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Baby predictions - Guess now & edit after your baby is born!

post #1 of 40
Thread Starter 
I'm totally stealing this from the May 2006 DDC, but I read theirs and it was SUCH a fun idea, I want to start it here!

Enter your guesses now and then come back and edit your original post after baby is born! Don't erase your original post, just give an update.

Your Guesses...
Sex (your guess or u/s result):
What day will baby be born:
What time baby will be born:
Length of labor:
Where:
Weight:
Length:
Special notes:


Ready, set, WHEE!
post #2 of 40
Thread Starter 
My guesses

Sex (your guess or u/s result): Boy #2 8/29 Ultrasound=INCONCLUSIVE!!!
Actual: Girl!
What day will baby be born: February 2 (due something like 1/25, & ds was 9 days late)
Actual: 2/7/07
What time baby will be born: Hoping for middle of night
Actual: 2:11 PM
Length of labor: 6 hours (or fewer - please, fewer!)
Actual: 10 hours, including 2 of pushing, but ALL good!
Where: Home
Actual: YES!! Home VBAC!!!
Weight: 9.4...?
Actual: 10.2 (OMG)
Length: 21.5"
Actual: 21"
Special notes: Mainly hoping for healthy, uncomplicated VBAC
Which we got! Hooray for baby Zel!
post #3 of 40
Your Guesses...
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Make mine a girl! : we had a girlie!
What day will baby be born: Monday, January 22 she was born on jan 25th
What time baby will be born: 8:40 am it was 1.19 pm
Length of labor: Short!just a few hours!
Where: Dameron hostpital : Emmanuel hospital
Weight: 7 lb 3 oz 6 lb 1 oz, just like Lexi
Length: 19 in 19 and 3/4 in
Special notes: I did it with no medication again nothing again!!!
post #4 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): My guess, as we aren't planning on having an u/s. GIRL! DH's guess: BOY
What day will baby be born: January 6th DH: January 11th
What time baby will be born: Late night/very early morning Dh: Late night/early morning
Length of labor: 10 hours from start to finish Dh: 4 hours
Where: At home, maybe in a birthing tub Dh: At home
Weight: 8 lbs even Dh: 7 lbs, 8 oz.
Length: 21" Dh: 19 1/2 in.
Special notes: My water will remain intact for much of my labor...:
post #5 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): A girl
What day will baby be bornecember 31st (my other two were both two weeks early!)
What time baby will be born: 2am
Length of labor:8 hours
Where:Same hospital as the last two
Weight:10lbs 14 oz (Dd was 7/14 and ds was 9/12....)
Length: 21 in
Special notes: I hope I did it again with no meds and succeeded at breastfeeding.
post #6 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Girl (guess)
What day will baby be born: January 18, 2007
What time baby will be born: 3:30pm
Length of labor: 23 hours
Where: Closest hospital
Weight: 7lbs., 8oz.
Length: 20 inches
Special notes: I really hope I have no meds, no episiotomy, and especially no c/s...and I really hope I don't regret letting DH talk me into a hospital birth!!
post #7 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Boy (guess)
What day will baby be born: February 7th, 2007 (due Jan. 30th)
What time baby will be born: between 1 - 5am (because baby knows that mommy likes her sleep so we can't have that!)
Length of labor: 10 hours (wishful thinking, I know!)

Where: York Central Hospital
Weight: 8lbs max!(both I and my hubby were 9+lbs babies!)
Length: 20 inches
Special notes: I really hope to NOT have a c/s, no meds, no episiotomy!!
post #8 of 40
Your Guesses...
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Boy, despite my DD being adamant that its a girl!
EDIT: I was wrong! U/s today clearly shows its another girl. DD was right!

What day will baby be born: 1/26
NOPE! Actually 1/17
What time baby will be born: between 6-10 am
Close... just before noon I did labor that whole time!

Length of labor: 4 hours (last 2 were 7 1/2 and 2 hours)
Actually 5 1/2, which was perfect.

Where: home
yup
Weight: 8 lb 4 oz
Actually 8 lb 1 oz... close!

Length: 20.5"
She was a full inch longer... my longest baby!

Special notes: I'm guessing the water will break to start labor again, and that I'll be in water for labor if not delivery.
Water broke during labor but not to start, and I did in fact deliver in the water.
post #9 of 40
My Guesses...
Sex (your guess or u/s result): A girl, according to DS and my pendulum!
What day will baby be born: New Years Day
What time baby will be born: Noonish
Length of labor: I just hope I don't have to push for 2 1/2 hours again!
Where: hospital-based birthing center, same as last time
Weight: seven pounds and change
Length: 20"
Special notes: I just want decent timing for my mom to be able to care for DS, and I REALLY, REALLY, REALLY hope I don't get the PUPPP rash again!!! (Also, it would be nice not to retain quite so much water, high blood pressure, etc...I like my ankles and would like to see them until January!)
post #10 of 40
Oh, fun!

Your Guesses...
Sex (your guess or u/s result): girl
What day will baby be born: January 5th
What time baby will be born: 4am
Length of labor: 3 hours
Where: at home
Weight: 9 pounds
Length: 20in
post #11 of 40
Oh how fun!

