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And Baby Makes 3!

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On Saturday, October 29th, after one heck of a whirlwind delivery, we welcomed our first child into the world!  It was a wonderful moment of tearful laughter amidst total shock of the delivery experience and HOLY COW THIS BABY IS OURS!  AND IT’S A GIRL!  AND SHE’S AMAZING AND PERFECT AND ADORABLE!Miss Avery Elizabeth was 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and 19 3/4 inches long.She also showed us her impatient side!Expecting the normal first-time labor of several hours up to 15+ hours, I wasn’t too concerned when contractions finally started early that morning.  We were told not to head to our (insurance-approved) hospital until contractions were 3-5 minutes apart for an hour…so I expected to be home for at least a few more hours before anything really got going.…the only problem was the contractions went from 10 minutes apart to 3 minutes apart within 90 minutes.  After only 2 hours, I felt the sudden urge to push. We weren’t even out of the house yet!  We were caught completely off guard because i…