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  • I'm an aunt!!!

    After 3 long years of fertility and more recently IVF treatments, my sister gave birth to a beautiful baby boy last night!!...Malochy (Irsh family name from the dad's side). There were some worries, my sister is 42 and her blood pressure has been high for the last month and her placenta was attached in the wrong place for most of the pregnancy until recently, so the drs were worried and she was worried that she wouldn't be able to deliver vaginally and would have to do emergency C section if her blood pressure got too high. They tried to induce labor last weekend, but it didn't work, and tried again this weekend, still didn't work, apparently because of scar tissue from a cryosurgery she had long ago on her cervix. The babies blood pressure and hers were getting too high last night, so they had to do a C section, but everyone is doing fine! She was 38 weeks, and mom and baby are doing fine 6.something lbs and a cute mop of dark hair like his daddy.
    I am sooo grateful that everything turned out good. We've all been on pins and needles for the past month because of the blood pressure and placenta issue, especially because she lives halfway across the country from the rest of the family. I will be going to visit her for the month of June, when school is out. And just can't wait to see my first nephew!!!!!!!!

  • #2
    That's very exciting. The first (and all of them, really) are very special. Now, don't spoil him when you go out there!

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    • #3
      Congratulations Auntie
      :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo:
      Miss Bessie

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      • #4
        Mazel Tov! Being an aunt is great fun.
        Je vous souhaite de la joie, de la bonne santée, et tout ce qu'il y a de bon dans la vie.
        Wishing you happiness and good health, and all the best out of life.

        Peace, Carolyn
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        • #5
          wwwwooooooohhhhhhhooooooooo congrats Auntie.
          I am so glad that your sister is doing well too.
          'The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.'

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          • #6
            Very exciting!


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            • #7
              :woohoo:

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              • #8
                Being an aunt is the best job in the world!:woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: You'll love it!

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                • #9
                  Congrats Auntie Bri!!:woohoo:

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                  • #10
                    :woohoo: :woohoo: :woohoo: Congratts< can"t wait to see the pictures.Glad all is well.Hugs Sandra
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                    • #11
                      HOW WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!! I took 2 years of fertility drugs and tried to get pregnant for 3 years. I know how special this baby boy is for your sister and her husband. I am so happy for them!!!! He's a special little boy and your sister and her husband are very strong people to have had to suffer through so much. It was all worth it!

                      CONGRATS to you all!

                      Kara
                      Complex Case: Severe IC 1999, Interstim 2001, Endometriosis 2001, End Stage Refractory IC 2002, Bladder Removal (Cystectomy) 2002, Gall Bladder Removal 2005, Infertility 2003, Urethra Removal, Bladder Reconstruction (Urethrectomy/Indiana Pouch) 2006, Celiac Disease 2007, Adhesion Disease 2007, Pudendal Nerve Entrapment, Ovarian Cysts, Vestibulitis, Vulvodynia, Total Vestibulectomy and removal of both Skene's Glands, 2007 and Coccydynia 2007. Fibromyalgia and, Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome both in my neck and knees, 2007, PNE Decompression Operation May, 2009.Multiple Chemical Sensitivities, Anesthesia Awareness (to awaken during operations)Pudendal Nerve Decompression Surgery, Revrse Uterine Sling, Sept. 2011

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                      • #12
                        Congratulations!!!! Have Fun!!!!!!!!
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                        • #13
                          How wonderful...Congratulations and have a great time spoiling that little boy. After all, that's what Aunts are for. :woohoo:
                          Sharon

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                          • #14
                            Congratulations Aunt Briza!!! Cant wait to see the baby pics! I know how long you have been waiting for this and I know that this baby will be spoiled rotten! Congrats!!!

                            Love and hugs,
                            Amy

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                            • #15
                              Sounds like a proud auntie already. Congratulations auntie. It's wonderful everything came out fine.

                              Sending hugs, Trishann

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