In some ways, OB is very primal. Associated with nature's cycles. Our months are measured in 28 days. Our years are 40 weeks long. And we can't count to more than 10 because we wouldn't have enough fingers...hence the 10 cm of dilation. ;)
There's just something, though, about getting a newly pregnant patient and calculating out her EDD. It's usually about 7 months out from today's date. And you occasionally look at the EDC and think "Wow, blah already?" I had that yesterday, her EDC is in NOVEMBER! That means pretty soon, we're going to be getting babies due in 2010!
And the cycle continues...
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