(Closed) First pregnancy… give birth BEFORE or AFTER your due date?

posted 9 years ago in Babies
Post # 3
9816 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

10 loooooong days late. I ended up being induced.

Post # 4
1331 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2016

He was 12 days overdue.  Ugh.

Post # 5
314 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

My son was 4 days overdue

Post # 6
2088 posts
Buzzing bee

I’m not pregnant, but every single person I know was late with their first baby.

ETA: Oh, I should add except for my mother when giving birth to me. I was due Sept.5 but her doctor was going to be away on vacation that week. She didn’t want another doctor delivering me so they gave her a c-section 2 weeks early. 

(Something along those lines, I’m a little fuzzy on the details)

Post # 7
5654 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2011

I was 3 days late

My SIL was induced early with all 3 of her children

Post # 8
642 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

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@Gingersnap: same here, except one and that baby was really early

Post # 9
5789 posts
Bee Keeper

2 weeks late.

Post # 10
654 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I was due April 22nd, went into labor the evening of the 23rd and my daughter was born at 5:59 AM on April 24th. I agree with previous posters that most first time babies are late- seems the average is around a week or so..

Post # 11
14 posts
  • Wedding: August 2011

I was 5 days early with my first.

Post # 12
3010 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I never had a child, but I DO know that my mom was 4 days late with me.  I was due May 11th and she had me on the 15th (12:22 am).  So, not too bad.

Post # 13
4653 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I was 17 days late with my first (long story on why they let me go that far overdue) But most of the time they will not let you go past 2 weeks late.

Post # 14
3670 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I’ve never been pregnant but from my experience with people I’ve known I’ve seen two weeks early, a month and a half early, right on time, and a few days late. 

Post # 15
1145 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2000

7 days late 

Post # 16
4038 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

No kids yet, by my mother was 2 weeks late with my oldest brothers (twins) and 18 days late with me (her 4th and last). 

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