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Feb 5, 2009

Funny Noises

Mal and I were watching a video of Lily, our friends’ Josh and Cheryl’s baby, tonight on Facebook. Oscar’s reaction to baby noises was pretty amusing.

We think one day he might actually make his head spin around in a full circle. That could be really cool to see, but we’d probably have to go adopt another dog.

It should be interesting to see how he reacts when we have our own baby in the house.

Feb 5, 2009

Diapers

I’ve heard people talk about having “diaper parties”… it’s kind of like a baby shower, except it’s usually all the guys. And you bring diapers as gifts and sit around and drink beer. I’m not exactly sure what all happens at a normal baby shower. The thought of being in a room with that many women talking about babies and contractions and placentas and ovaries and estrogen makes me black out.

The diaper party sounds like fun… as long as no one brings Chewable Pampers, featured in this Saturday Night Live commercial over the weekend.

Feb 2, 2009

Heartbeat

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Mal had another check-up at the doctor today. Today is 17-weeks and three days. Everything is good and seems to be normal… found out Mal can take some cold medicine (as long as it’s Tylenol-brand) to feel better and it won’t hurt the baby.

We have to wait four more weeks for the next ultrasound, which will hopefully tell us if what we are expecting. I don’t know if I can wait that long… although I guess I don’t have much of a choice. I’m pretty sure none of my camera gear can see through skin.

The nurse let us hear the heartbeat, though. For the people who try to figure out the sex with the heartbeat it came in as 161 beats per minute. Take a listen below… I’ve been playing it over and over for a while now. Unbelievable.

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I wish I kept recording… the nurse moved the little-baby-heartbeat-measurement-thingy and it made a funny sound that resembled a growling bear.