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Terri's Update

Postby tshepher » Mon Aug 25, 2003 9:46 am

Hi Girls<br>I am so devasted by reading Scorry's post. It just serves to remind us all what a miracle this whole baby making process is and how fragile.<br>I feel strange anouncing my good news after this but just to tell you that our little boy, Joshua, Peter,David was born on the 15th August at 10.54am. He weighed in at a strapping 9lb 8 and a half ounces and was born by c-section as the doctors decided I wouldn't be able to give birth naturally. He's perfect thanks be to God and we are so overwhelmed and elated by his arrival.<br>The operation was a bit hairy in places and didn't go accordinig to plan but he was worth every single second.<br>Good luck and loads of love to eveyone else out there.<br>Take care<br>Terri<br>xxxxxxxx<br>
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Postby Tracey S » Mon Aug 25, 2003 10:02 am

Terry<br><br>Like Scorry I have been thinking of you as knew you were both due! Congratulations and I am sure Scorry would not mind me saying that she would be and is I am sure (if she knows) delighted for you. None of us want the tragedies - especially after all we go through to get pg in the first place. Pregnancy is awful for hormones and hearing of fellow ivfers losing precious babies is worse for me than friends losing them from normal conception (daft I know and I still feeling dreadful for them) REading about Elaine and Dougie and then Becky recently and now SCorry just makes me lose sense of proportion for a while. I am overjoyed to read of the arrival of Joshua and hope that you are recovering from the hairy op. When you feel up to it - could you let me know if you want, about the hairy bits - just incase!<br>Joshua is a name I love and we are hoping to get the sex on the scan 2 weeks today at our 20 week.<br>In the meantime enjoy and I am truly thrilled.<br>Love<br>Tracey<br>xxx
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Postby NickyJ » Mon Aug 25, 2003 10:07 am

Terri,<br><br>CONGRATULATIONS....and welcome to the world to Joshua. I am so totally thrilled for you and hope you are getting enough rest to really enjoy this time. It is so wonderful to finally meet this special person.<br><br>All my love<br>Nicky
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Postby Helen G » Mon Aug 25, 2003 10:50 am

Terri<br><br>Hearing wonderful news, like the arrival of Joshua, reminds us all why we are here! What a big lad you have - hope you are both well and adjusting to your new life.<br><br>Hope post-op recovery doesn't take too long for you!<br><br>Love to you and yours.<br><br>Helen xx
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Postby Loonpants » Mon Aug 25, 2003 12:18 pm

Terri<br><br>Congratulations on the birth of Joshua. <br><br>Take care of yourself and don't forget to keep us posted on his progress.<br><br>Love<br><br>Lisa(Loonpants)<br>xx
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Postby suzanne » Mon Aug 25, 2003 4:13 pm

Terri,<br><br>a massive congratulations to you and your hubbie. Thank god the waiting's over and Joshua has arrived safe and sound.<br><br>I must admit I've been wondering where you'd got to, as hadn't seen a post from you for a while......bl**dy paranoid bunch that we are!<br><br>So pleased for you both, take care.<br><br>Suzanne.x
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Postby KirstyC » Mon Aug 25, 2003 4:47 pm

Hi Terri & Dh,<br><br>Congratulations on the birth of little baby Joshua (great name by the way is our number one choice at the mo!)<br>Glad all is ok and hope that you recover quickly from the c-section.<br>Best of luck for the future for all three of you,<br>lots of love<br>Kirsty<br>xx
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Postby Lizzy7 » Mon Aug 25, 2003 5:43 pm

Terri and DH,<br><br>Congratulations and welcome to little Joshua. OMG - not so little...eh!!!!<br><br>Take care of yourself and enjoy every minute,<br><br>Lots of love, Lizzy xxx
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Postby Jules R » Mon Aug 25, 2003 7:02 pm

Congratulations Terri and DH on the birth of Joshua!<br><br>It sounds like things are going well after an awkward delivery so that's good news. And what a weight - it took my daughter about 2 months to reach that weight!<br><br>Take care.<br><br>Jules
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Postby RLV » Mon Aug 25, 2003 8:30 pm

Hi Terri & hubby<br><br>Congratulations on the arrival of Joshua!<br><br>Take care & enjoy your little bundle of joy.<br><br>Luv Rachel X
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Postby GB » Tue Aug 26, 2003 10:31 am

Hi Terri!<br>Congrats to you and your DH on the miracle arrival of Joshua!<br>I hope you are all doing well and settling into some kind of rountine!<br>Thinking of you and hopefully joining this side of the fence sooner than later!<br>Take care and love to all!<br>Congrats again!<br>Wonderful news!<br>Love<br>Gila<br>x-x-x
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Postby Zed2003 » Tue Aug 26, 2003 11:58 am

Well done you on the 'wee' man!<br>Many congratulations to both you and your hubby on your miracle and a big welcome to baby Joshua.<br>Take it easy!<br>Zoe x
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Postby louiser » Tue Aug 26, 2003 8:35 pm

Hi Terri<br>Just wanted to say congratulations on the birth of little Joshua.<br>Lots of love<br>Louise XXX
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Postby fiona_lk » Thu Aug 28, 2003 4:08 pm

Hi Terri,<br><br>What fantastic news that Joshua arrived safely and OMG what a size, I've read your C-section tale but I'm betting that is nothing to what it could have been naturally - ouch!<br><br>But seriously, it is the best news - congratulations just seems not enough after what you have been through to get him and I know you will enjoy the rest of your life with him.<br><br>Lots of hugs for you and Joshua, and dh.<br><br><br>love Fiona xxxx
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Postby ogr1 » Fri Aug 29, 2003 7:19 pm

what wonderful news.i havent been able to post. i had to resign up..<br>i was a month ahead of you with twins. but only made it to 8 wks.<br> you must be on cloud 9..i am so happy for you guys. it is great to hear such good knews.<br> with much love becky
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