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A Little (pink) Pot Pourri - at last!

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PotPourri Fri 17-Dec-04 22:19:15

Well, after waiting a full 2 weeks past my due date and trying just about every labour-inducing trick in the book, the last stage of induction finally brought us our little pink bundle - Elizabeth Bronwen, at 5.20am on Thursday 16th. She is absolutely gorgeous, and already a daddy's girl - much to DH's delight.

Labour itself was tough to say the least - I was started off on Monday night, 18 hours of strong contractions which then stopped when the prostin wore off. Then had waters broken, then finally had to have the drip, and found out I would not be able to have an epidural or any assisted delivery as I have shockingly low platelets (to do wtih how your blood clots). I was eventually getting set up for a cesaerean under general anesthetic and suddenly it all kicked off and I went from 3cm to 10 in about half an hour - my behaviour apparently signalled things had moved on (poor DH ). And then a little pink bundle arrived - the biggest surprise of the whole event. Just got back from hospital tonight and we are settling very well into family life.

CountessDingDongDrac Fri 17-Dec-04 22:20:01

Ahh lovely lovely lovely! Many congratulations and I love her name xxxx

FimboCLAUS Fri 17-Dec-04 22:20:43

Hope you are ok after the birth. Congratulations on your little pink bundle. xx

littlemissbossy Fri 17-Dec-04 22:21:21

Congratulations x

Hulababy Fri 17-Dec-04 22:21:41

Congratulations and welcome to Elizabeth Bronwen

Frieda Fri 17-Dec-04 22:29:00

Many congratulations, and what pretty names! Birth sounded a bit gruelling, but well done you – and it sounds as though she was well worth it!
(Maybe see you both in Wiltshire one of these days, if we ever get our act together!)

motherinfestivemood Fri 17-Dec-04 22:32:00

How lovely.

coppertop Fri 17-Dec-04 22:33:13

Congratulations!

christmasstuffing Fri 17-Dec-04 22:41:02

what a lovely christmas present, and a great excuse to get out of cooking the turkey on the day . congratulations on your little girls and you have choosen a beautiful name xxx

christmasstuffing Fri 17-Dec-04 22:41:56

sorry, girl not girls

BeachedWhale Sat 18-Dec-04 08:32:01

Many congratulations PP. Hope you are recovering well.Have a fabulous Xmas with your little pink bundle.

Yorkiegirl Sat 18-Dec-04 08:36:41

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collision Sat 18-Dec-04 11:18:48

At last!! I have been asking over and over again about what had happened to you!

Great news and lovely name.

Are you sticking with us on the Nov parents or moving to Dec parents??

Congratulations.

bunny2 Sat 18-Dec-04 12:05:51

CONGRARULATIONS!!!!!!!

Great news to start the wekend.m Enjoy your pink surprise - I am adoring mine!

SnowmAngeliz Sat 18-Dec-04 12:09:51

Congratulations++++++++

Gem13 Sat 18-Dec-04 12:26:04

Congratulations and welcome to Elizabeth Bronwen

Take it easy over Christmas and enjoy her!

FlosstyTheSnowman Sat 18-Dec-04 12:37:46

Congratulations PP! So lovely to hear that you've finally had your lovely little daughter! I came on here specially cause I was thinking about you! Sorry things sounded like such a hard time. Sure it is all worth it now. xxxxx

Nimme Sat 18-Dec-04 14:38:31

Congratulations PP!

Sounds like a tough time but you sound happy and positive. Enjoy your pink bundle.

DingDongDinosaurOnHigh Sat 18-Dec-04 14:51:00

Fabulous news PotPourri! (Not the tough labour though.) I was wondering about you last night! Many many congratulations - hope you will bring her out to lunch in the City after Christmas.

sis Sat 18-Dec-04 19:35:37

Congratulations!

georginatheRednoSedreindeer Sat 18-Dec-04 21:04:07

at last! Many congratulations. lovely names too.Hope you recover from the birth soon

RonnieTinselBaby Sat 18-Dec-04 22:45:19

Congrats

Lua Sun 19-Dec-04 00:22:39

Congratulations PP. I am really glad it had a haapy and pink ending. Enjoy!

redshoedreindeer Sun 19-Dec-04 19:59:11

Congratulations! Well done for getting through a tough labour...and enjoy your new dd, little girls are special

hana Mon 20-Dec-04 11:14:50

congratulaitons potpourri on little Elizabeth Bronwen! Such a beautiful name!
Hope you're recoving now and getting lots of TLC from everyone around you.
2 weeks late, well, she just was too cozy wasn't she?
Enjoy every minute!
love hana
x

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