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She's here :) Carter&Violet♥ She Gone! 2 kids; Virginia 14177 posts
19th Dec '12

In the hospital, holding this little princess. Sorry for the run on sentences :)



Started at 4 cm & 50% effaced, Arrived at the hospital at 9:00 on Monday morning, started pitocin at 11:00. Waited & got checked at 3:30 was a 5-6. Checked again at 7:30 & was a 7. Decided to go ahead and arrange the epidural- still was feeling wonderful at this point. Got the epidural- & they checked me around 8:30 and I was at an 8 & 90% effaced. Was so excited at that point & then I started feeling hot & clammy and all I can remember is I had 4 doctors and 3 nurses in the room rushing to put medicine in my IV for really low blood pressure & Violet's HR dropped. So I was flipped & given oxygen & everything was normal. Very common reaction to the Epi- but as a worry wart I couldn't relax. I was an absolute basket case from this point on & kept bugging my husband to check my BP & her HR(which was perfect the rest of the time) started feeling pressure around 10ish- called the doctor around 10:15 & she checked and I was complete. Everything was set up started pushing at 10:30 and after four sets of contractions, she came right out on the last push @ 10:59 Very smooth labor & awesome birth.. Felt great! My husband and I were completely overjoyed and I just remember asking "so is she really a girl?" :) she looks just like Carter did & we feel so blessed and complete. Carter met his sister for the first time yesterday and held her. Kissed her three times & was back to his monster trucks. Really hoping when we get home today he copes well! She's got a little jaundice like Carter did, other than that we're perfect. Thanks for reading!!



Violet Ella
6lbs 5oz 19 1/2 inches
10:59pm 12/17/12 <3

Barnett Babies Due February 22; 10 kids; Indiana 1770 posts
19th Dec '12

Congrats and just in time for Christmas- what an awesome gift!!

Carter&Violet♥ She Gone! 2 kids; Virginia 14177 posts
19th Dec '12

Thank you, I'm head over heels. Definitely the best gift we could have ever received. She's amazing.

Evieprzbrwn (girl); 20 kids; Lynn Haven, Florida 135 posts
19th Dec '12

Congratulations.:P

lauren 3 kids; Virginia 32124 posts
19th Dec '12

Congratulations! I bet she is beautiful! :)

Carter&Violet♥ She Gone! 2 kids; Virginia 14177 posts
19th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting lauren♥:</b>" Congratulations! I bet she is beautiful! :)"</blockquote>




Thanks Lauren- there are pics of her in the CNL thread.

Pinkman 1 child; Melbourne, VC, Australia 5472 posts
19th Dec '12

Congratulations! I absolutely love her name! So beautiful

Dana +4 4 kids; Ontario 951 posts
19th Dec '12

Congrats!!!:D

Carter&Violet♥ She Gone! 2 kids; Virginia 14177 posts
19th Dec '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting ♥ pinkman:</b>" Congratulations! I absolutely love her name! So beautiful"</blockquote>




Thanks :)

~*~ Nichole ~*~ 4 kids; Vancouver, Washington 11261 posts
19th Dec '12

Yay, Congrats!! Where do I find these pics, no clue what thread you're referring to lol