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15/10/2013 at 02:03
Its been 9 days since his entrance into the world so I thought it was about time I introduced Seth to Mumdrum.
Firstly, I want to thank pip for my lovely ba and for being a fab pp :)
Secondly, thank you to you lovely ladies for your congratulations messages on my ba thread, it was so lovely to read while I was recovering.
Finally, I need to apologise to Noggin for queue jumping...bad etiquette on my part!
I will write a proper birth story as I think it will help me to wrote down everything that happened. The short version is frat my waters broke on the weds but no contractions so went in Fri to be induced. Got to 10cm on gas and air alone, which took about 10 hours after being hooked up to the drip. After pushing for ages, I ran out if puff and we tried ventouse which didn't work so eventually got him out by forceps.
My recovery included needing a blood transfusion and I'm still very anemic. Seth then got jaundice so had to have phototherapy for a day and then we discovered he had tongue tie. We had that snipped privately and he no longer looks like a Simpson ;)
Breastfeeding is getting better every day and he's put on 6oz in the last 4 days after losing 8% of his birth weight initially.
So there have been a few hiccups but the bottom line is that he's totally awesome and we are completely smitten.
Thanks for reading this if you made it this far, md has been a great source of information and support over the last 8 months :)
I will try and upload a couple of pictures as a reward ;)
15/10/2013 at 02:08
Congratulations again he's gorgeous!!! I hope you continue to feel better, feeding gets easier and easier as you get more established but it sounds like you're doing brilliantly already.
15/10/2013 at 02:12
Congratulations, what a gorgeous little bundle!
15/10/2013 at 04:46
VERY cute pics!!
15/10/2013 at 06:01
Congratulations again! He is gorgeous! Sorry you've probably not had the start you wanted but sounds like you're doing amazingly with the feeding! Go boobies!
15/10/2013 at 06:40
Ah what a cutie! Congratulations again, seems like you're doing really well after a slightly rough start. That's a cracking weight gain, well done!
15/10/2013 at 07:26
Awww he is gorgeous! Glad to hear you're doing ok but sorry you had a bit of a rough time xxx
15/10/2013 at 07:29
Congratulations again, he is gorgeous!
15/10/2013 at 07:49
What a gorgeous little fella, many congratulations, enjoy those cuddles :)
15/10/2013 at 08:16
Aww, congrats, he's beautiful.
15/10/2013 at 08:20
15/10/2013 at 08:24
Awww he's lovely! Sounds like you had a difficult start, but it sounds as if you're going great now! x
15/10/2013 at 08:48
Hello baby! :)
15/10/2013 at 08:49
Ah he's so cute! Glad that you are doing well x
15/10/2013 at 09:01
Huge congrats again! He is gorgeous. Sounds like things are getting better by the day x
15/10/2013 at 09:35
Oh popcorn, he is super gorgeous!! Congrats again, I hope your feeling better and glad to hear things are going well after a couple of hurdles x
15/10/2013 at 09:52
Glad you're both doing well, he's gorgeous xx
Popcorn he is gorgeous!!!! Congratulations again! xx
15/10/2013 at 09:58
Hello baby Popcorn.
He is beatiful, well done to mummy! I am glad that the breastfeeding is getting easier and that he's continuing to put on weight. I hope your recovery is a nice easy one.x
15/10/2013 at 11:49
Congratations, he is beautiful! Glad to see you are both doing well x
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