Its a Girl! with all the proper digits and even has hair!

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  1. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 12 years ago

    Hello Everyone!

    Since everyone has so kindly asked and remembered over the months that we were expecting, Im ecstatic to announce.

    That Ayla was born at 6lb 9oz / 19 inches, full term ..last night at 825pm

    (anybody know the various zodiac / chinese astrology signs?)

    Thanks for all the support over the months!

    I have a few pics at the latest hub.

    http:   //hubpages.com/hub/From-Water-Broke-to-Hospital-Stay-Birth-the-other-view




    to all 60dcers - days leading up to birth kept me from a final announcement/conclusion post - when I get my back to my office (in hospital til monday) all challengers will get a free years hosting from my reseller account - you all do an amazing job stepping out of your comfort zone I really appreciated the camaraderie as we were dealing with small stresses getting closer to the due date.

    1. CASE1WORKER profile image67
      CASE1WORKERposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      well done and look after yourselves

    2. weeyo profile image61
      weeyoposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations!!  Baby girls are the best...

    3. profile image0
      DoorMattnomoreposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      smile good news!!

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    lynnechandlerposted 12 years ago

    Congrats! And current zodiac is Gemini

  3. SunSeven profile image65
    SunSevenposted 12 years ago

    Congrats sunforged. As for the zodiac, I hope this will help you. http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Find-you … iac-Animal

    Best regards

    1. sunforged profile image70
      sunforgedposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      So shes a Tiger! ?

  4. rebekahELLE profile image84
    rebekahELLEposted 12 years ago

    I was just thinking of you! I know you are in another world now. big_smile  so happy for your sweet family.  a little gemini. creative and intelligent. wink

  5. Rafini profile image74
    Rafiniposted 12 years ago

    Congrats on your little Gemini  smile

    http://ts4.mm.bing.net/images/thumbnail.aspx?q=92687178319&id=a6f00cfbd7d54078c3ca9a26f097488e&url=http%3a%2f%2fphilologos.org%2fbpr%2ffiles%2fsky_signs%2f32gemini.gif

  6. SunSeven profile image65
    SunSevenposted 12 years ago

    Of course. And this is the year of the Tiger as per Chinese horoscope. All the best to you. smile

  7. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 12 years ago

    Thank you!

  8. prettydarkhorse profile image57
    prettydarkhorseposted 12 years ago

    11 is a lucky number, and thats a beautiful name. She was born in the year of the Tiger, lucky girl! She will grow up to be a feisty little girl! Plus the Gemini sign -- sweet girl!
    Thanks SF, you're always a big help to all of us! Congratulations newest dad!

  9. Misha profile image63
    Mishaposted 12 years ago

    Congrats Sunforged! Between changing diapers, don't forget to have fun smile

  10. waynet profile image67
    waynetposted 12 years ago

    Well done to you and the Mrs...kids just brighten up our days!

  11. Uninvited Writer profile image80
    Uninvited Writerposted 12 years ago

    Congrats!

  12. LaMamaLoli profile image60
    LaMamaLoliposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations! Nothing like it in the whole wide world, remember to look after yourselves as well as the baby. Beautiful name by the way, hasta pronto

  13. emievil profile image69
    emievilposted 12 years ago

    Congrats sunforged!

  14. ediggity profile image59
    ediggityposted 12 years ago

    Good job Dad! Welcome to insomnia!

  15. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 12 years ago

    Congrats, sunforged!  Have fun with the new little one - give her a hug for me.  Mine are long gone from the house now, though I get grandchildren around on a steady basis.  Never had a little girl, though.......

  16. Cagsil profile image82
    Cagsilposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations Sunforged!

    I read the hub your wrote and was a great read. smile

    Just so everyone else can have it, it is posted in another forum thread, but I'll post it here too.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/From-Water-Brok … other-view

  17. Money Glitch profile image62
    Money Glitchposted 12 years ago

    http://i32.tinypic.com/152etd1.jpg and well wishes to you, your wife and baby Ayla. smile Off to see the pics big_smile

  18. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 12 years ago

    thanks Cags!

