How far along? 10 weeks
How big are the babies? Prunes
Best moment this week: Getting to see the little bambinos on the big screen again!
Symptoms: Morning sickness is still in swing, bed time is officially 9:00.
Movement: None yet
Food cravings: Tomato and rice soup and cheese sandwiches have been hitting the spot lately
Milestones: Second Appointment
Development: With bones and cartilage starting to form and vital organs beginning to function, babies are making major progress. Body length will almost double in the next three weeks, and arm joints are now working. (Soon, legs will start working too.)
Headlines from the day:
Study links humans to warming in the Arctic
Human-generated greenhouse gas emissions have helped reverse a 2,000-year trend of cooling in the Arctic, prompting warmer average temperatures in the past decade that now rank higher than at any time since 1 B.C., according to a study published in the online version of the journal Science.
Obama’s planned speech criticized
DALLAS - President Obama’s back-to-school address next week was supposed to be a feel-good story, but Republican critics are calling it an effort to foist a political agenda on children, creating yet another confrontation with the White House.
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