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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #20 on: July 05, 2002, 02:46:23 pm »
Gordon ... wow if that happened to me I would have been needing an ambulance myself.  Congrats!!! 8) 8)
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #21 on: July 05, 2002, 03:44:20 pm »
L, she says thank you very much for the complement. At first she really wasn't too keen on me posting the first pic's. But as I told her those were the first pic's only fair. So she gave the ok to post them and hearing that makes her feel better no doubt. ;D

As for me being cool under fire, well I thought that I did pretty darn good overall. Just think if I would have choked that morning, never would have lived that one down. But we all know who has the tough end of the deal----the Mrs. I thought she was tough as nails that morning. Probaby why I love her so much. ;)

The mrs and I were just talking about it and yes some of the language wouldn't go over so well on a public forum. So I thought best to leave some of the verbage out that was said that morning. Nothing that I've never heard before, but some of it I've never heard out of her mouth before Monday morning. ;)

The baby so far is sleeping about 5-6 hours a stretch and the times seem to be increasing. So things are pretty much returning to normal again.

Babies are just so cool. 8) 8) 8)

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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #22 on: July 17, 2002, 11:04:14 am »
Congratulations Gorden!  You might be interested to know that the guvm'nt did a study and they found that people born in July were smarter and prettier than people born in other months.  ;D

That was a great story about your new daughter's birth. Be sure to print that out and paste it into her baby book. You don't want to lose that treasure of words.

I don't know how you did it, but then I guess you didn't have a choice. I found it interesting that everyone showed up AFTER the baby was born. I can see it now. The ambulance and police were saying...."if we drive slow enough, all the messy work will be done when we get there." :)

Again, congratulations on your new daughter and a job well done!
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #23 on: July 17, 2002, 01:05:02 pm »
Yes Charlie, you are right I heard about that study. And believe it or not, YOUR Birthday, the 21st, was the zenith, the peak, the ultimate day for people of unprecedented intelligence to be born. They even went as far as stating the peak year was 1961;D
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #24 on: July 17, 2002, 01:29:13 pm »
Congratulations Gordon!,  I just hope the AMA or the State Board of Health don't take you to court for practicing medicine without a license!  You know how the law works these days.


Did you get a price break from the hospital for doing the hard part yourself?  Our first son came in 1970 and the doctor and hospital had package deal for a normal birth of $350.00 - doctor, prenatal, delivery, hospital, postnatal and all.  Our second son came in 1972 the price was $750 for the same service.

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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #25 on: July 17, 2002, 01:55:11 pm »
Our first was in 1981. Two weeks in neo-natal intensive care was only $19,000 :-/  It cost $450 just for the ambulance that took him from Clare to Saginaw.
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #26 on: July 17, 2002, 02:08:18 pm »
Mom went into labor with me in the afternoon of July 3, 1950.  Dad sent two of my uncles to fetch the doctor to our log home without modern conveniences.  The last mile of the trip was by farm wagon pulled by mules as the road was not passable by car.  I was born about 2:00am July 4.

After sunrise,  Dad asked the doctor how much he owed him and he said:  "I normally get $20 but if you don't have it,  it can wait."  I'm sure it was one of Dad's proudest moments as he knew the customary charge for a delivery and had saved a $20 bill from the sale of his hogs and was able to promptly pay his bill. ;D

That's the trouble with the health care system today - too many middlemen. ;)
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #27 on: July 17, 2002, 02:49:32 pm »
Hey Bibbyman,  

I've heard a saying something about 'you get what you pay for'?  Isn't that in the Bible somewhere?

Just kidding.  I was born under about the same circumstances.  My parents were sawmilling in Arkansas at the time and lived in a rural area under primitaive conditions.  They went up to Grandma's in Douglas county Mo for me to be born.  Dad only had to go 5 mi. to get the Dr., Grandad had a really good spring, and I didn't come into this world with the stigma of being an ARKANSAWYER.

Jeff I was right with you on the ultimate birth date until you made that typo!  It's July 21, 1945

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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #28 on: July 17, 2002, 03:04:30 pm »
So Bib, can it be safely said that your folks traded hog(s) for you? More then 1?? :o :o
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #29 on: July 17, 2002, 03:25:24 pm »
I always wondered why Bibbyman sounded so intelligent and was so purty he could get a good looking woman to marry him. Now I know......he was born in July too!

Jeff, I always considered '44 (as Tom says, that's way back in the 1900's) as the peak year, but '45 comes pretty dang close. '61 must've been a good year too.  I think it has to do if the phase of the moon is lined up with the stars. ::)
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #30 on: July 17, 2002, 04:05:44 pm »
Gordon,
 Congrats what a  8) 8) 8) 8) if not scary way to deliver.  You've got one hell of story to tell people about how she came into the world.  Did I see her name in the previous posts?  If I did it didn't register.  What is it?  Wow!!  I had time to take a shower before we left for the Hosp. and Zack wasn't born for 14hours after we got there.  
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #31 on: July 25, 2002, 07:36:02 am »
Her name is Heather and she is doing GREAT. We were blessed with another healthy one, thank the man upstairs. I would be a nervous wreck to go through what Jeff had to go through with his newborn.

Oh and with the baby before this one, Jessica. When the mrs woke me up she made me a pot of coffee while I took a quick shower. This time was just the oppsite. Shew what a day.

Hay Greg how is your youngin doing?
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[b]Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #32 on: July 25, 2002, 04:57:23 pm »
Jeff, I can top you on the $/ hr at least. Overnight in Neo-Natal ICU along with the hometown bill and the ambulance ride to Rochester ... over $13,000.  :o But then as they say in the commercial, finding out at 2:00 A.M. after being up over a day and a half that your newborn boy is absolutely A.O.K.
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #33 on: July 25, 2002, 08:18:22 pm »
Zach's doing GREAT too!! 8) ;D :) ;D.  He was at the doctor's a week or so ago and weighed in at 11 1/2 pounds and was 24" long.  He is average for weight but according to the Doc out of a hundred babies only five would be taller than he is.  He is sleeping thru some nights now.  That's real  8) 8).  Mommy goes back to work Aug 2.  He's going to get along just fine with out her but I'm not sure how she's going to do with him :-/ ;D
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #34 on: August 28, 2002, 08:32:05 am »
Congratulations Gordon  8)

I don't think I could have done what you did, You Da Man!

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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #35 on: September 07, 2004, 07:41:16 am »
Whooohoo!  ;D

Way to have a baby Gordon!
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #36 on: September 07, 2004, 12:41:25 pm »
Gordon...that was the best story...the most wonderful news!   You did VERY well.   :D
Your wife and little Heather are beautiful.  
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #37 on: September 07, 2004, 01:15:12 pm »
Way to go, Gordon. All we went through was 72 hours of 123 MPH winds. YOU had the BIG job. 8) 8) 8)   Glad to see the Mrs and little one are doing well.
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #38 on: September 07, 2004, 01:17:19 pm »
Hey y'all need to know that this was a dredged up thread about an event that happened over two years ago!  Its still cool but just know it didn't jest happen. :)
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Re: we have a new baby--guess who delivered her
« Reply #39 on: September 07, 2004, 03:07:42 pm »
Gordon,

Great story, got to say it was a bit more eventful than my wife giving birth this past Friday.  We had ours all scheduled for a pre-planned c-section, day and time and all, even knew we were having a boy.  Yours, you'll remember for the rest of your life; me, I won't remember the details at all.  Congrats.  Bring your daughter to the FF piggy roast and I'll bring my boy Russell, and we'll introduce them.   ;D

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