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Well, baby is due on Sunday but theoretically could come any day now. Did you hear that, baby? Any day now. The second pregnancy has been relatively uneventful but definitely more tiring with a 15-month-old involved. I’m so thankful my parents have been here for almost two weeks now to help out as we await the arrival; while Bart has been super amazing as usual, we could never have managed this well on our own.

I could say a lot about pregnancy and all the thoughts and emotions associated with it or described the unique aspects of this one, but as we count down the final days I thought I would keep it relatively light by reflecting on some of the questions and comments I have received over the last few months. Most are pretty benign or guileless, even if they get annoying in their frequency or short-sightedness.

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It isn’t my intention for the Taylor Approximation to become just a pregnancy blog while we await the arrival of our child, but clearly preparations for a baby tend to get priority over other activities, especially as the day draws near. I’m at 31 weeks now, just two months away from the due date. I feel that pretty much everything is settled and we’re functional and prepared for a newborn, at least as prepared as anybody can be–which is pretty much not at all, except that he has a car seat and a place to sleep, along with oodles of cute and helpful doodahs that are nice to have but not necessary for survival. I know the last 9 weeks will go by quickly, but I also feel that, just like the rest of the pregnancy, it will go slowly at the same time.

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At 28 weeks, I am officially in my third trimester. We have less than three months left until our little guy is due, and I’m equal parts ready for it to be here and content to have a little time left. The second trimester was crammed full of travel, visitors, projects, and general churn which only just wrapped up over Memorial Day weekend. It was great to be busy when I was feeling well, but now our schedule for the summer is looking more relaxed, and I am looking forward to coasting a bit to the finish line.

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