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Borobaby, I've actually heard that siblings have a very high accuracy in predicting genders. I don't know how controlled this study was, but I heard something around 85%. So far, my mother and I have a 100% INaccuracy rating when guessing our babies' genders. My mother was much better guessing her granddaughter, although most of that was sheer hope rather than actually believing.

I wish I knew that my daughter would be able to get excited about a new sibling, but I don't know how much of the concept she will understand by 28 months. I'm hoping when I'm big and round and there are little kicks that maybe some of that will translate.

I did go on my weekend trip and either no one guessed that I was pregnant or no one was willing to come out and ask me. Being on a weird allergy diet and "car sick"
was a good cover. Now my mom is talking about going to be will my grandmother (she has breast cancer and is going in for surgery on the 29th) until Thanksgiving (when we all fly in to be with the family). We were excited about sharing with our extended family at Thanksgiving, but now we are thinking that it might be fun to share with my parents then too. They would be so surprised! We would, though, tell my brother and SIL before the trip. She desperately wants kids and he is scared and holding them back. I don't want us having our second to come between us. My MIL and FIL are on a trip until the beginning of Nov. We would probably tell them before Thanksgiving too, maybe week 10 or 11.

It is so weird to have this huge secret. I was sure that I was miscarrying last week. There was no blood though, just round ligament pain and a slight lessening of nausea. We fly out for Thanksgiving on week 12 (I will have completed week 12) and I have a visit with my midwife 3 days before to hopefully hear the heartbeat with a dopplar. I hope and pray that we will still have a healthy baby and that somehow I will be able to hear that heartbeat before our trip. If I DID miscarry, it would be so hard to share the sad news with close family. I hope, hope, hope that we won't have to worry about that.

Oh and this shirt is in the mail!
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Hehe! I'm secretly hoping he's right
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