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Finally after being 13 days overdue, our baby daughter is here.

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insertwittynicknameHERE Sat 01-Aug-09 22:34:20

Amy Louise was born on 30 July at 05.18am weighing 7 lbs 3.5 ounces.
She is doing fantastically and feeding well.

Went in on Wednesday for an induction, had a pessary at 11am nothing happened, had another at 5.30pm and still nothing!!
DH went home that evening, DD1 was at my parents so that DH could rush back to me if I needed him.

I woke up at around 2am with a strong contraction, got up and ran a bath, the contractions were coming about every 6-7 minutes then all of a sudden every minute or so. I rang DH and bless him he got there about 15 minutes later lol.
I was in the bath when DH arrived but was very uncomfortable so got out and started on the gas and air (great stuff!! grin), then asked for more pain relief and had some pethidine (not so great stuff)

In the end I was screaming for an epidural which they just managed to get in about 45 minutes before she was born, so I was still able to feel a lot of it but it took the edge right off grin

Labour only lasted approx 2.5 hours and I was only pushing for 5 minutes or so.

DD1 is completely besotted with DD2 smile

sweetkitty Sat 01-Aug-09 22:36:55

Congratulations on the birth of your new baby girl, lovely names too

(PS now you can use your P&T in newborn/toddler mode smile)

K999 Sat 01-Aug-09 22:38:51

How lovely! Congratulations! smile

insertwittynicknameHERE Sat 01-Aug-09 22:44:06

Sweetkitty, I have been dying to use it in the newborn/toddler mode grin. Taking Amy to get registered on Monday so will get to use it then.

sweetkitty Sat 01-Aug-09 22:50:06

grin my DD3 loved it when she was a baby she would sleep all the time in it tucked up at the back (unusual for her she wasn't the best sleeper)

Enjoy your new baby and pram grin

magbags Sun 02-Aug-09 09:08:23

Congratualtions and well done! smile

MamaG Sun 02-Aug-09 09:15:50

Well done

claireybee Sun 02-Aug-09 09:17:09

Congratulations smile

FabBakerGirlIsBack Sun 02-Aug-09 09:19:28

Hey you.

Have been waiting to hear, even posted a thread blush

So fantastic to hear all went well.

freyski Sun 02-Aug-09 09:21:55

well done, lovely name

LuluMaman Sun 02-Aug-09 09:41:06

congratulations smile

insertwittynicknameHERE Sun 02-Aug-09 11:34:42

Thanks everyone grin

Fab, thank you for thinking of me, I didn't see the thread.

LeninGrad Mon 03-Aug-09 05:46:26

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