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#1 MissButtercup

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:11 PM

Thanks everyone with the help in naming our bub. She arrives this morning at 10:18am weighing 2.4kg and we're both doing ok.

We have named her Ava and are still deciding between Ava Sydney Grace (Sydney being a family name) or just Ava Grace.

Gudrun - after seeing Ava she just didn't look like a Pippa so i didn't have to convince DH after all.  original.gif

Edited - to fix my gramma.... still groggy lol

Edited by MissButtercup, 18 December 2012 - 12:45 PM.

#2 pippityroo

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:15 PM

Congratulations! Ava is a lovely name.

#3 opethmum

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:16 PM

Congrats, Ava Grace sounds lovely!

#4 Therese

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:16 PM

Congratulations! Ava is a gorgeous name.

#5 tres-chic

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:18 PM


I vote Ava Grace - elegant and lovely.  smile1.gif

#6 HRH Countrymel

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:19 PM


Tiny baby Ava.


#7 WithSprinkles

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:20 PM

Congrats, Ava is a very pretty name original.gif

#8 Marchioness Flea

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:27 PM

Big congrats. I like Ava grace as well original.gif

Feel free to post pics original.gif

#9 Gudrun

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:27 PM

Well, congratulations, Miss Buttercup!  Too easy:)

Do we get a picture, pretty please, soon?

#10 MissButtercup

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:35 PM

Here she is - you lucky ladies are the first to meet her (apart from DH & myself), we're waiting until our DD's have meet her before announcing to family and friends. original.gif

Edited by MissButtercup, 19 December 2012 - 09:18 PM.

#11 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:41 PM

Awwww cluck, cluck. What a gorgeous baby!  wub.gif

My vote is for Ava Grace. Congratulations.

Edited by Princess.cranky.pants, 18 December 2012 - 08:08 PM.

#12 twilightangel

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:43 PM

She is absolutely divine. Congratulations.

#13 SophieBear

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:46 PM


Your little Ava is just beautiful!

And now Ava is back on my list...

#14 estherfrog

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:50 PM

She is just perfect - Congrats!

#15 Ice Queen

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:53 PM

She is a absolutely beautiful.  Congrats.

Either is fine so I am not much help.  I dont place a huge amount of importance on middle names, I can count the number of times on one hand that I have even said DD's!  As long as the flow is nice and the initials dont come up with an obscure word.  Probably just Ava Grace if I had to choose, I am a simple gal.

Edited by Ehill, 18 December 2012 - 12:54 PM.

#16 lamarque

Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:02 PM

She's gorgeous.   wub.gif

I know an Ava Grace, I think it's a pretty popular name.  I'd go with Ava Sydney Grace and have the family connection.  


#17 Gudrun

Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:06 PM

Wow, she's adorable!!!!   Thanks for the quick pic.

#18 NunSoFeral

Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:14 PM

What a peach!
Oh heavens.
Cluck Cluck Cluck indeed.

#19 Nicholise

Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:18 PM

Oh god, she's gorgeous.  I love the names Sydney and Grace.  How about Ava Grace Sydney? then you can call her Ava Grace when you're cross and still include your family name  original.gif PS, if you're in Melb and looking for someone to take some newborn pics of Ava, take a look at my pics original.gif original.gif original.gif  What a special time for you and your family.  Enjoy your baby moon!

#20 pinkcupcakes

Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:21 PM

wub.gif nawww, what a beautiful little cherub!congratulations, miss buttercup!!i like ava grace, but it is nice to have something a little different, esp when you have a popular name. i would go with Ava Sydney Grace as well. absolutely beautiful! well done n hope your recovery is swift. wink.gif

#21 SuboptimallyPooks

Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:27 PM

Well done! She is perfection.

#22 Lazycow

Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:29 PM

Congratulations, she is beautiful.

#23 HRH Countrymel

Posted 18 December 2012 - 01:45 PM

Oh she's SO beautiful!

I am crying now.

Call her whatever you wish - she's so beautiful she could carry off 'Ava Banana Skin'!

#24 MissButtercup

Posted 18 December 2012 - 02:32 PM

Thank you everyone! Especially countrymel that's a lovely thing to say. original.gif

#25 cordyline

Posted 18 December 2012 - 04:19 PM

Oh Ava Grace is a lovely name and your DD is beautiful. You must be so chuffed. And not bad getting onto EB just a couple of hours after giving birth.

P.S. I am so so so so jealous as we have the same due date and you already have your beautiful bub. *Off to start doing the gutter walk*

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