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The Fourth Trimester Is Officially ‘A Thing’ – And It’s Not All About Baby

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The Fourth Trimester Is Officially ‘A Thing’ – And It’s Not All About Baby

A good friend of mine is officially overdue. She's 41 weeks pregnant, three centimeters dilated, and ready for her baby to get out of her body yesterday.  Maybe you know the feeling? Once we get to week 38 or 39, we're officially over it. "I'm so done," or "Get out of my belly," you might have been remarking to anyone who will listen as the days creep slowly by. Only a slim minority of women don't want the pregnancy to end. And I certainly wasn't one of them. At least we have a timer of sorts - we can track our progress...

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