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Old 07-19-2012, 11:33 PM
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I'm having a baby


Or rather, my wife is, after years of trying and heartbreak. She's five months along and due in November.

Baby

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Old 07-19-2012, 11:39 PM
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Congratulations!!!! So so happy for you and your wife. Congrats congrats congrats. She's a cutie already!
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:39 PM
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Congratulations What's her name going to be?
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:51 PM
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Congratulations!!!! So so happy for you and your wife. Congrats congrats congrats. She's a cutie already!
Thanks so much. It's freaky how much a baby in utero can look like her mom: Mom and baby, same nose and cheeks.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:53 PM
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Congratulations What's her name going to be?
Leo, after her mom's great grandmother.
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Old 07-20-2012, 01:23 AM
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... I probably should not point out that my first thought was "deep fried or roasted?"

Congratulations on the upcoming arrival of one baby, hopefully healthy and most definitely uncooked
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Old 07-20-2012, 01:36 AM
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Congratulations! To you and tesseract as well. I had a baby 10 weeks ago and she is so cute. Those 3D ultrasounds are really accurate and fun to watch.
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:09 AM
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Congratulations! What a cute little hand
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Old 07-20-2012, 04:29 AM
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Aww, congratulations!
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Old 07-20-2012, 06:55 AM
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Congratulations! And don't worry about all that nonsense in the other thread. We parents like to kvetch . It really is wonderful.
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:00 AM
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That is marvelous news. Congratulations to both of you.

New babies. <dawwwww>
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:20 AM
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:20 AM
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Congrats! Dad-hood is literally the best thing I've ever done, and I wasn't even that much of a fan of babies or toddlers before mine arrived. I expect you'll find the same.
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:39 AM
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Congrats on your little baby arm! And the rest of her, too!
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:45 AM
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Thank god you are having a 3D baby. I hear 2D babys are hard to raise. They keep slipping out of the crib.
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:48 AM
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Yeah, but the 3d ones are really blurry if you lose the glasses.

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Old 07-20-2012, 10:42 AM
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:42 AM
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:46 AM
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Congratulations! I always love to hear that someone is successful after trying a long time.



However, can we talk about this?


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Leo, after her mom's great grandmother.




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Old 07-20-2012, 10:54 AM
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Congratulations! And don't worry about all that nonsense in the other thread. We parents like to kvetch . It really is wonderful.
Agreed!

pravnik, all the best to you and your new family! Congrats!!
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:07 PM
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Congratulations! I always love to hear that someone is successful after trying a long time.
Thanks. We were just getting ready to try fertility treatments (which I was unsure about, because getting pregnant wasn't the problem so much as staying pregnant was, we'd had multiple early pregnancy losses), so this came as a surprise. We were pretty steeled to the possibility that we would lose this one as well, so when we went in at 11 weeks and my wife heard the baby's strong and healthy heartbeat for the first time, she burst into tears.

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However, can we talk about this?
Probably not, I'm afraid. We've been discussing various names and "Leo" kind of made me think of Jerry Seinfeld's uncle, but for the past several weeks she's been talking and singing "Leo" to the baby, so I'm afraid the ship may have already sailed on that one.

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Old 07-20-2012, 12:50 PM
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Thank god you are having a 3D baby. I hear 2D babys are hard to raise. They keep slipping out of the crib.
Not true, you can just keep them in a loose-leaf binder.

Where was I? Ah yes, congratulations! I became a dad last year and it's wonderful. I think I've smiled and laughed more in the past 11 months than in the previous 34 years. (I may have slept rather less though.)
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Old 07-20-2012, 04:13 PM
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Not true, you can just keep them in a loose-leaf binder.
That's what I did with mine. Just sayin'.

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-20-2012, 05:57 PM
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The 4D ones are the real pain in the ass. They time-travel.

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Old 07-20-2012, 06:01 PM
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Congratulations! Hope the rest of the ride is a smooth one.
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Old 07-20-2012, 06:26 PM
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Congratulations. Sending out a wish for a safe and easy pregnancy.
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Old 07-20-2012, 08:34 PM
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They grow up so quickly.

I remember when you were still in law school. Now a lawyer and a father.

Congrats!!
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:24 AM
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I'm having a baby...like, RIGHT NOW


They had to induce labor a little early, so I'm sitting here in the delivery room while my wife goes into labor.
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:31 AM
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They had to induce labor a little early, so I'm sitting here in the delivery room while my wife goes into labor.
Hope all goes well for you all! Please come back with an update and PICTURES!!!
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:38 AM
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Thanks, I will. I went to grab something to eat and when I got back she told me that her platelet count was too low for an epidural and she was going to have to have a natural childbirth. Then she cracked up and told me she was kidding, and that I should see the look in my face. Har har.
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:56 AM
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Regular contractions, had to step out while she gets her epidural, apparently that's the only part I can't be in there for, which is completely fine with me.
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:15 PM
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*taps on watch impatiently*
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:19 PM
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Thanks, I will. I went to grab something to eat and when I got back she told me that her platelet count was too low for an epidural and she was going to have to have a natural childbirth. Then she cracked up and told me she was kidding, and that I should see the look in my face. Har har.
You got off lucky. I still have tooth marks in my arm from when the Elder Ottlet was born.

More to the point, hoping/wishing/praying for the best.
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If she's feeling good enough to joke with you, then she's having an awesome labor. Good luck!
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:24 PM
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Yea, you do NOT want to see the needle associated with THAT procedure.

(Sorry, needle-phobic person, checking in.)

My husband WAS in the room when they did my epidural. I reminded the involved parties that I must NOT see the needle, but my husband saw it and his eyes went like O-O and I knew it must be impressive. That was pretty unpleasant.

But man, once that sucker was in, bliss! bliss!

Best of luck to Pravnik and Mrs. Pravnik! Keep us updated! And we'll need pictures to prove that this little Leo does in fact exist. And right sharply!
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Old 10-24-2012, 01:19 PM
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**PUSH!!!**

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Old 10-24-2012, 01:28 PM
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The doctor just broke her water. That was...interesting. It seems to be going relatively easy for her so far (knock on wood).
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...and PICTURES!!!
But please wait until the baby is all the way out.
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Go, Mrs. Pravnik, go!

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Old 10-24-2012, 04:36 PM
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Sending out good thoughts!
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Old 10-24-2012, 04:38 PM
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I was going to come into this thread after seeing the title and joke "really? Right now?"

Turns out the answer is yes. So, um, carry on.
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Old 10-24-2012, 04:48 PM
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Good luck!
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:43 PM
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Good luck from me, too! How exciting!
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:23 PM
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I come into this thread HOURS later and there STILL aren't any pics? What's taking so long???
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:27 PM
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7 centimeters. Not much longer.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:28 PM
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Almost there!

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Old 10-24-2012, 09:11 PM
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How exciting! Good luck! Sending good vibes to you, Mrs. Pravnik, and the baby on the way.
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:20 PM
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Putting pans and stuff on the floor at the foot of the bed. Yikes.
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Boils some water! Tear up some sheets!
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:17 AM
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Well?? How's our newest little future Doper?

And how are Mr and Mrs. Pravnik doing? Hopefully you're letting Mrs. P get some sleep between feedings?
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