My Baby Girl Ellie Is Here

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Trina_ - May 26

Well, I finally get to tell my story. I was due on May 17th....was supposed to get induced on the 22nd at 5:30 in the morning. However, Ellie wanted out a few hours sooner. My water broke at 1am Monday the 22nd. I live over an hour away from the hospital so needless to say it was a long ride in for me! I had been having little cramps and pressure all day on Sunday but nothing that hurt so I didn't go in. Guess I should have. After my water broke....I started having the little contractions about every 4 minutes. But they definitely weren't painful at all. Got to the hospital at 2am.....a little after.....and I was already dilated to 7cm. My doctor came in right away...and the moved me to labor/delivery room. Not long after I started pushing....had the really bad urge to do #2.....but apparently thats just the pushing contraction part of it. Oh joy! But anyway....4:58a.m.....Ellie Lyndell came into the world. She is absolutely perfect! She weighed 8lbs 2oz and was 20 inches long. And for those people who have had the estimated weight of their baby from their ultrasound...thats not always right. The week before she was born...they had her estimated weight at 8lbs 9oz so they figured she'd be in the 9lb range when she came. But shes just the perfect size. My little pumpkin. We could not be more proud! Best of luck to everyone else. Oh...and on an end note....when I got to the hospital I was too far along for any pain meds.....so the whole thing was natural. And let me tell you....I'd do it again in a heartbeat. It was not bad at all.....of course this is my first pregnancy so I don't know any different. But from this experience...it was wonderful. So don't be afraid. Easy baby dust labor to all!!

 

Mellissa - May 26

trina that is amazing!!! it's so funny how you hear so many stories of women going into labor naturally right before they're scheduled the be induced!!! i am so happy for you! hopefully i will have the same kind of luck with this one!!! congratulations!!

 

Nora1 - May 26

Trina - Congrats!!! Your story is very encouraging! Thanks for sharing. Enjoy your little girl! :)

 

lindsay - May 26

that's so awesome!! congrats... i hope my l&d goes that smoothly... and it is always rea__suring to hear birth stories where a mother says she would go unmedicated again in a heartbeat! thanks, you've given me strength, lol!!

 

Evonna - May 26

Congratz on your new baby girl, Ellie! = ]

 

lori - May 26

Trina, your story is so great. That is just how my dream labour and delivery would go. I'm 5 days past my due date today, I hope I'm as lucky as you. Congratulations!

 

angelbebe - May 26

What a great birth story! Congratulations! How wonderful you were so far along when you got to the hospital! Ideal, especially for a first timer! Have fun!

 

Kiddolebel - May 27

Congrats!

 

miraclebaby - May 27

Congrats to you on everything that was a blessing delivery too. enjoy ellie.

 

Trina_ - May 29

Thank you everyone! It was truly a blessing and luck the way the whole thing happened. We are sooooo much enjoying our little girl. She is a week old today and growing! I want her to stay little! haha Best of luck to all!

 

Nita_ - May 30

Congrats Trina! Reading your story is truly encouraging esp since I'm a first time mom and have no idea what to expect!! I hope mine will be as easy as yours. Enjoy your little angel!! Congrats! :)

 

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