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Mum2ela now also mum to baby boy Luca! :)

38 replies

Mum2Ela · 03/11/2004 09:12

My gorgeous baby boy, Luca, arrived yesterday at 9.48am after a speedy 2 and a bit hour labour!! 7lb 11oz.

My waters broke at about 5.45am and I got to hospital at about 8. Had mild contractions from half seven, then severely from half eight. I asked for the gas and air and so they examined me, when I was told I was fully dilated and ready to have the baby! Result!

It was more painful than I remember but can't compain as I did not tear and didn't need any stitches.

We were home by tea time yesterday afternoon and had the family round for champers. A brilliant day all round and I feel thoroughly pleased with myself!

DD in awe of Luca, shes been so good with him and she slept all night even when baby was testing his lungs!! Hes feeding well, every hour and a half til 3.30am and then he left me alone til 7.30am, which can't be bad!!

I am so grateful to the doctor who managed to turn Luca a couple of weeks ago from the breech position he had been in for the previous 7 weeks! Without that I would have had to have a c-section and would still be laid up now, not feeling fab as I do!!

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melsy · 03/11/2004 09:14

OOH wowo mum2ela , havent spoken in an age , CONGRATULATIONS. Hello Luca. Glad you feel fab .

Northerner · 03/11/2004 09:16

Congratulations!!! That's a lovely story. Luca is a beautiful name.

You'll need to cahnge your MN name now - can't leave out your little boy!

Angeliz · 03/11/2004 09:16

Mum2Ela, Congratulations and welcome to Luca,(gorgeous name) +

(BTW, that's exactly the kind of birth i plan to have )

Mosschops30 · 03/11/2004 09:22

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Ellaroo · 03/11/2004 09:29

Congratulations, I love his name! Glad you are feeling so well.

nailpolish · 03/11/2004 09:31

what a lovely birth story. congrats and well done you!

secur · 03/11/2004 09:33

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PuffTheMagicDragon · 03/11/2004 09:35

Congratulayions .

PuffTheMagicDragon · 03/11/2004 09:35

woops - you know what I mean .

Marina · 03/11/2004 09:37

Congratulations Mum2ela, what a lovely birth story! Welcome to little Luca

Pidge · 03/11/2004 09:38

Wonderful news - and a lovely name. Congratulations!

BigBird · 03/11/2004 09:44

Huge congrats Mum2Ela

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mears · 03/11/2004 09:56

Congratulations. So glad it went so well for you and that baby stayed the right way round after turning. Definately worth getting ECV done where possible. Welcome to Luca

hana · 03/11/2004 10:00

congratulations mum2ela AND Luca!! YOu'll have to change your name now!!
Enjoy every minute!!

Tinker · 03/11/2004 10:00

Congratulations Love the name Luca

beansprout · 03/11/2004 10:16

Congratulations! Lovely, lovely name (was on my list for ds) and a marvellous birth story - so impressed that you were home in time for tea!!

Kayleigh · 03/11/2004 10:19

Congratulations and welcome to baby Luca

Thomcat · 03/11/2004 10:24

Wonderful. Lovely name. Congratulations.

eidsvold · 03/11/2004 11:20

congratulations on the birth of little Luca and no tear etc... brilliant

bunny2 · 03/11/2004 19:23

So happy for you all!!! Congratulations on a fab birth and a gorgeous little boy. I have been looking in all day waiting for your news.

Hugs Bunnyxxxx

princesspeahead · 03/11/2004 19:28

that sounds perfect! congratulations

Yorkiegirl · 03/11/2004 19:31

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hermykne · 03/11/2004 20:29

oh congratulations! perfect.

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