I should have realized the other day when I wrote on here that I was way past normal hormonal. lol I should have remembered being told if that happens, labour is just around the corner. But I didn't. And it was. :)
She's here, she's PERFECT! And oh so sweet.
Weighing in at just over 6 1/2 pounds, 19 inches long at 39 and a half weeks gestation. :)
It was a hard labour, so hard I don't even remember half of it, and apparently I kept blacking out from pain because she was in the wrong position. There are entire stretches of hours I don't have any memory of. But we did it. :) She's here, and I am so happy to have her, the rest doesn't matter.
The Duke, who has been growing more and more in his role over the years, was a completely different man this time in labour than he was last time. He was really there for me, he knew he could do it, and he was just my rock. He told me when I needed to do things, encouraged me when I kept blacking out and said I couldn't give any more, and was just so wonderful.
And those of you that knew that we were praying against a NICU stay even though the doctors told us she HAD to go because I'd wrestled with gestational diabetes... she didn't go! :)
Thank you for all the prayers. God really blessed us over and over again with this little one. We are so VERY thankful. :)
I'm sorry I haven't responded to comments, but I have been reading them all as they come in over email. Thank you. They have meant so much to me. :)