lbs 14.5oz
18 May MinnieMummy, GIRL, 8.31am, 10lbs 11oz
18 May KatnKankles, GIRL, AVA ROSE, 8lbs 14oz
19 May Sweetpeasmum, GIRL, SOPHIE ELIZABETH, 6.38am
20 May Sassles, BOY, SAMUEL?, 9lbs 4oz

THE WAITING LOUNGE

06 May - DorotheaPlenticlew, 35, #2, GIRL, Edinburgh
08 May - Asparagusaddict, ? , #1
10 May - Sophie2008, 28 #2 & #3 (TWINS!) BOY & GIRL
10 May - Gils, 28, #2, ?, Falkirk (Central Scotland)
12 May - Haribolicious 36, #2, BOY
12 May - LivsHannah 27, #2, BOY
12 May - slipperthief 34, #2, BOY, Cambs
13 May - Cith, 30, #1
13 May - TinyVeins, 29, #1
13 May - Mummymunchkins, 40, #3, BOY
14 May - Carikube, 36 #2 ?, Southampton
14 May - JamesAndTheGiantBanana, 28, #2 GIRL
14 May - CornishSAMum, 33, #1, ?, Cornwall
15 May - LuckyMiller, 33, #1
16 May - MoggMum, 38, #1
16 May - schipo 40, #1, BOY
16 May - Vicky204, 34, #1
16 May - Rachelfruitloop 35, #2 BOY, Chilterns Bucks (NW London area)
17 May - newmomma, 31, #2 GIRL Reading, Berks
17 May - Morph2 36 #1
17 May - KaffaCakes, ? , #1
19 May - cupcakefairy, 25, #1
20 May - LolaAnn, 22, #1, BOY
20 May - Aim, ?, #2, BOY
21 May - Suey2, 39, no2, GIRL
21 May - Mumofeag, 34, #3 BOY
22 May - Mollybob, 37 #3, Gender unknown, Bangor, Northern Ireland
23 May - RacquelWelsh, 38,#1 BOY
23 May - Nimk, 30, #1
23 May - myfirstbump, 26, #1, Shrewsbury
24 May - AnAngelWithin #5
24 May - Yorky, 31, #3
24 May - peakyispreggers, 27, #1 BOY
25 May - Den26, 26, #1 BOY Inverness, Scottish Highlands
26 May - booboomonster, 35, #2 GIRL, SW London
26 May - AliMouse, 40, #3 BOY
26 May - Glastocchick, 34, #1
31 May - Hollyoaks, 28, #2
31 May - ande, #4

Hope I got everyone right! ande I have added you to the waiting lounge too

Massive congrats to kat and sassles, lovely news! Gorgeous names too. Sassles hope you are recovering ok sounds like it was a bit traumatic

rachel EEP! I'm so excited for you! If I make it to my midwife appointment on Tues I might ask for a sweep. But I'm so hoping baby comes this weekend!

booboo how was the leg wax?? It's been a week since my bikini wax now; if baby doesn't appear soon it will start growing out again! grin

pigley fantastic news about getting some sleep, go Lucy!!

molly and angel sorry you've been feeling rough drink lots of orange juice, flush everything out of your system!

katey sorry you've been stressed by the weight issues hate that it makes mothers feel so guilty as it sounds like you've been doing so well with feeding. At least they're keeping an eye on him, better safe than sorry and all that but stick at it!

hollyoaks that was a post to rival rachel grin I know what you mean about names- some friends of dh's chose our favourite boys' name a couple of months back. We're still going to use it if it's a boy but don't want all dh's family etc thinking we copied hmm oh well.

Not a thing from me during the night or this morning...baby still happily squirming away and seems to have forgotten the way out. 40+2 today.

Yay, new thread! I like the title

Congratulations Sassles, hope you're resting and recovering well.

Rachel, how dramatic and exciting! Best of luck, going to miss your epic posts. grin

Carikube, how was the sweep?

Naff all happening here, had a big cry at dp last night because I'm so scared and tense about going into labour. I feel like it's never going to happen naturally while I'm this anxious! Perhaps I just need to get drunk. lol

AliMouse Fri 21-May-10 10:38:20

Hello All,

Congrats to Kat and Sassles!

I thought I was in labour last night for about 90 mins - regular pains as well and tightening, then it just disappeared. Tried not to be disappointed as I'm not due yet.

