Baby Amelia has arrived at 37.5 weeks and weighing 8.1 lbs.

After an 18 hour insane labour that ended in an emergency c-section, the baby came out perfectly healthy and safe.

I suffered very low sugars through-out the labouring process and fought very hard to keep them above 4.0 with basal decreases, lots of juice, glucose tabs and sandwiches (which is sooo not good if you have a c-section).

Baby Amelia's sugar was 3.6 upon delivery and has remained constant between 3.2 and 4.4. A few little issues with BILIRUBIN counts, but so far she is out of the woods for getting a 'sun tan' (UV lamp). Every day she has had bloodwork and they continue to monitor the minor glitch.




Thanks everyone for the support and advice!

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She is GORGEOUS! I am so glad that you and baby are doing well! Her little outfit with the duck feet..aawwww super cute! CONGRATS!!!!!!!
Congratulations! She is just perfect!

Sending you lots of strength for the recovery. Enjoy these special days!
She is beautiful!!!
Congratulations!!!!
Congrats! thanks for sharing her pic with us!
she's gorgeous! congratulations!!!
Congrats!! She's beautiful.
Thanks everyone!

We are happy blessed lucky ducks :)
Congratulations what a beautiful baby girl.
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Congrats! She is perfect!

I'm so happy for you!! It's good to know that this hard journey called pregnancy with diabetes has ended well for both of you!

I'm 29 wks and I seriously can't wait to be in your shoes!
What a beautiful girl! Congratulations!

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