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Welcome, Baby Dean! The Story of Our Second Unassisted Birth

: Ready for a birth story? If yes, you’re in for a treat. If no, well, carry on my wayward reader. After two episodes of false labor in the weeks prior (that left me just a joy to be around), I woke up at 5:30 on September 14th in order to be at work by 7am. Because State was in our building for our annual inspection. On my last official week at my assignment. #awesome About 10 minutes into being awake, I started noticing that the uncomfortable feeling that often accompanies eating  ...

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Baby Tristan: Our Unassisted Birth Story

Given that I had never given birth before, I’m not quite sure how to write a birth story.  But it was an amazing unassisted birth and our little guy is so precious, so I had to share.  Bear with me. The Stats: Tristan Amadeus Elihu was born on December 19th at 5:14am.  He weighed 7 pounds, 5.5 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long.  He also had the largest feet I’ve ever seen on a newborn.  Even after feeling him kick me for so long, I wasn’t expecting such massively long  ...

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