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Old 10-16-2014, 05:02 AM   #1
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Wa-hay - I'm a surrogate auntie!

My friend Lucy (aged 40) has had a bouncing baby boy with all the right numbers of fingers, toes and other bits after two very traumatic goes at IVF.

That was the good news. The not so good news (you are permitted to laugh!). He is to be called Dax Myron!!!! Whatever happened to James and William and Thomas? And I hate to think what his future school mates will make of Myron! Lucy is an environmentalist with a particular thing for Badgers (as you probably know "Dachs" is German for "badger". It's a good job she isn't choose the Welsh name for "badger". It translates as "Ground Pig")

Oh well, mother and baby are doing well and I wish them all the best for now and the future.

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Old 10-16-2014, 05:42 AM   #2
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Congrarulations, to you and your friend! It's wonderful to be an aunt.

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Old 10-16-2014, 10:03 PM   #3
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Being an Aunt is the best thing. Congratulations!
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Old 10-16-2014, 10:24 PM   #4
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Congratulations! Babies are just so much fun.
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Old 10-16-2014, 10:24 PM   #5
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congrats, maddie.
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Old 10-17-2014, 02:11 AM   #6
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Congratulations to everyone! I love being an Auntie and soon will be a "grand-aunt" for the second time!

As for the name, it could be worse. A young Mom we adore named her son "Zane" and yes, he does get called Zaney...by his parents no less!
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Old 10-19-2014, 12:08 AM   #7
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I recently became grand-aunt. I am way too young to be the sister of a grandma. It's the first baby in the family in over 25 years.

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