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have 3, but make sure to space them all apart carefully:
by the time your lastborn is somersaulting in your stomach like a medium
load of laundry, your first should already be 4, while your middle child should be 3.
That way, they’ll be used to holding each other’s hands and yours. No squatting or
lifting for you. You’ll hold hands everywhere. When you cross the street. On your way to
the hospital for check-ups. And to the delivery room. If he’s there, good. If he’s not,
that’s good, too. Because by then, you will already have months of practice in
the art of clutching and carrying valuables while walking away together.