Woke up at 3am thinking about how I will do everything once DH goes back to work and ended up coming downstairs and writing a colour coded schedule for everyone. It's so anal it's frightening! But I slept really soundly once I'd done it. Now, if the men go hungry, there are no clean clothes, packed lunches or people aren't where they ought to be, it's their fault not mine!

My 10 year old has really got his head round what life with a newborn will be like, despite not really remembering his younger brother. He said, 'it's basically like you are working on a nightshift mum'. I thought that summed it up very well!

Have also just cleaned the inside of my washing machine. I really need to get this baby out and start behaving a bit more normally. That's not right.

Looking forward to a day in the sun with my 3 year old in the paddling pool. Happy days!

Good luck all of you having sweeps/feeling pains.

brightredballoon Fri 21-May-10 10:50:06

thanks for the new thread cupcake!

how exciting Rachel cant wait for news

pamelat you are a great mum, don't feel bad for any decision you make. Not sure if it helps but my DD was like that with feeding patterns at your DS's age, I had 4 days in hospital so I was able to sit and feed day and night but was told its normal and their tummies are so small. Now (3wks) DD2 goes varying amounts of time between feeds (just woken up from 3 hr nap) and then sometimes goes 1hr and wants more!

DD is outgrowing her "upto 1 month" clothes, awww its started already - she'aa growing up shock

brightredballoon Fri 21-May-10 10:52:58

congratulations Sassles Samuel is a lovely name

schipo Fri 21-May-10 11:02:19

Yay, new thread - excellent title cupcake.

Exciting times - great to hear sassles and kat have had arrivals

Rachel - fingers crossed for you, only slightly jealous wink

Saw a full display of newborns yesterday at NCT group meet up - they were so sweet - ranging in age between 6 to 1 week. Can't believe we'll really have one of our own soon. Their birth stories are all very diverse - and nothing like anyone's birth plan. It doesn't seem to matter at all in the end.

Still definitely waiting here - absolutely nothing happening if I lie down, but if I sit I get constant mild to slightly intense period pain, like yesterday and day before. Don't think yesterday's acupuncture did anything.

Best wishes to all with new borns and breast feeding and weight issues, and toddlers with potty training issues.

Good luck to everyone else waiting x

hi ladies, pleased to announce the arrival of Eric David this morning at 3.48, wait for it ... 11 lbs 2 oz! He's great, breast fed for 2 hours straight after! His head was delivered in the birthing pool, gas and air had run out, so no pain relief! Shoulders got a bit stuck so was whisked out of the pool to deliver the rest of him! Just a 2nd degree tear, i'm feeling good!

Blimey Rachel, 11lb 2oz? NO PAIN RELIEF? shock <faints clean away> that's got to be a thread record. He's a full 4lb more than my ds was, bloody well done you! grin

AnAngelWithin Fri 21-May-10 11:23:53

omg rachel....OUCH!!!!..... <<<bows down in awe!>>> CONGRATULATIONS though!!!!

alle01 Fri 21-May-10 11:32:34

hi all,
wow, mew thread already, and lots of babies, congrats!!!! to you all, and good luck for those still waiting, can't be long now...

i haven't read anything yet, just a quick post to say oscar and i are doing well, breastfeeding is improving, not perfect yet, but we have a lot of support from the local peers group, much better than than the midwifes... only we are not sleeping too much and can't concentrate on anything, but we are making it out of the house, a tiny bit,...
i'll keep popping up when i get the energy to turn the computer onsmile

ande Fri 21-May-10 11:38:49

Wow Rachel, congratulations on the arrival of Eric David! No pain relief shock

Big congratulations to sassles and kat too!

Thanks for adding me to the waiting lounge cupcakefairy and all the "welcomes" from everybody else!

Love the threads new name!

schipo Fri 21-May-10 11:40:51

Rachel! wow! well done!

memorylapse Fri 21-May-10 12:03:18

Rachel..much respectshock..what a big boy!

