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Old 06-17-2012, 09:23 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Curious, what's the big deal about what trimester you are in? Why did the docs choose to split it into three parts vs two or four? Why do we celebrate starting a new trimester? *chuckles* 

 

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The division into trimesters is loosely based on foetal developmental stages. I guess we celebrate the end of each trimester because we like to celebrate milestones and are excited about getting closer to having the baby.

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Human beings enjoy celebrating all sorts of milestones. Life is gorgeous. Congratulations on entering your third trimester! 


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