06 December 2012

vegan pregnancy: introducing...

so much for that 40 week update i had been working on last week - it seems i didn't quite get there because our little vegan bean couldn't wait for his due date to arrive and he joined us 3 days early!   and although i was a little sad to see my pregnancy come to an end, i was so excited to meet our baby and ultimately i knew the best was yet to come.

i couldn't have hoped for a better birth experience - powered by green smoothie, water, yogic breathing and m's incredible support, we welcomed our little one last thursday evening in a beautiful home waterbirth with the assistance of 2 incredible midwives.  it was the most awe inspiring experience and we are all well and have been hunkered in for some serious loving.

and here he is!  allow me to introduce to you our beautiful little boy, Woodrow Fox.


 

so this is just a quick little post, i can't stay long as i've got some serious snuggling to do...

xo




40 comments:

  1. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! He is absolutely beautiful. I'm so glad you had a satisfying labor; I'm at 32 weeks, and am starting to freak out over my plans for a natural birth. Thanks for sharing your experience, it's helping me a little bit. :) Enjoy your snuggling!!

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    1. i know you can do it beautiful mama!

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  2. Jess... he is so beautiful!!! Congratulations on your amazing birth experience as well. How incredible and empowering!!! Wishing you and M the best in these early days... xox

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    1. thanks sweet lisa, can't wait for you to meet him one day soon...

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  3. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! So happy for you! :) He looks absolutely beautiful and perfect.

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  4. Congrats to you and M!! He is adorable and I love his name. So happy to hear that you had a wonderful birth experience. Enjoy the snuggles!

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  5. i am all teary over here! woodrow is so beautiful and i LOVE his name. congratulations to you and m, and i can't wait to hear more! xoxoxoxo

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    1. aww, thank you caitlin! more coming soon.... xo

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  6. Congratulations to you all! What an adorable little guy and I love his name! I'm so happy for you that you had such a great birth experience. Enjoy every moment!

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  7. Wonderful news, congratulations! He is adorable. Enjoy the baby bliss!

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  8. Great name; beautiful boy. Congratulations!

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  9. Congratulations! He is so beautiful!

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  10. Congratulations! and Good Work,mama! he is just perfect, and you are a goddess warrior!

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    1. yes! totally how i felt after the birth!

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  11. He's perfect! What a cutie! Congrats, vegan babies are the best!

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    1. thanks kaycee, so happy to finally have him in my arms :)

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  12. He is so beautiful!! Congratulations!!

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  13. Congratulations! He's a beautiful bundle of perfection!!!

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  14. Congrats, Jess! He's beautiful. I hope to be able to meet him one day soon. xo

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  15. Congratulations, Jess and M! Welcome to the world, Woodrow! He is precious and so fortunate to be growing up vegan with wonderful parents.

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  16. So uber cute! Congratulations Jess :)

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  17. Oh my gosh! So happy for you. I was honestly just thinking about you last night and thought I might wake to find an announcement. Great name, awesome that you were able to have a home water birth, and so wonderful that everyone is healthy and happy. Enjoy this time soaking him in. :)

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  18. Congrats!! Isn't child birth the most WONDERFUL experience!?! I loved loved LOVED it - so empowering - well done to YOU :) Enjoy those tiny snuggles - they grow SO big SO quickly!

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    1. i loved it too! and oh, i'm just swooning for all the tiny snuggles - he's just the perfect armful.

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  19. What a beautiful, perfect baby! Congratulations!

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  20. Congratulations! Beautiful name and beautiful baby. Oh man, boys are so much fun! You're in for a wild ride and a real treat. =)

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    1. thank you sweet sayward for your congratulations and for your inspiring & informative book which i loved!! it was such a great resource for my pregnancy. xo

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  21. Congratulations! What a great name :)

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  22. Congrats! He’s beautiful. So happy to hear that everything went so perfectly :)

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  23. Congratulations and welcome Woodrow!

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  24. OMG He is the cutest thing ever!!

    Congratulations!!

    Esen
    cookbooksandcake.blogspot.com

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  25. Sweetheart, congratulations! What a wonderful story. I'm so happy to hear Woodrow is doing well. Thank you for sharing your exciting news. Sending you and your family lots of love. xo

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  26. Congratulations to you all and wish you the sweetest journey ahead. I am so happy for you! Lots of love.

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  27. Congratulations! Enjoy your babymoon! Parenthood is the best!

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  28. What an adorable little vegan!!!!! So happy for you and M! Best wishes for your little nugget :)

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  29. I know this is extremely belated, but I just wanted to say Congrats and send you and your little family huge virtual hugs! So extremely happy for you and M. :-)

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