Step right up and place your bets, folks!
Readers have suggested observing the imminent (?) arrival of Baby Girl with the purest form of celebration: a betting pool. Which Mr. Candy thought was a grand idea. Because what better way to christen a precious new life than with a li’l gambling?!
So please help us welcome Baby Girl into this world with a prize on her head. (The winner of The Pool will receive Votre Vu’s Cheveux Heureux Shampoo Riche, a $28 value.) Simply guess when you think she will arrive — just the birth date — and, for the purposes of a tie-breaker, her birth weight. And, for the purposes of a tie-breaker-breaker, who you think her baby daddy is.
No! I kid! Mr. Candy is the daddy. I’m almost certain.
Some back-story to help you make a more educated guess:
Due date: July 28, 2009
Mucus plug status: Gone… gone… outta here
Membrane sweep: Two of ’em; July 16 and 23
State of the Cervix (as of this morning): 1-1/2 cm dilated; 80 percent effaced
Ultrasound-based weight estimate: 6 lbs., 5 oz. as of July 10
MY birth weight: 9 lbs., 13 oz. (or, in medical terms, a little porker). In my defense, however, I WAS a month late. *AHEM*
Place your bets in the comments section. One entry per person (please use your real e-mail address). Best o’ luck, Baby Betters!
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UPDATE: BETTING POOL IS NOW CLOSED! BUT YOU ARE, OF COURSE, WELCOME TO STILL VENTURE A GUESS FOR FUN.