(Closed) Were You Born Early, Late, or Right on Time?

posted 10 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: I was born

    Right on Time!

    Early Bird (Less than 1 week)

    Super Early Bird (More than 1 week)

    Fashionably Late (Less than 1 week)

    Very Fashionably Late (More than 1 week)


  • Post # 107
    2404 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I was 23 day early!

    Funny thing my mom had the same due date for my and my sister August 25th me being born August 2nd and my sister being born September 6th!

    Post # 108
    5229 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    One month to the day… and if they hadn’t have taken me out, we both would’ve died from Lysteria. I then spent that extra month plus another in an incubator. Beware of dairy while pregnant, ladies.

    Post # 109
    2023 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    My mom thought there was no way I would be born on my due date – December 11th – because that is my oldest sister’s birthday 🙂

    Lo and behold, right during my sister’s 7th birthday party, my mom went into labor, and now my sister and I share our birthday! 🙂

    Post # 110
    608 posts
    Busy bee

    Just a day early! 

    Post # 111
    1136 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I was born 5 days early, which was 3 days before my mom’s birthday. Many people in my family were hoping I would only be 2 days early so we would have the same birthday. Oh well.

    Post # 112
    37 posts
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I was right on time plus 20 minutes!  I was born the day after my due date just after midnight.

    Post # 113
    1835 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I was born 2 days early, so my mom got to spend 100% of her mat leave with li’l ol’ me! : D

    My sister was born 2 days late.

    Post # 114
    1835 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    @Eight6Eleven:  My sister was conceived on my 2nd birthday. : p

    Post # 115
    1289 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    My mother found out she was pregnant in January 1980, and given a due date of 29 September.  I was born 12 November. 

    Ridiculous I know so I’ll explain.

    When my mother had my big brother she was induced and had an allergic reaction to whatever they used back then, as well she has an allergy to anaesthetic.  During the labour my mother suffered a cardiac arrest and my brother’s heart stopped beating for 2 minutes.  He then spent two weeks in an incubator. 

    When she fell pregnant again the doctors decided it would be best not to induce in case a similar thing happened again, and as she couldn’t have anaesthesia for a caesarean, they would just monitor us until little lazy bones decided to make an appearance.  As it turned out those extra few weeks could well be what saved me as I was born with some major heart complications as I had extra belly time to develop and get strong.  I was born a very healthy 9lbs 6oz.

    Post # 116
    4437 posts
    Honey bee

    I was late by at least a week, I’m not sure exactly how long. My daughter was 6 days late.

    Post # 117
    2294 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    My brother and I were both born on the same day – 2 years apart!  And to add to that, we were BOTH FOUR WEEKS late.  lol  My poor mom….

    Post # 118
    1348 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I was born on my due date. My mom had Gestational Diabetes, so she was induced…then was in labor for 18 hours…then I was born via C-section. I was ginormous and had no interest in coming out.

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