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Week 22: Life goes on

Caught Harry Potter’s final movie installment – The Deathly Hallows (Part 2) – last night. I remember watching the first movie 10 years ago with the then-boyfriend-now-hubby. Just like the actors and actresses on screen, we’ve both grown up since, hopefully in many ways beyond just our age, and are approaching the end of our book series – the married-with-no-kids life 🙂

Here’s an amazing fact from my weekly pregnancy e-newsletter: If your baby were born prematurely this week, he would have between a 10 and 20 percent chance of survival (higher with intensive care). With each day that your baby stays in the womb, his survival rate increases 3 percent.  I came across stories and images of preemies in NICU, truly heartbreaking yet what a testimony to the resilience of life (and benefits of modern medicine and healthcare) that preemies CAN survive from this week on….