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This weekend in the midst of a hurricane my wife and I drove to the hospital just in time for our new baby Haleigh Ann Newman. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif She was born on September 5, 2004 at 1:51 AM. She was 7lbs 9oz, and 20.5 inches long. We were allowed to leave the hospital this morning since both Heather and Haleigh were doing so well. I am about worn out already and it has only been a couple days. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
Everything thing seemed to go pretty quick. We got to the hospital around 7 PM. We were a bit discouraged to find out Heather was only at 1cm, but since the contractions were so strong the nurse had the doctor check also (took 30 mins to get him in the room). At that point we were at 3cm. The doc admitted her and gave her an epidural. 2 hours later the doc broke her water. 1.5 hours the nurse did an exam and she was at 5 cm. 1.5 hours after that another exam. SURPRISE, she was at 10 cm. The doc came in (with a bunch of other people) and got the room ready for the baby. Heather pushed for 20 minutes before the baby came out.
What an awesome event. I did not know my wife handled pain so well, but with the epidural, she never even groaned once while pushing the baby out. Everything seemed a blur to me. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
eg8r <~~~Very very proud pappa /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
09-06-2004, 09:08 PM
Congradulations Ed! Glad to hear everything went well, and mother and daughter are both fine.
09-06-2004, 09:15 PM
What wonderful news! Congratulations to you and your newly expanded family!
Thank you, we are very excited. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
LOL, yes everything went well and we are all fine.
I think we will starting looking into WIC. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
WOW, CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU AND THE WIFE. I'm so happy for you two, I decided to celebrate a little. I'm having a coors light just in Hay-Lee's honor. Course you guys, mom and pop, ain't to bad either. LOL /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/laugh.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif You'll have a nice story to tell her later on when she grows up.
Ya back in 04, Frances sure howled when you were born. LOL
~~rod, hopes Ed keeps her out of the politics forum for a while. ha ha ha
09-06-2004, 09:50 PM
Post some pics later.
09-07-2004, 04:16 AM
Congratulations you both, you and your wife. Especially your wife. /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif
BTW, did you know that all babies born on that date turn out to be liberal Democrats? /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
Congratulations Ed! Best wishes to you and your family.
09-07-2004, 06:08 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote eg8r:</font><hr> Hello everyone,
This weekend in the midst of a hurricane my wife and I drove to the hospital just in time for our new baby Haleigh Ann Newman. ...<hr /></blockquote>
Congratulations, I've raised 4 kids and I think you'll find you have many years of happiness and joy ahead of you, but don't be fooled, it won't be without it's tribulations. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
I had 4 sons, but never had a daughter; for good or ill it's too late now. /ccboard/images/graemlins/wink.gif
09-07-2004, 06:09 AM
Congratulations! September 5 is a great day. It happens to be my wedding anniversary. Glad to hear all are doing well. Your life is going to change now. Take many pictures as your daughter will change as each day goes on.
DG - my daughter just entered high school
09-07-2004, 06:43 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote eg8r:</font><hr> I think we will starting looking into WIC. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif<hr /></blockquote>
09-07-2004, 06:46 AM
Congratulations eg8r! Can't wait to see a pic or two...
09-07-2004, 07:24 AM
Congrats to you and Heather!!
09-07-2004, 07:40 AM
You too!...Sept. 5th is also my anniversary. My daughter just turned 21 /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
09-07-2004, 07:43 AM
Congratulations to you and Heather.There is nothing more pleasurable than having a "baby girl" in the house.
Excellent dude ! congrats!
sounds like she is a big baby, you better run out and many flowers for the mother /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
09-07-2004, 08:30 AM
Congrats to you and your wife. It a relief to know that you can at least get one thing right. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
"I was born in a cross-fire hurricane"
First line from JJ Flash, Rolling Stones.
9 Ball Girl
09-07-2004, 10:36 AM
Congratulations!!!! Very very happy for you! Enjoy!
