Cheryl Update

Announcement of pregnancy and birth following assisted reproductive treatment.
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Cheryl Update

Post by CC » Mon Apr 10, 2006 7:53 pm

Hurrah, at last I can announce that Emily Ann Cane made her way into the world at 1.00am Saturday 8th April after a mammoth long labour! I was rushed in Thurs morning with heavy red bleeding and induced as a high risk patient (bleeding and high blood pressure) but after 12 hours of prostaglandin gel I was only just opening up cervix and it then took a further 17 hours of labour (plus delicious epidural after hours of agony) to get her out. I was about to be rushed in for emergency C-section when they discovered that I'd taken 4 hours to get to 8cm dilated from 7cm (and they'd been expecting me to be ready to push) but then they checked me a little later before wheeling me down and I was 10- cm -hurrah. A further 2 hours of pushing later and little Emily emerged no worse the wear - 8pounds, 12 oz and absolutely beautiful. It was love at first sight and I'm enjoying every second - we've just come home today and life has never felt so incredibly special. I'll post some photos when I can - congrats to every one else who also delivered this week and thanks for messages of support.

Love to you all,

Third ICSI July 2005 BFP and praying it continues!! 6, 8, 12, 13(Nuchal) 20, 25 and 28 week scans successful! Emily Ann Cane born 8.4.06 - more beautiful than we could have imagined


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Post by DeniseM » Mon Apr 10, 2006 8:36 pm

Fab news!!

Congrats to you and DH on the birth of Emily!!

Bummer that it was quite the labour, thank goodness that part is done now.
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Post by NickiMark » Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:04 pm

Congratulations Cheryl xx
TTC 6yrs......Have jumped off the rollercoaster for now, too many BFN's and too much heartache, to keep going....Moving on to fulfil other dreams!!!

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Post by k » Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:29 pm

Congratulations Cheryl and DH :D :D
Welcome baby Emily!
Take care and enjoy every moment of these first special days.
Love Kim
Me 36 DH 33 Male factor due to chemotherapy. IVF\ICSI May 05 +ve.
Jenna Grace born 19.1.06 then natural BFP!
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Post by princess » Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:31 pm

wonderful news !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Congrats to you and dh.
love joy

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Post by JayfromQld » Mon Apr 10, 2006 10:07 pm

Welcome to the world Emily!

Congratz Cheryl and Dh

what a wonderful journey you have just begun


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Post by gailbunny » Mon Apr 10, 2006 10:11 pm

Congratulations to you & DH.

Welcome to little Emily may she bring you many more years of joy

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Post by Smita » Tue Apr 11, 2006 4:27 am

CONGRATULATIONS Cheryl and dh!!!

me-32, dh 40
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Post by Vickyp » Tue Apr 11, 2006 3:57 pm

Fantastic news Cheryl - sounds like you had to work hard!! But all worth it now. Hope you are now having a rest with your little girl. Congratulations. Love Vicky.
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4 X IVF, I X FET - positive - baby boy born April 06
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Post by Jackie S » Tue Apr 11, 2006 5:39 pm


'CONGRATULATIONS' on the safe arrival of baby Emily Ann. Hope you, hubby and Emily have a wonderful life together filled with lots of love and happiness.

Another COventry Kid!!!!

Me 36 husband 38. Been together for over 16 years.
2000 -2003 Clomid
Sept - Oct 03 IVF abandoned due to poor response.
Dec -Feb 04 IVF early m/c
Sept -Nov 04 IVF ++++

10 July 2005 -Our precious son Joshua James was born.

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Post by LittleP » Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:51 am

Congratulations Cheryl and DH and huge shouts of welcome to Emily.

Good luck and here's to plenty of restful nights :lol:

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Post by taylorjools » Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:11 pm

congratulations Cheryl!!!

wot a whoppa :shock: :shock:


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Post by CC » Wed Apr 12, 2006 6:17 pm

Thanks for messages guys, I'm exhausted but loving every sleepless second. I can't believe she was 8,12 because she looks so tiny. I think she's a long, thin baby rather than chunky so luckily I managed to squeeze her out!! I'll post some photos soon

love to all
Third ICSI July 2005 BFP and praying it continues!! 6, 8, 12, 13(Nuchal) 20, 25 and 28 week scans successful! Emily Ann Cane born 8.4.06 - more beautiful than we could have imagined

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Post by danica » Thu Apr 13, 2006 3:31 am

yiiipppeeeee cheryl u did it and she sounds absolutely gorgeous!! a BIG congrats to the new family! cant wait to see the pics!
luv, d :D
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Post by brs888 » Thu Apr 13, 2006 11:46 am

Congrats, Cheryl! Can't wait to see pictures of your little one. Enjoy every chaotic moment :)
Me 33 endometriosis; DH 36 male factor
1st IVF -ve May 05
2nd IVF +ve Sept 05 DD Morgan born May 25th 2006
3 failed FETs in 2007
3rd IVF March 05 +ve :)

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