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Meet Baby G!

Hello! Here is my little nut. I was so thrilled to see a healthy-looking, active baby at my 20-week scan. Isn't she cute?


We even got to see her yawn.


Now we get to settle on a name! Choosing a baby name is a big deal... but choosing a blog nickname isn't! Let's go with Nux Gallica, because I've been eating a ton of walnuts to get my omega-3 acids. We can call her Galli for short.

I think she likes it. She just did a somersault on my bladder. Aww, how adorable!

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  1. That's so cute. Wow. Adorable.

    Personally, I think you should toss Nux Gallica into the permanent name mix. She might not be a huge fan of it growing up, but there's a great story behind it, right? ;) Whatever name you pick for her,I'm sure it'll be a good one.

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  2. Congratulations!!! She's adorable.

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  3. neato! How exciting! She is bored with us already....

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  4. OOOH! How adorable is THAT! So sweet, and I'm so thrilled for you! I agree with Davin. Throw Nux Gallica into the mix...

    I remember choosing Darcy's name. It took us 4 weeks or something after we found out it was a girl. We knew one thing: the name had to be from something literary. Ah, Mr. Darcy... :)

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  5. Oh, DOH! That wasn't Davin! Sorry, Dominique! I'm on my netbook that has a screen the size of a paperback book, and it's late and I've been reading on the computer all day. Yeah.

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