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14/02/2014 at 22:05
Hannah Elizabeth was born on Sunday at 8:50am weighing 5lb15oz.
I will do a full birth story in a few days time but I had a water birth (really great) and had some complications afterwards because I lost a lot of blood. Hannah was also classed as "small" since I was 40+2 when I gave birth so had to be monitored carefully - my placenta has been sent off for investigations because it was very deformed and might be why Hannah was so small. We then had feeding problems and she lost too much weight by day 3 (Wednesday). We had switched to formula on Tuesday evening because I knew that Hannah had lost too much weight and expressing has very bad memories for me. Hannah had gained weight by Thursday and my blood pressure was finally classed as stable so we were allowed home. We had our day 5 check today and Hannah has gained more weight so the next weigh-in is on Sunday but she is guzzling away and we're not so worried now.
14/02/2014 at 22:23
PS, so glad everything's turned out well in the end and you enjoyed your birthing experience. The 3rd tri girls had been wondering what was happening. I hope Hannah keeps gaining weight well x
14/02/2014 at 22:34
Congratulations PS, glad you are both home, hope Hannah keeps growing strong x
14/02/2014 at 22:38
Hey! Wondered where you'd got to. Massive congrats! Hope Hannah continues to do well :)
14/02/2014 at 23:07
I was thinking about you too- really pleased to hear all seems well now and welcome to the world Hannah!
14/02/2014 at 23:22
Congratulations! Hope Hannah continues to guzzle and piles on the ounces!
15/02/2014 at 03:08
Congratulations and glad Hannah is doing well. I had a similar issue with the feeding and weight loss and had to give formula on day 3 as O had dropped to 5lb 3oz. He put an oz back on over night and we got him home at 5lb 4oz. The important thing is that Hannah is doing well and great to hear she's eating so well.
Hopefully you will get some answers from the investigation of the placenta but I also hope everything is fine.
Congrats again xx
15/02/2014 at 06:05
Congratulations, beautiful name for your little girl. Glad she is doing well now xxx
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15/02/2014 at 09:08
Congratulations :) sorry to hear you've had some concerns but it sounds like your little girl is doing brilliantly and long may it continue.
Welcome to the world little Hannah :)
15/02/2014 at 09:12
Congratulations! Glad Hannah is doing well and your are all home safe and sound. x
15/02/2014 at 11:23
Thanks everyone :-) I'm under strict instructions to relax and not to do any housework: my husband was ordered around by the midwife yesterday - I think that he is more shattered than I am! DD1 is generally being really good and "helping" with her sister
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15/02/2014 at 11:52
congratulations. Glad she is doing well now. Take care of yourself xx
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15/02/2014 at 18:33
Many congrats PS!!!! Lovely news!
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