Morph2 Fri 21-May-10 12:16:36

Hi all
Just a quick update as i've been following the thread since last year but haven't posted that much.
Jacob Anthony was born 17 May at 7.50pm 6 lb 11 oz after what seemed like a never ending labour. waters broke 3am in the early hours of Saturday morning and then ended up being induced as contractions weren't progressing. First stage 15 hours, 2nd stage about 2 hours. Had epidural towards end of first stage but it didn't work and anetheatist (sorry don't know how to spell!) was in theatre so couldn't come back to sort it so just ended up with gas and air in end

sweetkitty Fri 21-May-10 13:10:15

Just marking this thread be back later

congratulations Rachel think you win hands down grin

AliMouse Fri 21-May-10 13:33:34

Congrats to rachelfruitloop - I am in awe. Well done that girl!

Big congrats morph! Sorry your epidural failed, you sound like you did really well without it though. Welcome to little Jacob, love the names.

first1 Fri 21-May-10 14:20:27

Congrats rachel you deserve a medal!
and Big congrats to morph too. Getting very jealous of all you ladies on "the other side" now! I'm 40+4 today Just realised I better add myself to the waiting lounge - great title to the new thread by the way!

Tmi - have any of you ladies delivered with thrush? blush I'm too scared to treat it at this late stage.

THE NEW ARRIVALS

11 April LuckyC, GIRL MATILDA, 14.47
15 April ForcesSweetheart, GIRL, MOLLY, 10.27, 7lbs 6ozs
16 April Littleowls, BOY JOEL, 14.40, 4lb 8oz
16 April Memorylapse, GIRL, OLIVIA GRACE, 6.17pm, 6lbs 11.5ozs
27 April Brightredballoon, GIRL, ?, 10am, 7lb 12oz
27 April Pagen, BOY, JACK JOHN, 7.30am, 9lbs 2ozs
29 April littleonemum, GIRL, LUX EMILIE, 9.40pm, 7lbs 7 ozs
04 May fiveisanawfullybignumber, GIRL, FLORENCE MARGARET GRACE, 6.14pm,
04 May hormonalmum, GIRL
05 May sweetkitty, BOY, JACOB DAVID JOHN, 4.52am, 8lbs 5ozs
05 May Mustbemadno3 GIRL, LILLIA VICTORIA SOFIA, 05.05am 6lbs 8ozs
06 May Alle, BOY, OSCAR, 12.20pm 6lbs 8ozs
06 May alexw, GIRL, JULIA MAUD, 7lbs2oz
07 May TwentiethCenturyHeffa, BOY, CORIN, 7lbs1oz
08 May Lizzie9442, GIRL, LOUISE, 9.01pm, 10lbs
10 May Hobnobfanatic, GIRL
11 May 30ish, BOY, OLIVER JAMES, 10:05am, 9lbs 7oz.
12 May kateyjane, BOY, THOMAS EDWARD, 11.29am, 7lbs 12ozs
13 May MarquiseDeMerteuil, BOY, FELIX BENJAMIN, 5lbs 15oz
14 May itshappenedagain, GIRL, FLORENCE ELEANOR, 5.22am, 8lb 6oz
14 May TomlinTowers, GIRL, SOPHIE MAE, 8.43am, 9lbs 7oz
15 May pigleychez, GIRL, LUCY OLIVIA, 9.30am 7lbs 12oz
16 May Wibblela, GIRL, 12.22pm
17 May pamelat, BOY, ALEXANDER, 12.14pm, 7lbs 8oz
18 May squirtsmum, GIRL, REBECCA LOUISE, 1.37am, 9lbs 14.5oz
18 May MinnieMummy, GIRL, 8.31am, 10lbs 11oz
18 May KatnKankles, GIRL, AVA ROSE, 8lbs 14oz
19 May Sweetpeasmum, GIRL, SOPHIE ELIZABETH, 6.38am
20 May Sassles, BOY, SAMUEL?, 9lbs 4oz

