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    i'm going to give you some hope! My second baby...

    i'm going to give you some hope! My second baby was OP for my last month of pregnancy and like you I was worried and had heard the scary labour stories. My midwife also added that in her practice...
  2. Thread: Baby Lucia

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    Thank you so much for the kind words! :)

    Thank you so much for the kind words! :)
  3. Thread: Baby Lucia

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    Baby Lucia

    Lucia Linnea Pearl (pronouced Loo-sha) had a quick arrival into the world on January 18th. Daddy and Doula were on the phone with the midwife who was on her way. Big brother Truman Frederick Palmer...
  4. Down to the wire, last minute wild-card! Help!

    So ever since my last pregnancy a couple years ago I have loved the name Reverie. (nn Revi) My husband dismissed it out of hand then, but tonight I was talking with him and he does see the appeal...
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    I have a friend with this name in her 20's. It...

    I have a friend with this name in her 20's. It is actually short for Bodica in her case so she spells it with an i. She is a bit tomboyish and she wears it well.
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    Wow, I'm actually really surprised by all the...

    Wow, I'm actually really surprised by all the Vesper love! (Some of the comments have been pretty hilarious too though - "creepy" and "vapours" and not worth a "face palm!") Seriously Berries you...
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    I'm thinking the consensus on this thread is...

    I'm thinking the consensus on this thread is Vesper or Lucia then. That does help narrow it down. I don't mind meeting her first before committing 100%. Sometimes you get so inside your head that...
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    @jacklynrose, thankyou for your insightful post! ...

    @jacklynrose, thankyou for your insightful post! I like how your family just went with the different pronunciations instead of being annoyed or fighting it. It isn't as though we hate the other...
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    Thank you all! This is really valuable to hear...

    Thank you all! This is really valuable to hear the differing view points. I agree with @seazuno86 that Meadow and Pearl in one name is too wordy. It is really interesting to hear the differing...
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    Please weigh in!

    I am due in the next 2-3 weeks and don't know the gender. We have a 2 year old named Truman (nn Tru to satisfy my bohemian side, Truman to be formal enough to satisfy my husband's need for it to be...
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    A brother for Truman

    I am now 10 weeks pregnant with baby number two and it is time to get serious about names again. So here is how we decided on Truman: My husband wanted a distinguished name, I wanted a shorter...
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    I am doing delayed vaccinations for my child (for...

    I am doing delayed vaccinations for my child (for the most part, although he did have the 5 in one HIB, Tetanus, pertussis, etc). I read the Dr Sears Vaccines book which I highly recommend as he...
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    I would also avoid further invasive procedures to...

    I would also avoid further invasive procedures to test for DS. It sounds as though this test has prepared you for the possibility of having a baby with DS, and while it may be nice to know...
  14. Thread: Our new LO...

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    Congratulations! How funny, I have a Truman and...

    Congratulations! How funny, I have a Truman and the only other name we seriously considered before meeting him was Sullivan. Good taste ;)
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    Shea seams fitting...

    Shea seams fitting...
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    Please check out mamabirth.blogspot.ca She has...

    Please check out mamabirth.blogspot.ca
    She has so very many stories about successful VBACs from women like yourself.
    She sometimes does let women write in about their unassisted home births (which...
  17. I haven't had anyone flat-out say that they...

    I haven't had anyone flat-out say that they dislike our son's name (Truman) but I have had a few quiet "oh, that's nice" (white -lie, haha) or "different" and especially a lot of comments asking who...
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    Compared to all of your favourites that you find...

    Compared to all of your favourites that you find too popular, the most fitting is Frederick. I agree with lovewm that you will may come to feel that it is the right choice if you sit with it for a...
  19. Wouldn't have found 'the one' without you berries!

    I just wanted to thank you all for your creativity and broadening my horizons as far as names go. On 10/11/12, after 11 hours of labour at home with our midwife and doula we welcomed Tru (Truman...
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    I think you can get away with Emery but for other...

    I think you can get away with Emery but for other options: Luca, Blythe, and my first reaction was actually Amity, which is interesting as I see a couple others have made this suggestion also.
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    I usually enjoy alliteration but you will not be...

    I usually enjoy alliteration but you will not be able to prevent people from shortening it and making it a little too 'cutesy' IMO.
    I would probably avoid Nico, as it ends with the same letter your...
  22. Lennox Teo Wesling is great!

    Lennox Teo Wesling is great!
  23. Thread: nn for Ophelia?

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    I've wondered about this too. When I was...

    I've wondered about this too. When I was considering this name I decided "O" would be the one I would probably use.
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    What a refreshing list! Loved reading through...

    What a refreshing list! Loved reading through them. Revel is my favourite!
  25. Rosegold - I think I could like it, but it is one...

    Rosegold - I think I could like it, but it is one that would have to grow on me.
    Holiday - My favorite by far. Use Lady as a nn.
    Topaz - Pretty sure my sister used to have a vehicle of this model....
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