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post #1 of 60
Thread Starter 

We had a thread like this in our last ddc and it was fun to look back after baby was born and see the predictions.  Anyone care to make some guesses?

 

Baby's gender

Guess-

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess-

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess-

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess-

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess-

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess-

Actual-

 

 

Feel free to add any xtra fun predictions you can think of:)

post #2 of 60
Thread Starter 

OK, here's mine...

 

 

Baby's gender

Guess- boy

Actual-boy

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess-  7/7/11  11:50am

Actual-7/4/11

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 8lbs 7oz and 20 1/2"

Actual-7lbs 9oz and 21"

 

Place of birth

Guess- hospital (but secretly hoping for home)

Actual-hospital

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 5 hrs (I've always had really long labors, but I dream of a short one!)

Actual- 16 1/2 hrs (my shortest yet)

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- dad

Actual - his three oldest siblings                                                                 his     


Edited by mamaw/two - 7/10/11 at 11:23am
post #3 of 60

Baby's sex

Guess- boy

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess-  7/20, 2am

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and length

Guess- 6lb, 8oz and 20 inches

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- birth center

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 1 day

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- his big brother (who looks like me with DH's coloring)

Actual- 


Edited by javilu - 12/23/10 at 9:08pm
post #4 of 60

Baby's sex

Guess- girl

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess-  6/28, 11pm

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 7lb, 2oz and 20 inches

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- birth center

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 10 hrs

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- dark hair- dad

Actual- 

post #5 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- Boy

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- July 5th, at night

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 9 lbs 2 oz. 20 in.

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- home

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 8 hours

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- hopefully like dad, I want brown eyes!

Actual-

post #6 of 60

This is a great idea! stillheart.gif

 

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Baby's gender

Guess- Girl stork-girl.gif

Actual-Girl! stork-girl.gif

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- coolshine.gifThursday July 14th 3:34am

Actual- coolshine.gifSunday 7-17-2011 3:35 PM (CLOSE!)

 

Baby's weight and length

Guess- 7lbs 5oz 20inchesthumb.gif

Actual- Haha! NINE Pounds Even And 20 1/2 Inches

 

Place of birth

Guess- h20homebirth.gifHome. Back Room. In the Birthing Pool. (that's the Plan!)waterbirth.jpg

Actual-h20homebirth.gifHome. Back Room. In the Birthing Pool. YUP!!!waterbirth.jpg

 

Length of labor

Guess- 6 hours

Actual-Total-21 1/2 Hours. Active-10 1/2

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/brother or sister

Guess- Blondey Like Mama and Brother. Brown Eyes would be neat this time, But Blue more than likely.

Actual- Looks Just Like Sister! Black Hair, Blue Eyes!


Edited by NuzzleNudge - 7/24/11 at 10:30pm
post #7 of 60


I was right on many things, but would have never guessed his low birth weight!

Here I go:

 

Baby's gender

Guess- Boy

Actual- Boy

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- July 5

Actual- July 9

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 50 cm, 3450 g

Actual- 50 cm, 2955 g

 

Place of birth

Guess- Private Clinic, Vienna

Actual- Private Clinic, Vienna

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 6 hours

Actual- 8 hours

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- dad

Actual- dad

 

 


Edited by Gismobabe - 7/31/11 at 9:02am
post #8 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- boy

Actual-boy

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- Aug 2nd 2am

Actual-July 24th 1:38am

 

Baby's weight and length

Guess- 8lbs 8oz 20inches

Actual-7lbs 9oz

 

Place of birth

Guess- hospital water birth

Actual-hospital

 

Length of labor

Guess- 14hours

Actual-20 hours

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/brother or sister

Guess-Dad

Actual-not sure yet LOL!


Edited by goster - 8/2/11 at 9:29am
post #9 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- Girl

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- July 4th, 2011 at 9 am

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 7 lbs, 5 oz., 20 in.

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- Hospital via scheduled c-section

Actual-

 

Length of labor

Guess- Scheduled c-section due to two previous c-sections... So however long it takes the OB.

