Originally Posted by LadyCatherine185
I am curious, which ones were born at which gestation?? My DS1 was induced, but my dates were wrong and we thought he was at 42 weeks, but later I realized that he was actually induced a day after my due date should have been, so right at 40 weeks (and he was 9 lbs 3 oz and almost 22 inches long, and I was already 4 cm dilated, so he was plenty ready lol!). With DS2 I got my due date right (based on ovulation rather than LMP) and we went to almost 42 weeks.... So I am really not sure when this baby will be born!!!! I'm planning to be ready by 38 weeks (I am a planner and like to be prepared anyway!) but really don't expect him before 41ish weeks.... though a 40 week baby would be nice!!!!
yeah- i've gone back and tried to figure that out too.... but it's been confusing!
DS1 was due March 15th by ovulation (my numbers) but Feb 23rd by LMP- so the midwives only gave me until March 3rd for a due date, and induced him on March 9th. he was born March 10th, according to them 41 weeks, but according to my best dates, 39 weeks!
DD1 was conceived same month of the year, a week earlier, and was born March 21st natural labor. 1000x easier than induction! and so much faster! so she would have been 41 weeks 2 days.
DD2 was a surprise, but by best guesses, she was due Oct 16th based on my best guess at ovulation (which since we were using protection and traveling was rather mysterious). She WAS a full 42 weeks! 44 weeks by LMP. my midwife was willing to let me wait since it was my 3rd child. she was hung up by her head and hand in a super-long umbilical cord. finally i had to push her out b/c she wasn't going anywhere. she's still like that.....
DD3 was another surprise and we guessed at due date by our best estimate at ovulation (and ignored LMP due to measurements and history), and she was born 2 days before her due date by that calculation. so 39 weeks 5 days, or 40 weeks almost on the button.
This one we actually were charting and know the day (and knew that day) we conceived, so we're curious if dates will work better! once again, not by LMP though (since that's not been very helpful) but by O. due date by O is Feb 7th!