The Run-up: Week 18
Your kids eyes (which are yours, BTW) are developed enough to detect light, though they’ll stay behind closed lids for now. What’s also cool is that all the facial features are pretty much where they’re supposed to be, which is awesome because you weren’t planning on raising a Picasso.
Your Partner: She may need to take a quick nap or two during the day. Support this behavior by taking one with her.
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