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- Dad

Actual-

post #10 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- girl

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- June 21, 6:21am (well, I'd probably guess more like 3am, but I think the 6:21 on 6/21 would be cool and it's just a random guess anyway and 6am would be more "convenient" than 3am :)

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and length

Guess- 8 pounds, 2 ounces and 21 inches

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- home (maybe in the master bedroom - on the floor)

Actual-

 

Length of labor

Guess- 3 hours, 45 minutes (hope I'm not jinxing myself into a days long labor :)

Actual-

post #11 of 60

 

Baby's gender

Guess- boy even though I would really like a girl after 3 boys

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- July 11th 7:30 am (due date 7/4- 2 of babys brothers were born between 7 and 8 am)

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and length

Guess- 10lbs 10 oz (other 3 were 7lbs 12, 8lbs 12, 9lbs 10 so if we continue with the pattern), 21"

Actual-

 

Place of birth- home, in the living room in the tub

Guess-

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 3-4 hrs

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- its 3 brothers, they all look so much alike

Actual-

post #12 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- Boy (lots of boy anatomy dreams--weird I know)

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- 7/20/11.  It's DH's last day of work  14:00

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 7lbs 10oz  21" (I'm hoping for a little one--my sister had biggins)

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- Home in the pool wherever we decide to set it up

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 13hrs

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- Mom (my family has some pretty strong genes)

Actual-

post #13 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- Girl

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- July 9th 3:27pm

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 22.5 inches, 7 lbs 3 oz  (heavier and as long as her brother;)

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- water birth at the birth center

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 6 hours. Last time I was only about 8 hours so maybe this will be quicker

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- totally mailman. Why? Why not? lol

Actual-

post #14 of 60

Baby's gender Guess- Male

Actual-

Baby's birth date and time Guess- 7/22/11 4:00pm

Actual- Baby's weight and lenth Guess- 7lbs 6 oz Actual- Place of birth Guess- Hospital Actual- Lenth of labor Guess- 15 hours Actual- Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman Guess- dad Actual-

post #15 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- girl

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- 7/28  2215

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 8-1, 20.5

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- hospital

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 4hrs

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- a wonderful mix of both

Actual-

post #16 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- Girl

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- July 18th 3:32AM

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 20 in 7lb 1 oz

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- Hospital room

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 18 hours. My first was super long so I hope this one is shorter

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- totally mailman. Hopefully like me, we used a donor and I think it would be odd if this baby popped out looking just nothing like me!

Actual-

post #17 of 60

 

Baby's gender

Guess- Girl

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- June 29th, 9PM

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 7lbs. 4oz. 20"

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- Home

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess- 3 hours

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- Mailman. DS looks like me and DD looks like DH, so this one is up in the air. 

Actual-

post #18 of 60

This is fun!

 

Baby's gender

Guess-  Boy

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess-  July 18th, 4:00 pm

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and lenth

Guess- 8 lbs, 5 ozs, 20 inches

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- Austin, hospital

Actual-

 

Lenth of labor

Guess-  22 hours

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess-  Both

Actual-

post #19 of 60
Baby's gender
Guess- Boy
Actual- GIRL!



Baby's birth date and time
Guess- 7/15 8:45am
Actual- 7/08 5:02PM



Baby's weight and length
Guess- 7lb 14oz
Actual- 7lb 12oz



Place of birth
Guess- Home (wishful thinking)
Actual- Yay!, Got my HBAC!



Lenth of labor
Guess- 9 hours
Actual- 12 hours start to finish, but with about 3 hour break in the middle



Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman
Guess- Mom (DD looks like her dad, so next one should look like me!)
Actual- Can't tell yet. smile.gif
Edited by ArcticRose - 7/10/11 at 12:09pm
post #20 of 60

Baby's gender

Guess- boy

Actual-

 

Baby's birth date and time

Guess- June 30, 2:14 AM

Actual-

 

Baby's weight and length

Guess- 7 lb, 10 oz; 20"

Actual-

 

Place of birth

Guess- home, my bedroom

Actual-

 

Length of labor

Guess- 5 hours

Actual-

 

Baby looks like mom/dad/mailman

Guess- mom

Actual-

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