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My MW did this at our appointment last night. It was so much fun! I was wondering if anyone else had done it. Here is a pic (forgive the stretch marks!).

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I love it!

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awww!!! i've been wanting this done! so cute!!! i thought my kids would really love it.. but i dont know if my mw does it- did you ask or did she bring it up?!

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That is too cool!

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We did a belly cast and have thought about drawing the belly map on the cast. Not sure though. I do LOVE the picture!!! And the stretch marks....they are battle scars!!!!
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Very cool! Does your baby really have that much room? I love the pic!

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Very cool!

No need to ask for forgiveness for stretch marks. Your belly is beautiful!
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i love it

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awww!!! i've been wanting this done! so cute!!! i thought my kids would really love it.. but i dont know if my mw does it- did you ask or did she bring it up?!
She brought it up....but I bet a lot of midwives would like to do it, even if it's not something they do on a regular basis. You just need watercolor crayons.

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Very cool! Does your baby really have that much room? I love the pic!
hehe, no...it's not 100% anatomically correct for sure. She said the head is much lower too, but she drew everything in the general vicinity of where it actually is...guessing on placenta and cord location of course (we don't know placenta location since I've declined u/s).

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