    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/3277321_f260.jpg

    1. Cagsil profile image82
      Cagsilposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      cool

    2. travelespresso profile image69
      travelespressoposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Ooh what a beautiful sweet wee girl!!!   Congratulations and welcome to the world Ayla!

    3. Mark Knowles profile image59
      Mark Knowlesposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations. big_smile

    4. pinkboxer profile image60
      pinkboxerposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      How precious! June babies are so sweet. Congratulations!

    5. kerryg profile image83
      kerrygposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulations to you and your fiancee! She's beautiful!

    6. Rochelle Frank profile image91
      Rochelle Frankposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Looks like she's saying "Ah Ha!-- so that's Dad."  It's a whole new world, Sunforged. Wishing you all the best. She's beautiful-- (both of them).

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      Norah Caseyposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I think that is one of the most adorable "first pictures" I have ever seen. Congrats Sunforged!

      1. sunforged profile image70
        sunforgedposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks! She does look surprisingly human! She can grab and lift her head up too ...apparently thats not the norm for a 3 day old?

        1. IzzyM profile image89
          IzzyMposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          Nope not the norm, but her dad isn't exactly normal so what did you expect? She's probably a genius!
          Actually in all seriousness babies this young can't support their head but no-one says they can't try!

  19. rmcrayne profile image91
    rmcrayneposted 12 years ago

    Great picture of your girls.  I wish the absolute best to all of you!

  20. KCC Big Country profile image84
    KCC Big Countryposted 12 years ago

    Congrats, Sunforged!  She's a doll!

  21. Mike Lickteig profile image81
    Mike Lickteigposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations, Sunforged.  She's a beautiful little girl and will brighten your days for years and years to come.

  22. Ohma profile image58
    Ohmaposted 12 years ago

    SF She is beautiful. Congrats.

  23. bladesofgrass profile image60
    bladesofgrassposted 12 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations on your precious miracle. smile

  24. Research Analyst profile image80
    Research Analystposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations Sunforged!
    Wonderful thanks for sharing this special time with us.

  25. NaomiR profile image80
    NaomiRposted 12 years ago

    CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  26. earnestshub profile image84
    earnestshubposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations Sunforged! Wonderful! smile

  27. profile image0
    Precious Williamsposted 12 years ago

    Cogratulations to you both.  She is beautiful with a beautiful name.

  28. Origin profile image60
    Originposted 12 years ago

    Congrats!!! big_smile

  29. lakeerieartists profile image62
    lakeerieartistsposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations, sunforged.

  30. habee profile image95
    habeeposted 12 years ago

    Sunforged, beautiful baby! What a wonderful blessing!

  31. earnestshub profile image84
    earnestshubposted 12 years ago

    Ayla knows far too much already! smile smile She is so cute!

  32. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations sunforged, mommy and Ayla! I'm thrilled for you smile

    Wow sunforged ... Daddy!!! big_smile

  33. skyfire profile image78
    skyfireposted 12 years ago

    Congrats Sunforged smile

  34. sunforged profile image70
    sunforgedposted 12 years ago

    Thank you everybody! She is pretty cute isnt she! Luckily she has taken after mama smile

    Now, if we could just get her to eat sad

    1. rmcrayne profile image91
      rmcrayneposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      So how's the feeding going?  I have a lot of experience with infant feeding and swallowing.  Not a lactation expert however.

      1. sunforged profile image70
        sunforgedposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        She is eating! we will all probably be released tomorrow - 4 nights in recliners and floors will not be missed

        1. rmcrayne profile image91
          rmcrayneposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          Outstanding!  Ayla may just have been tired!  We mistakenly assume the baby is passive in the birth process, which is far from true!  (I have a great translation from Italian of a conference presentation by Dr. Milani-Comparetti on this topic.  So many hub topics, so little time!)  How exciting to go home for the first time with your family.