Congrats, eg8r, to you and your wife. Hope she grows up to be a liberal Democrat just to drive you crazy! /ccboard/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
09-07-2004, 01:12 PM
Congratulations Ed. Bet you'll be rushing home as soon as you can these coming days to just look at her. It's always an obvious blessing to see the delivered perfections.
09-07-2004, 03:49 PM
Happy Anniversary Nick!
DG - 17 years...to the same woman
09-07-2004, 04:21 PM
09-08-2004, 06:14 AM
Very happy to hear the wonderful news and congrats to both of you but didn't we all decide before you left Texas to name your first born Les or Leslie?????
I am sorry my good friend, but Les or Leslie was not in the plans. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Thanks cheese. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Thanks Sid, you are right, she is perfect. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif I have been all smiles since Sunday morning.
LOL, thanks Ross, that would only be fair. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Thank you very much. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Yes, we definitely got this right. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Thanks. I am not sure about a big baby, but wow, does she have long fingers and toes. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
09-08-2004, 09:57 AM
how was the hurricane?
Thanks. Yes it is great having a baby girl in the house. It would be even better if the baby would sleep at night instead of the day. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
Depends on perspective I guess. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif As far as having to live through it, not great. As being an admirer of storms, I loved it.
Thank you very much. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Thanks. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif I am going to try and find some time to put some up on the web and I will link them here. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Happy Anniversary!!!. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif Our anniversary is on the 15th of this month. We were married 4 days after 9/11 happened. /ccboard/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
Thanks. I am not looking forward to the tribulations. /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
[ QUOTE ]
BTW, did you know that all babies born on that date turn out to be liberal Democrats? <hr /></blockquote> Thanks. I guess there is nothing I can do about that. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif All I can do is show her the correct way, if she does not care about what is right, she can be a Democrat. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Thanks, I will try to post some later today.
LOL, thanks. Have Coors on us. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
I will keep her out of politics just as long as she would like. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
09-08-2004, 11:05 AM
Really happy for you and your wife, glad to hear all went well.
Well, I guess my mother-in-law took the disc with the majority of the pictures, so I grab a couple from the current disc I am using.
http://www.trailersplusinc.com/haleigh/Haleigh_sleeping in crib_9670.jpg
http://www.trailersplusinc.com/haleigh/Haleigh_sleeping in crib2_9671.jpg
09-08-2004, 11:51 AM
She's adorable Ed!!
So you say she likes to stay awake at night and sleep during the day? Hmm, sounds like a pool player...
09-08-2004, 11:59 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote eg8r:</font><hr>
Do I spy with my little blue eyes... bridge hands!!?!??!
09-08-2004, 12:09 PM
What a cuttie!
Sure brings back memmories of when mine were younger. It was great having a little one around, but I dont think I would want to start over at this point /ccboard/images/graemlins/blush.gif
Is this your first?
09-08-2004, 12:10 PM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote landshark77:</font><hr> Do I spy with my little blue eyes... bridge hands!!?!??! <hr /></blockquote>
She's definitely got some fingers on her /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
She sure is cute /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
09-08-2004, 01:33 PM
The only problem with girls is they grow up:
then you have to fight the guys off /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
LOL, thanks. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
Yes this is our first, and not our last so says my wife. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
LOL, yup those are really long fingers. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif
We will see.... /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
9 Ball Girl
09-08-2004, 03:25 PM
Awwwwwwww she is tooooooo cute!!! Yeah, she got some pool player hands that's for sure! And if that isn't a bundle of joy, then I don't know what is! God bless!
09-08-2004, 03:43 PM
When my daughter was an infant, she also got her days and nights mixed up. It made for a few long weeks until I finally got her back on schedule. Do you have a cue for her yet?lol I thought she would have one for a picture.
DG - has a picture of my daughter with some rare Beatles records and memorabilia when she was 4 months old
09-09-2004, 04:39 PM
Congratulations Ed! That's awesome news! Very, very happy for you and your wife.
09-10-2004, 04:04 AM
Congratulations Eg8r-I wish you and your family the very BEST!!!!!!!!
Thank you very much. /ccboard/images/graemlins/smile.gif /ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif
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