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Kara's First Day — A Visual Birth Story

By dearcrissy |

VBAC birth story

Baby's First Year, meet Kara!

I am so happy to be blogging here at Baby’s First Year to kick off 2012, and would love to introduce all of you to my gorgeous baby girl — Kara Elizabeth.

Kara was born on December 14th, 2011, at 11:11 a.m., weighing 7 lbs., 7 oz., and measured 20 in.

Kara is the fruit of a successful VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean), and I could not be more proud to be able to say that!

In a group photography effort that included my husband, a labor and delivery nurse, my mom, and myself, I managed to obtain a lovely little collection of images from Kara’s first day.

Click below to see the visual story of her arrival!

You can also read her full VBAC birth story today on Dear Crissy, my personal blog!

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Kara's First Day --- A Visual Birth Story

Kara's First Day

I think one of the nurses grabbed my camera to take this shot, immediately following that final push!

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Crissy is a blogger and stay at home mom who resides in the Midwest with her two children. She has contributed to Babble, allParenting, BabyCenter and New Parent. In addition to writing, she also adores photography. More of her work can be found on her website, Dear Crissy.

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10 thoughts on “Kara's First Day — A Visual Birth Story

  1. Karen says:

    Love the photos! Kara is such sweet baby!

  2. Amy says:

    Beautiful pictures of a gorgeous little girl! Loved your birth story too. Congrats! :)

  3. Kate says:

    Beautiful photos! Thanks for sharing Kara’s first day.

  4. Kimberley Meier says:

    Congratulations! Kara is stunning! I’m glad that you got to have a wonderful birth experience.

  5. Irene says:

    She is gorgeous!. Congrats on your vbac. Its amazing isn’t it. I’m having total baby envy!

  6. Heather Moore says:

    Congrats on your VBAC! I just VBAC’d in August and know how proud you are! Such an awesome feeling. :) http://www.thetreehugginmomma.com/2011/08/quintons-birth-story-unlikely-vbac.html

    Congrats again! She is beautiful!!

  7. Cinda says:

    Congratulations! What a beautiful sweet baby girl.

  8. PATTI says:

    She’s beautiful ~ Congratulations!!

  9. Maegan Morin says:

    Congratulations on the VBAC (i envy you! I tried so hard to have one) and congratulations on your beautiful baby girl. She is a gem.

  10. Tiffany Cruz says:

    She is so cute. Congrats.

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