THE WAITING LOUNGE

06 May - DorotheaPlenticlew, 35, #2, GIRL, Edinburgh
08 May - Asparagusaddict, ? , #1
10 May - Sophie2008, 28 #2 & #3 (TWINS!) BOY & GIRL
10 May - Gils, 28, #2, ?, Falkirk (Central Scotland)
12 May - Haribolicious 36, #2, BOY
12 May - LivsHannah 27, #2, BOY
12 May - slipperthief 34, #2, BOY, Cambs
13 May - Cith, 30, #1
13 May - TinyVeins, 29, #1
13 May - Mummymunchkins, 40, #3, BOY
14 May - Carikube, 36 #2 ?, Southampton
14 May - JamesAndTheGiantBanana, 28, #2 GIRL
14 May - CornishSAMum, 33, #1, ?, Cornwall
15 May - LuckyMiller, 33, #1
16 May - MoggMum, 38, #1
16 May - schipo 40, #1, BOY
16 May - Vicky204, 34, #1
16 May - Rachelfruitloop 35, #2 BOY, Chilterns Bucks (NW London area)
17 May - first1, 22, #1, GIRL, Surrey
17 May - newmomma, 31, #2 GIRL Reading, Berks
17 May - Morph2 36 #1
17 May - KaffaCakes, ? , #1
19 May - cupcakefairy, 25, #1
20 May - LolaAnn, 22, #1, BOY
20 May - Aim, ?, #2, BOY
21 May - Suey2, 39, no2, GIRL
21 May - Mumofeag, 34, #3 BOY
22 May - Mollybob, 37 #3, Gender unknown, Bangor, Northern Ireland
23 May - RacquelWelsh, 38,#1 BOY
23 May - Nimk, 30, #1
23 May - myfirstbump, 26, #1, Shrewsbury
24 May - AnAngelWithin #5
24 May - Yorky, 31, #3
24 May - peakyispreggers, 27, #1 BOY
25 May - Den26, 26, #1 BOY Inverness, Scottish Highlands
26 May - booboomonster, 35, #2 GIRL, SW London
26 May - AliMouse, 40, #3 BOY
26 May - Glastocchick, 34, #1
31 May - Hollyoaks, 28, #2
31 May - ande, #4

Hobnobfanatic Fri 21-May-10 15:51:03

OMG, Rachel - incredible!
Well done, you!

Baby wants burping... back later!

booboomonster Fri 21-May-10 17:30:03

Just a quick post on the new thread. No news here.

sassles congratulations, great news!

rachel congratulations! Great weight!  Sounds like it was quick too!?

Well done both of you - hope to hear your birth stories when you get time! 

And - Morph, congratulations too ! Wow can't keep up with the births now! 

James try not to stress about the birth - your body will take control and I am sure you will be able to get epidural if you need it - they shouldn't gave told you otherwise. Try to rest and relax as much as poss, and think positively!  It is nervewracking but the baby will come out and you will be ok!  

hollyoaks leg waxing was surprisingly painful... But at least it didn't last for long - unlike labour!

sweetkitty Fri 21-May-10 17:32:13

congratulations morph that's a great name one of the best in fact, you have fantastic taste. Sounded like you had a tough time of it though still they are worth it

I am utterly shattered again today, was up from about 3 ish to 5ish, full change again (must research new nappies these Pampers are rubbish don't know if it is the news ones or size 1s or having a boy) and the new low of him being sick in my hair! He's just so hard to settle back donw again.

who was asking what I was doing, he gets up and has a good feed from one boob, gets winded and changed, then a feed from the other side, he usually falls off himself and possets up some milk. He either goes back to sleep or gets up and stares around then gets really unsettled fussing on and off any offered boobs or just whinging. Load of sshing and patting and eventually he will sleep.

cupcakefairy Fri 21-May-10 17:49:06

rachel!! shock I can't believe that weight, no wonder the bump was so big grin massive respect and welcome Eric! Fab name! Another quick labour too.

morph congrats to you too! Born on due date, prompt baby

James bless you having a bit of a meltdown I'm starting to realise how stressful being overdue is so really feel for you. So hoping this lovely sunny weekend will bring lots of babies with it

My RL friend with same due date has had a little girl today. I am so envy...I'm definitely losing this race!

cupcakefairy Fri 21-May-10 17:53:05

Little list update. Hopefully we'll hear from Den soon too after her section today

