The countdown continues…with a checkup from the Gyno lady no less. An invasion of m’lady’s delivery part to learn we’re not delivering this week when the baby is considered “full term”. Such Gyno visits are now weekly going forward, with the all too familiar throne fit for a queen:

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No worries. I don’t have to view the invasion thanks to modern technology known as the paper that goes over my wife’s legs. So what’s are baby the size of this week, trusty babycenter.com? The size of a frozen obscure vegetable patty found only in New Guinea and rarely eaten here in New York unless the moon gods will it ever fourth equinox? Ah just found out what the size is which by no means is as dramatic as I originally speculated:

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Your baby is as lofty as a stalk of Swiss chard and weighs 6 1/3 pounds. (Length: a bit over 19 inches, head to heel.)

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Okay that cleared nothing up. Full term baby girl, don’t bother committing to memory a stalk of Swiss chard. Can the Swiss even grow…this vegetable thingy? What is this Chardonnay Swiss thingy? Why does babycenter.com not appreciate American vegetation which I can relate to? Anyways, congrats on being over 6 pounds baby Rangirl. Mommy makes sure I know you are in fact growing.

Many babies have a full head of hair at birth, with locks from 1/2 inch to 1 1/2 inches long. But don’t be surprised if your baby’s hair isn’t the same color as yours.

You know the deal sweet angel. Daddy’s little girl must be as close to my hair color as possible. I see a twinge of blonde and there will be paternity tests galore. You’ve been hiccuping like crazy in the womb- some folklore imply that as a sign of a full head of hair. Being half Indian, you also have the hairiest limbs as well so I expect the hiccups to get out of control.

Ah my little furry full-term shard of Swiss. We await the 3 more weeks.

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