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#51 Dons

Posted 08 March 2011 - 07:09 PM

*Temporary name change*

Hi Jodi

Am actually ok felt abit sick seeing him and how he looked but we have been well prepared so I am glad it has started as it was like a constant black cloud

hope u r well xx

#52 ~*troops*~

Posted 08 March 2011 - 07:37 PM

donsy was bout that and man that dude seriously needs to be publically flogged and a few choice other things i can think of but may not be appropriate to say on a baby forum...

jodi woooo!! baby soon! good luck youll do great!

chen your getting csectioned this week yes? tomorrow if i remember correctly. good luck to you too! i hope everything runs smoothly this time and you dont have any complications like youve had before original.gif

its been a long couple weeks finally starting feeling on the mend and the kids came home with gastro :s cant win lately. oh well! worlds gonna end in 2012 anyway Tounge1.gif

#53 Pinkbug

Posted 09 March 2011 - 08:21 AM

Thanks Troops, baby tomorrow for me (10th), unless there are too many emergencies of course.  bbabyflip.gif Very exciting! I'm not even attempting to have an epidural/spinal this time so hopefully no complications like last time.  hands.gif How's everything going with your pregnancy? Are you getting over the MS now? Hope the gastro pings off!

Jodi - hopefully baby for you very soon too! Do you think she's still head down?

Dons -  aannoyed.gif  ddown.gif

xx

#54 tintoela

Posted 09 March 2011 - 10:14 AM

chenoa - best of luck for tomorrow, hope it all goes well.  Can't wait to see pics!


Yes i believe bub is still head down by the movement and kicking i am getting.  Back to doc tomorrow so will now then for sure.




#55 ~*troops*~

Posted 09 March 2011 - 01:58 PM

Its a boy! Clear as day doodle shot! biggrin.gif

#56 tintoela

Posted 09 March 2011 - 02:15 PM

Wow - Congrats Storm!  You were lucky to find that out this early.  You feeling ok now?

#57 Banana Pancakes

Posted 09 March 2011 - 03:28 PM

A wee little boy, how lovely congrats!

Jodi, Ive been hanging to meet your little girl. I hope she comes soon xx

Chen, oh wow, good luck!!!! How exciting all the best. I cant wait to see what you will call him (you guys have great taste in names!)

Dons, I have no words just lots of  bbighug.gif



#58 ~*troops*~

Posted 09 March 2011 - 03:34 PM

Yeah feeling heaps better thanks jodi just so unbelievably tired.

It was definitely the money shot thats for sure!

#59 vetta

Posted 09 March 2011 - 04:43 PM

Troops- Yay!! a boy!! Congratulations!!

Chen- All the best for tomorrow. I'm sure it'll all go smoothly

#60 ~*troops*~

Posted 10 March 2011 - 07:30 AM

Good luck today chen. Cant wait to hear some news.

#61 ~*troops*~

Posted 10 March 2011 - 01:47 PM

Waiting stalking hope everythings going ok chen

#62 vetta

Posted 10 March 2011 - 03:31 PM

ph34r.gif just lurking for baby news

#63 ~*troops*~

Posted 10 March 2011 - 05:11 PM

Yay congrats chen hes beautiful. Hope your feeling well.

Cmon jodi your turn now Tounge1.gif

#64 tintoela

Posted 10 March 2011 - 05:15 PM

Yeah Chen - agree he is a gorgeous bubba!  I just want to pick him up and give him a big cuddle.....  Can't wait to hear a name though...



Troops - yes - i'll have my turn now thanks.......so over it!

#65 terriw31

Posted 10 March 2011 - 07:27 PM

Awwww!!!!!!!!!!! So cute Chenoa! You make gorgeous babies!

#66 vetta

Posted 10 March 2011 - 07:29 PM

Congratulations Chen. He is gorgeous!!

#67 RosieTea

Posted 10 March 2011 - 07:58 PM

Cluck cluck cluck

COngrats Chen, Jasper and Gabriel on your new arrivals xx

Congrats Troops on your little boy now to find a name for him

#68 Becca1605

Posted 10 March 2011 - 08:03 PM

Woo hoo - Congrats Chen!!!

Congrats on the boy Storm!

#69 ~*troops*~

Posted 13 March 2011 - 03:19 PM

Woo hoo! Congrats jodi. Cant wait to see a pic and I love her name. Hope you had an easy labour and you and bub are all good x

#70 tintoela

Posted 14 March 2011 - 01:00 PM

Jodi Keegan 5:55pm Mar 13

hi all, chelsea ann keegan arrived this morning at 3.17am on her due date. 3.4kg 7pd 5 and 51cm long.

bbl for the birth story and a pic

Edited by tintoela, 14 March 2011 - 01:00 PM.


#71 tintoela

Posted 14 March 2011 - 05:19 PM

The very quick birth of Chelsea Ann Keegan


Well saturday 12th March 2011 and i go to bed early as i had just a horrid emotional day. Wake up after half an hour and DH has just come in to bed. Bubs is moving around heaps and i cannot go back to sleep so get up and put the tv on. After about an hour i notice my contractions are starting to ramp up a bit so i think i better grab a pen and start timing these. It was 11pm by now. I am getting contractions fairly regularly 3-5 mins apart and about 30-40 sec in length. At midnight i wake DH and say - ok i think you better get up its happening. He gets up and puts DD in the car and drives to our friends house to drop her off. In the meantime i have a quick shower and phone the hospital at 1245am to tell them whats happening and the contractions are 3 mins apart lasting 40-60secs by now. The hospital says come in and we will check you. DH gets home and off we go and arrive at the hospital at 1.30am. We are set up in a room they had ready for us and the midwife is checking bubs position by palpatating my stomach and she says i'm not sure if thats the head down there.....better get an u/s machine. She goes off and gets a doc and the machine and they check bub and she is head down - yay! So its 2.30am when she does the first internal and my contractions are ramping up now. She says you are 4-5 cm dilated so i'm going to break your waters. Fine. I then jump in the shower to help with the pain while they have sent for the anaesethist to organise an epidural. I get out of shower and i can feel a lot of pressure down below. The doc comes in to put in the canular for the epidural and i jump off the bed and say oh my gosh i need to push! The mw says get back on the bed i need to check you first. I have this huge pushing sensation overtake my body and i manage to get back on the bed and suck on some gas. She says you are about 8-9cm and bubs is right there - we are about to deliver! 3 pushes and some panting (to try and stop me tearing) and bubs is out! So from the time she broke my waters to bub being born was 47mins!

It was crazy and very very quick. So different from the first time when i had an epidural and it took 10 and a half hours all up to this time being 3 and a half all up!

So there you go....when she was ready to come she came fast!

and a couple of pics...






#72 ~*troops*~

Posted 14 March 2011 - 06:46 PM

Oh wow jodi that was quick! She is so cute Im a little obsessed with her ears theyre so adorable.

#73 Banana Pancakes

Posted 15 March 2011 - 08:36 PM

CONGRATS JODI AND FAMILY!


She is such a little cutie and Im so jealous of your quick labour, lol!

Enjoy your babymoon xx

#74 RosieTea

Posted 17 March 2011 - 09:16 PM

Congrats again Jodi - she is so adorable, cluck cluck cluck

How is Jessica coping??

#75 tintoela

Posted 18 March 2011 - 10:38 AM

rosie tea - jess is doing really well so far.  however today is her first full day at home with chelsea and us as she has been at childcare each of the days so far.


Edited by tintoela, 18 March 2011 - 10:38 AM.





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