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5 weeks

Today I received an email notification from babycenter stating that our baby is 5 weeks old and roughly the size of a sesame seed. It went on to say that the baby's brain is beginning to grow.

I can't wait for tomorrow's ultrasound! I know we won't be able to see much of anything, but at least we'll be able to figure out this twin madness once and for all!

As for Meg, she's sound asleep (making it the second night in a row where she's gone to bed before 8pm)


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