Paul: "So how big is this baby?"
Dr. R: Smiles and gives a non answer like "right on track" or "just perfect."
P: (who is not easily deterred) "Okay. Now let's say this baby were a turkey. How big would it be? How many people would it feed on Thanksgiving?" (proving that the "it's a baby, not a turkey" response that a fellow blogger suggested and that I had used on Paul when he was obviously hoping that we'd set some sort of hospital record was not taken quite the way I had hoped it would be).
D.R.: "A turkey? It wouldn't feed very many. I'd say she's 7 1/2 lbs." (I ponder whether this means that Maggie is now 7 1/2 lbs or whether she will be 7 1/2 lbs in 4 weeks when she's due. Before I can think to ask she continues-) "How big was the last one again?"
Me: "9 lbs 4 oz."
D.R.: "Oh." (glances at the bump.) "You must just hide them really well, because I don't remember you being that big last time. It just must not show that much on you..."
So... I guess we'll have to wait and see...
I also had to report the fact that I'm still getting sick most days, either before or after I eat... I have to say though that getting sick like this is still preferable to having first trimester morning sickness. At least after I'm sick now I feel better! On the other hand, I lost a pound... how can anyone eat when their stomach is this crowded! There's just no room for food!