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Family Ties: Wishing For Resemblance

Once you get past the gender, name, weight, length, health, and labor inquiries, it seems like the next question asked about a newborn is, "Who does she look like?" When she's just hours old, it is often hard to tell who the baby resembles.

When I was pregnant last time, I had a dream — make that a nightmare — that I had a boy who looked just like me. Finding my husband very attractive, I hoped our children would look like him. However, I've met some mothers who yearn for their tots to look like them. I told one of my friends who happens to have a rather attractive husband, "Your daughter is starting to look more and more like you!" She said, "You know how happy that makes me, right?"

Did you wish for a mini me?

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