We’re now less than a week from Sarah’s estimated due date. Since some very large percentage of women deliver in the period from one week before the due date to one week after (and since many other women deliver prematurely), I feel comfortable declaring that, as a purely statistical matter, I’m already the father to a bouncing baby girl.* Call it Schrödinger’s baby.
*Yes, I feel comfortable grossly abusing half-remembered statistics from the childbirth class we attended. I’m a lawyer – we’re verbal. If I were numerate at all I’d be something useful, like an architect or an accountant.