Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Did you know…

…that at any one time, 4% of women in the United States are pregnant?

…fewer than 10% of babies are born on their exact due date?

…carrying a baby “high” or “low” is dependent on the woman’s body type and can’t really tell you if it’s a boy or a girl?

…pregnant women have a heightened sense of smell, which some experts believe is the body’s way of protecting a pregnant woman from foods that might harmful to the baby?

…the average size for a full term baby is 8 pounds?

…that a first pregnancy lasts longer than any subsequent ones?

…hospitals have reported that Labor & Delivery is busier during thunderstorms?

…the average weight gain for a pregnant women is about 30 pounds?

…the average age of the first time mother is 25-29?

…that Arizona has the third highest birth rate in the U.S.?

…the Girl and her beau MJ, who also live in Arizona, are going to have a baby, too?!

…that means I have TWO grandbabies on the way?

…we are beside ourselves with happiness??

happydancecouple

P.S. If you think I’m an excited, giggly, pain-in-the-ass around Christmastime? You don’t even want to be near to me now.

14 comments:

  1. Start your shopping and decorating RIGHT now Dawn. You are going to need all that time! Congratulations on all the good news!

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  2. Goody for you! Oh, and for your children, also. So exciting. This is the benefit of being a young mom. My son is getting married in September. My DIL to be has told me she wants to be pregnant withing a year. We'll see what happens...
    I love your dancing couple. I feel your excitement! So happy for you!

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  3. That is so wonderful! The little cousins will get to grow up together and be best friends. So happy for all of you!

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  4. Congratulations, Dawn - what an exciting time for your family!

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  5. Yay!!!! That's wonderful! Cousins are awesome.

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  6. I would be dancing too!!! Good for you and congratulations to all of you!!!!!!!!!!!
    Smiles,
    Gigi

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  7. I'm happy for you! Of course, it sort of freaks me out that someone a year younger than me will be a GRANDMOTHER!!! Yikes!

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  8. Such great news Dawn! Looking forward to the day myself. I can wait for now :)

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  9. Congrats. Christmas time? You sure start that early.

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  10. Holy toledo that is FABULOUS!

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  11. Happy Happy!
    My sister had twins 10 weeks after my daughter was born. The family (especially grandparents and aunties) was so excited that there was ALWAYS a baby to be held.

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  12. I was so happily surprised when I found out this news! It's great to have lots of little ones in the family now!!! Yay!

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