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#1 Matt

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 09:39 AM

A hearty 'Good Morning!' from the new Poppa! I've got a brief moment as I'm home from the hospital before I head back. smile.gif

Labor pains started not too long after Liz's appointment with her doctor on Thursday (2pm). Lasted until mid-night Thursday then died down. She awoke me at 3:30am with some more intense ones, and we were off to the hospital at 4:30am.

After some labtests the doctors decided "well, she's 4-and-a-half, 80%, a week overdue... let's do this" smile.gif

Water broken shortly after 10am, epidural shortly after that (at my insistence, lol), and the real pushing came on around 5pm...

and at 6:12pm, this little bundle of joy appeared:

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The proud parents:
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One Proud Daddy:
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Nappin' in the Nursery (look at that blonde hair!!):
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More to come!! Another Red Wings fan has joined the ranks!

#2 MSUDoubleJ19

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 09:41 AM

Awww, she's too precious!!

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 09:44 AM

Many Combolations, Elizagerth!

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:00 AM

Congratulations!

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:03 AM

Congrats Matt and Liz!!! Ella is gorgeous!!!!!
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Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:04 AM

What's up Ella?!?!?!?

What's up Dad? laugh.gif Sorry Matt, had to sneak that in. smile.gif

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:16 AM

Congrats!!!

It's a hell of a rush isn't it???

It's been almost 16 years since my daughter was born, but I still remember well that feeling when I first held her...nothing compares to it, and unless you've been through it, you cannot really understand it...

My step-sister went into labor late last night as well...not sure if she had the baby yet or not (I'm at work and haven't talked to anyone yet today)...
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Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:22 AM

Congrats dude.
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Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:43 AM

It seems like these people were really intuitive and knew that you were having a child Matt! Here's some advice on raising kids from MSN, and differences seen between boys and girls as toddlers. http://family.msn.co...ffer=2&GT1=6466

Congrats to Liz as well! Was she screaming that she hated you and stuff during labor pains? I always get a kick when I hear stuff like that like on movies and shows. laugh.gif

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 10:49 AM

Congratulations!

And thanks for sharing the pics. She's beautiful! And you look very proud, too smile.gif
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Posted 28 May 2005 - 11:17 AM

Awwwwww. Just aawwwwwwwww. Can't wait to see her in her first Red Wings outfit.
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Posted 28 May 2005 - 11:27 AM

Beautiful.

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 12:16 PM

Congratulations!!
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Posted 28 May 2005 - 12:43 PM

OMG Matt.. she's absolutely gorgeous!!!!! wow!!!

very very pretty names too !!!!


Congrats !!!
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Posted 28 May 2005 - 12:46 PM

Congrats! She's so cute! smile.gif

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 01:50 PM

Beautiful looking daughter you have there Matt. Congratulations. thumbup.gif




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Posted 28 May 2005 - 02:27 PM

Tillykke, Matt.

She looks adorable.

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 02:47 PM

Congrats!
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Posted 28 May 2005 - 02:51 PM

Thats great to hear, Congrats!

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Posted 28 May 2005 - 04:31 PM

Aaww another Red Wings fan in the mix! She is gorgeous. Congrats Matt!

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