It took 3 long days...

A few weeks before I wejf into labour, my husband and I had narrowed ourselves down to 2 first name picks for our first child, a daughter.

Her due date approached and still we hadnt decided on a name, though by now we were starting to lean in opposite directions.

Three days after her due date i went into labour. She was born on the fourth day via emergency c-section. We were both completely exhausted from the stress of labour and surgery and lack of sleep… and by now neither of us was budging from our own choice.

They finally let us go home from the hospital the following day. Friends and family (mostly family) were starting to make slightly rude comments about our indecision - only adding to the stress of the situation. We decided to try using one name for a day and the other the next and see if we could reach an amicable decision.

Somehow it worked and we finally agreed on her first name! Such an immense sense of relief. It still took several weeks to pick out her middle name but luckily no one made any comments about that.

Needless to say, if we are lucky enough to have a next one we will definitely work as hard as we can to choose ONE name before they arrive. We are not the sort of people who can decide on a name after the baby is born!

[name_m]Welcome[/name_m] to the world [name_f]Fenna[/name_f] [name_f]Lily[/name_f], born [name_f]April[/name_f] 28 in the UK :heart:


Congratulations! That’s a beautiful name!

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Congratulations!! [name_f]Fenna[/name_f] [name_f]Lily[/name_f] is a gorgeous choice! :heart:

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I’m the same way about names I like to have the name picked in advance, I’m sorry about the rude comments you got though - that’s not cool!

[name_f]Fenna[/name_f] [name_f]Lily[/name_f] :cherry_blossom: is a gorgeous name!! Congratulations on your new baby girl! :confetti_ball:

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Congratulations! What a gorgeous name :tulip:

[name_m]Welcome[/name_m] [name_f]Fenna[/name_f]!

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[name_f]Love[/name_f] [name_f]Fenna[/name_f], that name is so underrated. And [name_f]Lily[/name_f] is an old favorite for me too. They’re great names.

Wow, what a rough experience! I’m glad you and little [name_f]Fenna[/name_f] are ok now! Such a sweet name!

Congrats. [name_f]Gorgeous[/name_f] name :blossom::cherry_blossom:

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Congratulations! What a pretty name :heart_eyes::heart_eyes:

What a beautiful choice, I adore [name_f]Fenna[/name_f]. Congratulations!

[name_f]Fenna[/name_f] [name_f]Lily[/name_f] is absolutely stunning and such a unique, beautiful name for a little girl! Huge congratulations!

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[name_f]Fenna[/name_f] [name_f]Lily[/name_f] is gorgeous!! congratulations :heart:

Huge congratulations!

Firstly wishing you a speedy recovery after such a challenging birth :yellow_heart:

I think F3nna L1ly is beautiful.

Good luck :sparkles:

congratulations!!! she has a gorgeous name, wishing a quick and safe recovery with lots of rest <3

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Such a gorgeous and amazing name!! Wishing you and your lovely family so much health and happiness :green_heart:

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Congratulations! Her name is lovely!

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Congratulations on the arrival of your baby girl!

She has a lovely name! Very unique and sweet. What a beautiful choice.

Good luck with everything 🩷

Congratulations on the beautiful baby girl and oh my goodness, what an incredible name! [name_f]Fenna[/name_f] is absolutely stunning.

Congratulations on your first baby that’s so exciting! [name_m]Welcome[/name_m] [name_f]Fenna[/name_f] :sunflower:

Congratulations! [name_f]Fenna[/name_f] is gorgeous :heart_eyes: