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Old Nov 5 2008, 05:55 PM   #1
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MoM member Kath gave birth to a baby boy at 2:30 pm today. They've named him Matthew James, and he was 8lb and 9ounces.

Kath is reportedly doing well (apart from lots of stitches).

Congratulations to mum, dad, and baby!
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Old Nov 5 2008, 06:10 PM   #2
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Thats great - thanks for the report

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Old Nov 5 2008, 06:32 PM   #3
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Well done all 3

We seem to have a lack of baby smillies: no bottles of formula, no diapers .....

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Old Nov 5 2008, 08:15 PM   #4
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Oh, that's wonderful news! I certainly approve of the name, Matthew. It also happens to belong to my favorite grandson.
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Congratulations Kath and her new baby
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Old Nov 6 2008, 02:08 AM   #8
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Congratulations Kath and everyone
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Old Nov 6 2008, 02:29 AM   #9
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Congratulations, don't forget to take time out as a parent, as a couple and all the usual suspects. Hubby dearest says "Yes well do I remember the 3am bottle dash and trying to get him to sleep before you wake up and all before I had to go to work at 7am " Anyway best wishes, lots of and love to all 3.
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Old Nov 6 2008, 02:39 AM   #12
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Congratulations to the parents and welcome Matthew!
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Old Nov 6 2008, 05:06 AM   #13
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Many congratulations to you all! And welcome to the world, little Matthew.

Baby's sleeping! (We hope!) Look after yourself, Kath. Make sure you rest when he does!
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Old Nov 6 2008, 08:47 AM   #14
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conrats get a lot of sleep cause when you bring him home you are not going to get much.
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Old Nov 6 2008, 09:24 AM   #15
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I am so incredibly happy for you Congrats!
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Congratulations!!!!

YES! it is a healthy baby!

to run around and make the world smile!

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Wonderful news. Congrats! ^_^
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Old Nov 6 2008, 03:41 PM   #22
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Fantastic news, many Congratulations Kath

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Old Nov 6 2008, 07:52 PM   #23
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Oh, I would not mind betting she is feeling a LOT better in two or three days - and getting hubby to print off the quest for her to study while she rests would be great therapy!
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Old Nov 7 2008, 10:26 AM   #24
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Lily...I think I would agree...I can't see much of anything keeping Kath away from the thrill of the MCQuest...at least not for long. W E L L L L m a y b e an incredibly beautiful little face and sweet pair of eyes, now that might just do it...this year.....
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Gee, and here I was thinking that this might be the chance for somebody else to win the Quest...
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Congratulations, Kath (and hubby too of course)!!! Enjoy every minute with little Matthew!!! They grow so quickly!
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Congradulation to Kat, and her husban on Matthew!
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Happy Birthday (a little late) to Matthew.

My heartfelt condolences to the parents for all the missed sleep, headaches, and heartaches you have to look forward to in the oncoming years. May you enjoy every second of them all.
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YES...........PICTURES .....P L E A S E !!!
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What ^ she ^ said
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Yipes! There's another on NKT ...

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Oh my! I never expected a thread here!

Having just lost my nearly-complete full birth story that was going to go on my Livejournal (*bangs head on wall*), I'll console myself by posting some of the first pics here.

He arrived within 35 minutes of my waters breaking... I spent longer getting stitched up!



A few minutes beforehand, having just rocketed out - very alert and tough!



Proud dad! [Matthew has only just stopped crying, hence the ruddy face!]



A few days later - I'm not so anaemic any more



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He looks gorgeous

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Oh, Kath, what wonderful photos!!

Such an alert and beautiful boy - I find myself smiling wide

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