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#125069 - 02/24/08 04:27 PM Welcome Our Newest Arrival
MartinFocazio Offline


Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 2148
Loc: Bucks County PA
Please welcome Louise Focazio, born right here at home, 12:37 AM, about 90 seconds after the late-night arrival of the midwife. This is my second child born right here at home. I highly recommend homebirth for anyone planning to have kids.

Shown here, from left to right, taken about 10 minutes post birth.

My mother-in-law, Arlene, who wrangled the kids while I helped Paula with the labor.

My daughter Evelyn, who is checking mom with a stethoscope.

My wife Paula, who, given the incredible effort of birth, seems rather chipper.

Lousie, who is yawning.

My son Martin, who was a super-helpful kid throughout the pregnancy and afterward.

I'm now equipped to sleep less for a while.

Over & Out

#125072 - 02/24/08 04:53 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: MartinFocazio]
Blitz Offline
Gear Junkie

Registered: 08/23/07
Posts: 535
Loc: MA
Congratulations Martin!! grin

#125075 - 02/24/08 05:07 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: MartinFocazio]
Blast Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 07/15/02
Posts: 3561
Loc: Spring, Texas
That's awesome! Way to go!

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#125077 - 02/24/08 05:11 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: MartinFocazio]
KG2V Offline


Registered: 08/19/03
Posts: 1371
Loc: Queens, New York City
Congrats Marty!
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#125084 - 02/24/08 06:04 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: KG2V]
MoBOB Offline

Registered: 09/17/07
Posts: 1219
Loc: here
Congratulations friend...It looks like your quiver is getting full...GBU
"Its not a matter of being ready as it is being prepared" -- B. E. J. Taylor

#125086 - 02/24/08 06:15 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: MartinFocazio]
raydarkhorse Offline

Registered: 01/27/07
Posts: 510
Loc: on the road 10-11 months out o...
Depend on yourself, help those who are not able, and teach those that are.

#125088 - 02/24/08 06:31 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: raydarkhorse]
dweste Offline

Registered: 02/16/08
Posts: 2463
Loc: Central California
Awesome post! You made my day.

Welcome Louise, blessings and long life to all.

#125089 - 02/24/08 06:36 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: dweste]
Chisel Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 12/05/05
Posts: 1155
Time to upgrade your BOB

Congratulations !

#125116 - 02/24/08 10:45 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: MartinFocazio]
snoman Offline

Registered: 09/22/02
Posts: 181
Hey, Congratulations!

Looks like the little guy is at full volume!

#125120 - 02/24/08 11:00 PM Re: Welcome Our Newest Arrival [Re: MartinFocazio]
Stretch Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 11/27/06
Posts: 707
Loc: Alamogordo, NM
Hehehe Kudos to you, Martin! Great courage and trust giving birth at home! I wish I had your huevos to do so!

...... nice looking family, too smile

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