The Baby Project This summer, NPR is following a group of expectant mothers to document the final month leading to delivery.

Sarah says she's learned the basics of parenting in the 8 weeks Finnley James has been around. Among those lessons: What worked yesterday is not going to work tomorrow. Courtesy of Sarah Crossman hide caption

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Courtesy of Sarah Crossman

Matt, Loriani and Valentina Eckerle spend some time on the beach. Both mom and dad are pitching in equally, six weeks after their baby was born. Courtesy of Loriani Eckerle hide caption

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The process of getting married and having a child simultaneously has been stressful, but has also brought them closer together. Courtesy of Brad Horn hide caption

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