Lynsee, the Minneapolis, Minnesota area who planned to broadcast her birth live is in labor! She’s just moved from the birth ball to the shower (she’s on the ball in the shower), is supported by her husband and a doula (Edit: She was with her husband and mom) and has been eating toast.
Way to eat in labor!
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Congratulations to Lynsee and little “Sugar Muffin,” as she called her. Her baby weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 18 inches long.
Regretfully, I awoke just in time for her to push out the placenta but was able to get a few screen shots.
This is a screenshot from earlier, before she got in the shower. I made and assumption that the woman pictured was her doula, but that’s Lynsee’s mom.
Immediate postpartum period:
The best smile I’ve seen in a long, long time:
About 20 minutes post-partum:
About 24 minutes postpartum:
About 27 minutes postpartum, the midwife asks if she would like to try feeding her baby.