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Francis Dan Riel, Also-Known-As KIKO

More than four years ago
I've never thought
that another baby would
be brought to the world...

Like most expectant mothers,
I already prepared a name for my upcoming baby.
 One name for a boy: Francis Dan Riel, derived from
Francisco - name of my father-in-law Danilo - name of my father Ariel - my husband's name
two selections for a girl: Karla Ariesa and Lourina Therese, originated from
Ariel and Theresa - my husband's name and mine Lourdes and Marina - my mother's name and name of my mother-in-law
Since, we have already a daughter and a son, the baby's gender was no longer an issue to us. But my OB-Gyne recommended a pelvic ultrasound during my fifth moth of pregnancy. The fact that I was having pre-term labor, she would like to know the fetal size, check on the placenta and amniotic fluid. She wanted to determine what caused my abdomen to harden frequently.
Within a gravid uterus is a single fetal structure, presently in cephalic presentat…