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Ellabella: Mama's Little Bundle - ohglendora
Ellabella: Mama's Little Bundle
Seven years ago at this time I was miserable. Puking with each contraction and feeling like I was on fire from the brutal magnesium drip I was given in attempt to control my rampant Pre-Eclampsia. My hospital bed was fashioned with bumpers so I wouldn't injure myself if I had a seizure and I was so swollen I was nearly unrecognizable. I'd been in labor for around 24 hours when I was finally given the okay to start pushing, and push I did. I remember the doctor saying "push push push!! STOP STOP STOP!!" I shot her out to her little waist, heard a little squeak and was filled with relief.. and more nausea. My baby girl was born. The first baby born on Earth Day, April 22nd 2004 in our hospital at 12:01am. She was 5 weeks early so they had to check her out before I got to see her or hold her. She weighed a whopping 6 pounds 3 ounces at 35 weeks gestation, and she screamed her little heart out. She came out all okay. My perfect, precious little daughter. My first baby, turning 7 years old tomorrow. It's all been worth it. All of it. 

Baby Girl, you make my world a wonderful, beautiful place. I love you so much. Happy Birthday, Baby Bundles. 

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sparklefluff From: sparklefluff Date: April 22nd, 2011 01:41 am (UTC) (Link)
Happy birthday Ella!
secret_woman From: secret_woman Date: April 22nd, 2011 03:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Awww...she was a little bitty baby.
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