And another new baby boy!

More little BLWers in the making... <rubs hands>

And another new baby boy!

Postby elaruu » 16 Dec 2013, 08:36

Hi! Just coming on to announce that my third baby boy has FINALLY arrived safe and well at 1:35pm today (Aussie time!). Not so little Mitchell weighs 9lb12 and is 55.5cm long. Almost a kilo heavier than his brothers were, which is not overly surprising since he had about 3 weeks more cooking time than them!

I was booked in to be induced yesterday due to a few episodes of high blood pressure, but I managed to get out of that, as the drs agreed that it really wasn't that high and was up and down. They said I could wait a while longer and let them know when I wanted it. Had strong but not painful contractions all day yesterday but they all stopped when I lay down and absolutely nothing overnight. This had been happening on and off for weeks and was driving me insane so this morning I decided enough was enough and made the call. I was thinking tue or wed to give myself a bit more time but they were too busy, so had to be today!

Went into a panic, but in I went. DP dropped me off. Plan was to break waters and wait a couple of hours to kick off before starting drip. Unfortunately there was meconium in the waters so drip was started right away, meaning monitoring on the bed the whole time :(. Drip started at 12:30, first painful contraction at about 12:55, and out he came at 1:35 after about 10 mins of pushing! DP arrived just as I was starting to push as I only called babysitter to come when the drip was started. Phew!

He's very chubby and smooshable and feeding well. Doesn't much like being put down but that's fine with me! I feel a bit like I cheated, getting induced but I'm glad I did really, due to the meconium. And I think he was ready. I was already about 5cm dilated when waters were broken.
Mummy to two lovely Scottish-born boys - A 27/1/09 and J 9/3/11.
And an Aussie version - M 16/12/13 :).
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby Disco » 16 Dec 2013, 08:55

wow, excellent news. Well done you and congratulations :)
mama to two summer boys S (09) and A (12)

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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby PerpetualMadness » 16 Dec 2013, 09:04

Awwww! Congratulations. :-) welcome baby Mitchell.
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby Gizmo » 16 Dec 2013, 09:07

Congratulations :bsmile
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby Lioncub's mama » 16 Dec 2013, 09:09

Congratulations! :D
Lioncub (P) - August 2011
Baby brother (E) - December 2013
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby CherryPop » 16 Dec 2013, 09:36

Fantastic news, congratulations! And well done you on squeezing out such a big baby so quickly ;)

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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby pimento » 16 Dec 2013, 09:40

Congratulations!!! :)
Big E - Jan 2011
Little E - Feb 2013
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby Pics » 16 Dec 2013, 09:52

Brilliant - congratulations!
Mummy to 3 scrumptious BLWers, who sometimes rebel + ask for spoonfeeding (2007, 2010, 2013). Antilop chair, slings, cloth nappies, no steam mop but awaiting permission for special handshake which probably involves porridge.
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby Marrow » 16 Dec 2013, 09:54

Congratulations!
Mum to a Courgette (July 2012)
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby monster » 16 Dec 2013, 10:05

Wonderful - congratulations! :bsmile
my lovely little monster - October 2007
a mini monster - August 2010
and a little beasty - June 2013
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby FestiveTidings » 16 Dec 2013, 10:26

Oh wow, how cool is that! Welcome Mitchell and massive congrats to your mummy, daddy and big brothers :)
Mum to Roo born Feb 2011 and Wee One born April 2014 - each one a miracle.
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby Kanga » 16 Dec 2013, 10:28

Wowee! Congratulations :)
Mummy to 2 gorgeous munchkins who are trying to eat us out of house & home! Dd A born July 08 and ds J born June 12. V3 due October 2014.

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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby A_W » 16 Dec 2013, 10:55

Lovely news. Very pleased for you all. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas with your family x
H - big school girl - April 08
A - my gorgeous boy - Jan 11
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby KatGoldLIN » 16 Dec 2013, 11:06

congratulations!!
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Re: And another new baby boy!

Postby Nix » 16 Dec 2013, 11:10

Congratulations!!!!
Very proud mummy to three little stars:

Harvey born January 2009
Jasper born October 2010
Pippa born January 2013
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