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Old 11-29-2004, 12:53 AM
 
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My ds was born 2 days after his EDD.

My dd's EDD was really estimated so we don't know exactly how 'late' or 'early' she was.

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1st - 5 days after EDD
2nd - 7 days after EDD
3rd - 10 days after EDD (but he was induced, so I have no idea how long it could go on its own)
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My first was 8 days past her due date.
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41 weeks 2 days

Good luck!

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43wks....60 hrs of on & off labor. If I were your sister, you would've had plenty of time to get here. :LOL Good luck to you & your sister!

I've always had very regular periods but I was definitely not on time with my 1st...maybe next go 'round!

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My first was born on her due date. I really prepared to go a week or two or three over, since that's what's common. I didn't call the midwife 'til I was pushing :LOL

My second didn't have a due date b/c I never got a period between the two children. He was due in April or May, and he came May 15th
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first due date was 9/19. got moved back to 9/14. was ordered to bedrest on 8/11 (cervix was thinned and baby kept pushing his head against it).

spontaneous labor started at 1 p.m. on 8/14, and sinjin was born at 11:03 p.m. that same day, a full month 'early'.

of course, the day before he was born, we got a new apartment, and i got the nesting urge, so i ignored my bedrest order and spent about 5 hours nesting....cleaned the bathroom, the kitchen, the floors, the windows, the walls.. :LOL

successful #2 Jan. 25th - welcome Maisie Elise!
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spontaneous labor at 39 weeks 2 days

Mama to DD (5) DD (3) and DS (2 months)
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I decided to leave early. : We're leaving Sunday early early... thanks for all your input everyone!

It's so funny... when it's a client I am all "Oh, a first baby, she will be late, I'm not going to worry..." but when it's my sister I feel like I should have got there at week 36, lol.

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My first was born 30 seconds before her due date!
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hope you're prepared to stay for a while!

i'm 4 days past the due date with my 1st right now, so we'll see!

best of luck to your sis!

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LOL!

I am... I would rather stay 2 extra weeks than miss it, KWIM?

Amy: Certified Professional Midwife and mom to Max (11) and Stella (6).
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Your sister is really lucky to have you

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1st baby--exactly 3 days shy of 40 wks
2nd baby--4 days shy of 40 wks
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One week late, I was due 3/16, I was induced.

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I remember going to be with my mother and brothers to be with my aunt for her third child (I realise this is not strictly on topic) and we ended up waiting three weeks! Lol. It was great to be there though (homebirth).
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ds- 4 days shy of 40 weeks

dd- taken by c-section at 32 weeks so she would not risk bleeding internally and her platelets would'nt be really low.
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Best of luck with your sister....!!

I'm 37.5 weeks, still waiting on my first...but my cousin just had her first child yesterday, 9 days prior to her due date.

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I remember going to be with my mother and brothers to be with my aunt for her third child (I realise this is not strictly on topic) and we ended up waiting three weeks! Lol. It was great to be there though (homebirth).

Yeah... sometimes I wonder if I will be there until January, lol. For good measure I packed pretty much everything we own, lol.

Amy: Certified Professional Midwife and mom to Max (11) and Stella (6).
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exactly 40 weeks
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Baby #1 was induced 10 days overdue (although I suspect my dates were off).

Baby #2 was induced two days early.
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I was due March 19th she was born March 31st!

[B][I]~Ang~ Mom to 2 sport-head crazy girls: Rainey and Breeze  and my little lost love- @18 weeks with gestational age of 7 weeks

RAINBOW BABY DUE MAY 4th!!!
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Old 12-07-2004, 02:21 AM
 
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haven't read all the pps

my ds1 was born 10 days past my edd....via c-section following a failed induction for "failure to progress". hmmm....maybe the fact that my cycles weren't 28 days should have indicated that it could be later than "The Wheel" indicated:
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41 weeks and 5 or 6 days depending on who you ask :LOL It was a induction 24 hours after my water broke and labour had not started.
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