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#1 of 7 Old 06-02-2008, 01:58 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Today, at 38w5d. It turned out really well. And cost me $10. Nice! Anyone else? I need to take a pic of it!

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We did mine at about 36.5 weeks. I did it at 36 weeks last time so I wanted it for comparison around the same gestation. Mine cost more than $10, that's for sure. I only had 1 roll of good casting material left so I had to run and get some from the craft store for $5/ a roll.

My belly looks different but not dramatically so. I'm 15 lbs lighter this time so that makes a difference. Also my uterus is a lot lower this time. I need to get pics up.

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We just did mine yesterday. It was my first time & a surprisingly sexy experience for dh & I.
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Just curious, but how do you do a belly cast?
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I just bought a roll of plaster tape, lubed up with some petroleum jelly and stuck it on. Totally easy.

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I got a kit (bought it online) and will be doing it at 38 weeks. I'd love to see some pics.

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Originally Posted by mamma2kaden View Post
We just did mine yesterday. It was my first time & a surprisingly sexy experience for dh & I.
We thought so, too, when we did our 1st one (3rd pregnancy). With our 4th, we decided to do it in private.

This time, we skipped it. I have both of them, unfinished. Figured I don't need 3 collecting dust! Some day, we'll finish them off....
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