|A big brother, not a father, in case anyone was wondering.|
|One of the items on my bucket list is to prowl the hallway of the maternity ward during a storm,|
and when asked for the gender of the child, respond in sync with a flash of lightning,
The first six strips from the week of May 10-15 are the earliest instances of pre-baby comics I could find, and I thought they would end there as quickly as they came. But looking through further dates showed more comics based on the pregnancy. They were really devoting themselves to this.
However, around June, the newspaper these comics were found in had large holes in their online collection, and I didn't have the time or sources to find alternatives. Any that I've missed will have to be left to the dustbin of history.
Even at this late stage, they were still allowing audiences with the illusion of choice in the result. And after the baby was finally born, they weren't quite yet finished milking the cow, even as the potential was dry upon delivery.