  35. eltravose profile image59
    eltravoseposted 12 years ago

    Congratz

  36. Beth100 profile image73
    Beth100posted 12 years ago

    Congratulations to you and your wife!!  Ayla is beautiful.  smile

    In Chinese astrology, she is born in the year of the Tiger and she is of the Metal element.  There is more detailed info on this webpage

                  http://i210.photobucket.com/albums/bb218/commentsjunkie/jsdl/341398shcjscojkq.gif

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    ralwusposted 12 years ago

    Congrats sunforged. All the best to the little dumpling.

  38. Lily Rose profile image86
    Lily Roseposted 12 years ago

    She is beautiful and so is her name.  CONGRATULATIONS to you and your family!!

  39. profile image0
    ryankettposted 12 years ago

    That is great news Sunforged!

    Seems to have gone so quickly to me, doesn't seem anymore than 3 months ago that you posted that ultrasound hmm

    But then again, maybe it was three months ago lol

    Many congratulations buddy.

  40. EmpressFelicity profile image68
    EmpressFelicityposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations to you and your OH Sunforged!

  41. profile image0
    cosetteposted 12 years ago

    congratulations to you and yours. she is a little darling smile

    http://i46.tinypic.com/1zgtawh.gif

    p.s. Geminis RULE! wink

  42. Lisa HW profile image63
    Lisa HWposted 12 years ago

    Yet more Congratulations!  What a pretty name.   smile


    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c64/Lynn3633/NEW%20BABY/girl.gif

    1. Marisa Wright profile image94
      Marisa Wrightposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Dropping in to add my congrats, SF - better late than never.

      You're probably now dealing with that somewhat scary feeling that the two of you are on your own now to look after this gorgeous, delicate creature - no more doctors and nurses. Don't panic, you can do it!

      1. sunforged profile image70
        sunforgedposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        Your right! But this is the first Granddaughter in the family, so there all lining up to visit and help. We have a pretty vast support system

        but it is another level of reality being back in our home plus one

  43. rebekahELLE profile image84
    rebekahELLEposted 12 years ago

    http://mnrn.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/its-a-girl-baby-balloon-bouquet2.jpg 

    enjoy your first day at home as a family. smile
    happy to hear she is eating~ now she is ready.

    [rosemary, that translation sounds very interesting. would love to read!]

  44. Paradise7 profile image75
    Paradise7posted 12 years ago

    http://www.2mfm.org/pictures/data/media/65/its_a_girl.jpg

    Congratulations!!!!

  45. katiem2 profile image60
    katiem2posted 12 years ago

    What a beautiful baby girl.  Congrats... smile

  46. Patty Inglish, MS profile image91
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 12 years ago

    Congratulations for your happy family!

    Patty

  47. Shadesbreath profile image81
    Shadesbreathposted 12 years ago

    Grats dude.  That's awesome.  She's very cute.  And I love the name.  (One of my favorite book heroines is named Ayla.)

    1. sunforged profile image70
      sunforgedposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      what book is that?

      1. Shadesbreath profile image81
        Shadesbreathposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel.

        1. sunforged profile image70
          sunforgedposted 12 years agoin reply to this

          duh! Thanks for the reminder...

  48. Daniel Carter profile image65
    Daniel Carterposted 12 years ago

    Many congrats, sunforged!
    I revisited this whole feeling of my kids being born when my first grandson was born last month. What a feeling!

    All best wishes!

  49. profile image0
    blatvaposted 12 years ago

    ^_____________^  congrats!   Your daughter is very beautiful.

  50. I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s profile image61
    I*n*v*i*c*t*u*sposted 12 years ago

    Congrat, SF and family! Enjoy all the little beatiful moments. She's a beauty! big_smile

    http://jayfan.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/its_a_girl_balloon_bouquet.jpg

 
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