THE NEW ARRIVALS

11 April LuckyC, GIRL MATILDA, 14.47
15 April ForcesSweetheart, GIRL, MOLLY, 10.27, 7lbs 6ozs
16 April Littleowls, BOY JOEL, 14.40, 4lb 8oz
16 April Memorylapse, GIRL, OLIVIA GRACE, 6.17pm, 6lbs 11.5ozs
27 April Brightredballoon, GIRL, ?, 10am, 7lb 12oz
27 April Pagen, BOY, JACK JOHN, 7.30am, 9lbs 2ozs
29 April littleonemum, GIRL, LUX EMILIE, 9.40pm, 7lbs 7 ozs
04 May fiveisanawfullybignumber, GIRL, FLORENCE MARGARET GRACE, 6.14pm,
04 May hormonalmum, GIRL
05 May sweetkitty, BOY, JACOB DAVID JOHN, 4.52am, 8lbs 5ozs
05 May Mustbemadno3 GIRL, LILLIA VICTORIA SOFIA, 05.05am 6lbs 8ozs
06 May Alle, BOY, OSCAR, 12.20pm 6lbs 8ozs
06 May alexw, GIRL, JULIA MAUD, 7lbs2oz
07 May TwentiethCenturyHeffa, BOY, CORIN, 7lbs1oz
08 May Lizzie9442, GIRL, LOUISE, 9.01pm, 10lbs
10 May Hobnobfanatic, GIRL
11 May 30ish, BOY, OLIVER JAMES, 10:05am, 9lbs 7oz.
12 May kateyjane, BOY, THOMAS EDWARD, 11.29am, 7lbs 12ozs
13 May MarquiseDeMerteuil, BOY, FELIX BENJAMIN, 5lbs 15oz
14 May itshappenedagain, GIRL, FLORENCE ELEANOR, 5.22am, 8lb 6oz
14 May TomlinTowers, GIRL, SOPHIE MAE, 8.43am, 9lbs 7oz
15 May pigleychez, GIRL, LUCY OLIVIA, 9.30am 7lbs 12oz
16 May Wibblela, GIRL, 12.22pm
17 May pamelat, BOY, ALEXANDER, 12.14pm, 7lbs 8oz
17 May Morph2, BOY, JACOB ANTHONY, 7.50pm, 6lbs 11ozs
18 May squirtsmum, GIRL, REBECCA LOUISE, 1.37am, 9lbs 14.5oz
18 May MinnieMummy, GIRL, 8.31am, 10lbs 11oz
18 May KatnKankles, GIRL, AVA ROSE, 8lbs 14oz
19 May Sweetpeasmum, GIRL, SOPHIE ELIZABETH, 6.38am
20 May Sassles, BOY, SAMUEL?, 9lbs 4oz
21 May Rachelfruitloop, BOY, ERIC DAVID, 3.48am, 11lbs 2oz

THE WAITING LOUNGE

06 May - DorotheaPlenticlew, 35, #2, GIRL, Edinburgh
08 May - Asparagusaddict, ? , #1
10 May - Sophie2008, 28 #2 & #3 (TWINS!) BOY & GIRL
10 May - Gils, 28, #2, ?, Falkirk (Central Scotland)
12 May - Haribolicious 36, #2, BOY
12 May - LivsHannah 27, #2, BOY
12 May - slipperthief 34, #2, BOY, Cambs
13 May - Cith, 30, #1
13 May - TinyVeins, 29, #1
13 May - Mummymunchkins, 40, #3, BOY
14 May - Carikube, 36 #2 ?, Southampton
14 May - JamesAndTheGiantBanana, 28, #2 GIRL
14 May - CornishSAMum, 33, #1, ?, Cornwall
15 May - LuckyMiller, 33, #1
16 May - MoggMum, 38, #1
16 May - schipo 40, #1, BOY
16 May - Vicky204, 34, #1
17 May - first1, 22, #1, GIRL, Surrey
17 May - newmomma, 31, #2 GIRL Reading, Berks
17 May - KaffaCakes, ? , #1
19 May - cupcakefairy, 25, #1
20 May - LolaAnn, 22, #1, BOY
20 May - Aim, ?, #2, BOY
21 May - Suey2, 39, no2, GIRL
21 May - Mumofeag, 34, #3 BOY
22 May - Mollybob, 37 #3, Gender unknown, Bangor, Northern Ireland
23 May - RacquelWelsh, 38,#1 BOY
23 May - Nimk, 30, #1
23 May - myfirstbump, 26, #1, Shrewsbury
24 May - AnAngelWithin #5
24 May - Yorky, 31, #3
24 May - peakyispreggers, 27, #1 BOY
25 May - Den26, 26, #1 BOY Inverness, Scottish Highlands
26 May - booboomonster, 35, #2 GIRL, SW London
26 May - AliMouse, 40, #3 BOY
26 May - Glastocchick, 34, #1
31 May - Hollyoaks, 28, #2
31 May - ande, #4

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