Sex (your guess or u/s result): Girl
What day will baby be born: 1/27
What time baby will be born: 3.42 am
Length of labor: 6 hrs (not counting early labor)
Where: home... in water?!?!
Weight: 9 lbs 8 oz (since they say subsequent babies weigh more...)
Length: 21.5"
Special notes: lots of dark hair and a small birthmark on her left calf
post #12 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Boy (crossing our fingers)
What day will baby be born: 12/28 (for a nice tax break)
What time baby will be born: 2:00 pm
Length of labor: 16 hrs (i really have no idea but i figure if i'm prepared for the worst anything better would be great)
Where: Mostly at home final push at the hospital (a comprimise)
Weight: [B]8 lbs 2oz
Length: [B]21.5"
Special notes: I hope I can do it as natural as possible with no meds.

Great Game!!!
post #13 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): my guess pre ultrasound is a boy Nope- a girl!
What day will baby be born: Jan 21 Jan 20- her due date!
What time baby will be born: 1:30 pm 5:13pm
Length of labor: 8 hours 3 hours with only 10 minutes of pushing woohoo!
Where: hospital birthing center- at least I got SOMETHING right!
Weight: 7lbs 8 oz 7lbs even
Length: 20 in close-19 1/2 in
Special notes: hmmm.... I *think* I'd like for dd (who will be a few weeks from turning 4) to be there. We'll see how she & I both feel about that closer to time. When it came down to it, I didn't want her there- I would've scared her since I was making so much noise. But she was happily at a b-day party, so it wasn't an issue at all.
post #14 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Boy (guess) Boy
What day will baby be born: February 1th, 2007 (due Jan. 25th) January 16th
What time baby will be born: around 9 pm 11:30 am
Length of labor: 12 hours 4.5 hours
Where: Local hospital Yep!
Weight: 8 lbs 1 oz 8 lbs 6 oz
Length: 20 inches Yep!
Special notes: I hope to have a much better labor this time, no pitocin! YEP!

Suzy
post #15 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Girl (edited to add the ultrasound confirmed she's a girl)
What day will baby be born: February 7th She was born January 22nd
What time baby will be born: 2pm She was born at 9:04am
Length of labor: 7 hours From the time I KNEW I was in labor until she was born, 5 hours
Where: home hospital
Weight: 10lbs 3oz 9lbs 4oz
Length: 21 ½" 21 3/4"
Special notes: redhead Dirty blonde
post #16 of 40
MY EDITS ARE IN ORANGE!

Sex (your guess or u/s result): My guess = boy : Ultrasound= girl GIRL
What day will baby be born: January 11th, 2007January 2nd
What time baby will be born: Late eveningRight after midnight
Length of labor: 24 hrs from start to finish27 hours
Where: home and then hospitalhome and then hospital, c-section
Weight: 8 lbs 4 oz7lbs 8 oz
Length: 21 inches 20.5
Special notes: Ultrasound revealed possible girl...not sure what to think.She is a girl
post #17 of 40
Guesses...
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Girl, we are having an u/s on August 17 to find out for sure.
What day will baby be born: Jan 16
What time baby will be born: early morning
Length of labor: 10-14 hours (it was 33 hrs before an emer- c/s with DS)
Where: Hospital (I don't qualify for a hb with my midwives because my pregnancies are less than 24 months apart
Weight: 8.5
Length: 21 in
Special notes: Hopefully i'm not able to make it to the hospital and get to have a HBAC
post #18 of 40

Annan Alec

Sex (your guess or u/s result): girl, we'll hopefully find out for sure at our u/s 8/11
What day will baby be born: January 15, that will make it two weeks exactly after my b-day, which is exactly two weeks after DH birthday... gotta keep with our "tradition"
What time baby will be born: when the sun is shining
Length of labor: hopefully no more than a day
Where: Harris Methodist Hospital
Weight: 8 lbs
Length: 20 inches
Special notes: and she's going to have RED hair

Updated (12/28/2006)
Sex (your guess or u/s result): girl
What day will baby be born: 12/26/2006
What time baby will be born: 6:22 pm
Length of labor: from water breaking to birth, 36 hours exactly
Where: Harris Methodist Hospital
Weight: 6lbs 10 oz
Length: 19 inches
Special notes: and her hair is reddish, but I think it will come in more red as she gets older

Boy was I wrong on just about everything!!
post #19 of 40
Sex (your guess or u/s result): boy (guess)
What day will baby be born: January 15
What time baby will be born: 7:00 a.m.
Length of labor: 15 hours
Where: Newton Wellesley Hospital
Weight: 8 lbs 3 oz
Length: 22 inches
Special notes: no induction, no drugs
post #20 of 40
My Guesses...
Sex (your guess or u/s result): Boy :
Yep, a boy.

What day will baby be born: January 20
Nope, Jan. 6 - 12 days before the EDD

What time baby will be born: 10 p.m.
Nope, 9:56 a.m.

Length of labor: 12 hours
Nope, 6 hours!

Where: Home
BIG Nope - I was visiting my parents in Little Rock (2.5 hours away from where I live now). Went into labor, and ended up transfering to the hospital during the pushing stage. Hospital Birth in Little Rock. Big surprise...glad we're flexible!

Weight: 7 lbs. even
Nope, 6 lbs 7 oz - exactly the same as DS1

Length: 19.5"
Close, 19.25"

Special notes: Peaceful HBAC with no drama, please. I'll bet he has dark hair.
Nope, high drama with heartrate decels in the 60s while pushing at home. Arrived at the hospital at 9:20 and baby was born at 9:56. But I still got my drug free VBAC, even though it happened at the hospital and out of town. He DOES have dark hair and lots of it.
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