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    happymoe posted:
    Erika Dawn arrived via scheduled c-section at 8:13am Wed Aug. 29th. She was 8lb 8oz. The section went as planned and I am healing well.

    Erika was very mucousy and we had a couple choking scares in the hospital. They did some deep suction with flexible catheter on Friday morning and she improved ten fold. We got to come home today.

    It's amazing how much easier breastfeeding the second one is. She didn't make me crack and bleed, I haven't even had to use any lanolin. I've also been breastfeeding her one armed walking around after my 2 yr old. Something that would have been impossible with the first! lol

    Our 2 yr old is such a loving big sister, but we'll have to watch her like a hawk. She always wants to feed her, kiss her, love her and smoosh her....
     
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    Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Congratulations Monique and Welcome to the World Baby Erika!

    Very exciting to hear you have second little girl and so good to hear everything is going so well now. Isn't it amazing how you can adjust to have a new little one around while still managing another little one?

    Can't wait to hear more about you and Erika, be sure to catch up with all the other new mommies over on Baby's First Year Community.

    Many blessing to you and your family,
    Elizabeth
    Elizabeth
    ~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
     
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    korin81 responded:
    Congrats on your little girl
    Korin(31), DH(26), DS(4), DD(1), Khloe Madison EDD: 10/18/12
     
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    nikndan13 responded:
    Congratulations !! Glad everything went smooth and you are feeling good and enjoying your LO .. Kudos on the BF glad that is going good too !!
     
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    ChristinaTT responded:
    Congratulations! So glad your c-section went well and little Erika is doing good!
     
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    jedmonds12 responded:
    Congrats on the easy c/s! Double congrats on the easy bf'ing!! So glad to hear you and Erika are doing well
    Julie (28), DH (35)
    DS Kawika 4/25/11
    Due 10/7/12 - blue team!
     
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    hgreenwood7058 responded:
    congrats!
    Heather(24),DH Lee(25). PCOS w Hemmoragic cysts. BFP:1/23/11 M/C 2/10/11. BFP 08/13/11 EDD 04/17/12-Carson Lee
     
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    iceechic responded:
    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    PINK TEAM!!
    Me((Chris(29)DH((David(35)DS((Cain Michael(11)DD((Harley Reyne(7)EDD of DD((Sydney Addalyn(11/30/12)
    Love My Family


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