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The Run-up: Week 6

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You know one of those tiny, vaguely tube shaped licorice sprinkles? That’s how long your baby is from “crown to rump.” That measurement is also called crown-rump length, or CRL. This week your baby starts growing a face. Hopefully one as striking and handsome as yours. And not one they’ll eventually trade with Nicolas Cage.

Your Partner: Might be freaking out about the chances of miscarriage. Take her to dinner and talk about anything else.

Here’s everything that you should know for this week. (You can also look back to Week 5 or skip ahead to Week 7)

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  1. Do you plan on sending your kids back to school this fall?
    Yes. I trust that our schools are taking precautions.
    No. We don't feel that proper precautions are in place.
    I'm not sure yet. It depends on how things progress.
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