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Amy's Election Baby now football-sized

by Amy Troy

kgw.com

Posted on August 25, 2008 at 5:38 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 4 at 2:32 PM


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By: Amy Troy

When you're expecting, you'll hear this comparison. At seven months into your pregnancy your baby is, statistically, the size of a football. Well, we've hit that mark. Seven months along. (Yep, the suit coats are getting snug - and some of the camera shots are even snugger.)

So I pulled a football out of our basement - just to get a feel for the size of our unborn daughter. It's mind-boggling how fast they grow and develop.

Just a few months ago she was, again statistically speaking, the size of an olive. My husband, Damien, and I are experiencing what other first-time parents have already shared - sheer giddiness as that magical "birthday" nears.

Our baby girl is due on Election Day. Presidential elections are always memorable, but for this first-time Mom, this one is shaping up to be extraordinary.

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