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24-week roundup

Doctor: New.
Sex: Male.
Attitude about placenta previa: Cavalier.

Baby: Present.
Heart rate: Normal.
Mood upon being prodded: Resentful.

Flavor of glucose drink for one-hour gestational diabetes test: Supersaturated Tang laced with a delicate whiff of rising gorge.
Results: Flunked, emphatically.
Eye-rolling: Lots, exasperated.