If first baby born at 42 was what are the chances of going into early with 2nd?

(15 Posts)
Dynababy Mon 18-Mar-13 22:14:55

Thanks everyone no one saying they went per 39 weeks which puts my mind at ease smile

dowhat Mon 18-Mar-13 22:06:16

DC1 40+10
DC2 40+4
6 weeks til DC3 due but expecting him/her to be late too....

LadyMetroland Sun 17-Mar-13 00:12:35

Meant dc3 will be elcs at 40wks - not emcs

LadyMetroland Sun 17-Mar-13 00:11:15

Dd1 40+10
Dd2 40+14
Dc3 will be emcs at 40 wks as I felt 39 was too early given how long mine like to cook

DeathMetalMum Sat 16-Mar-13 21:16:56

Dc1 40+10
Dc2 39+3

colditz Sat 16-Mar-13 20:28:31

Dc1 born at 40 + 16

Dc2 born at 40 + 12

mommabee Sat 16-Mar-13 20:25:23

DC1 40+10
DC2 a day early!

good luck!

Dc1 was born at 42 weeks (induced at 40+12 though), dc2 was born at 40+11, I went into labour naturally on the same day.

bassingtonffrench Sat 16-Mar-13 20:16:52

I don't know the stats but it happened to me!

Two full weeks over with the first.
A full week under with the second.

No apparent reason!

MrsHoolie Sat 16-Mar-13 20:13:19

Dc1 40+11

Dc2 40+3

Both EMCS as I couldn't get last 4cm.

weblette Sat 16-Mar-13 15:12:24

Dd was 2 weeks over, next three all exactly on due date.

bigkidsdidit Sat 16-Mar-13 15:04:48

I'd like to know this; DS was born at 40+15 so I'm wokring till due date this time, I was convinced this one will be significantly late too. But yesterday I met someone whose first was 40+15 nad second was 39 weeks so now I'm worried!

bumpybecky Sat 16-Mar-13 14:59:08

dd1 40+13
dd2 40+10
dd3 40+3
ds 40+11

so dd3 felt like a week early even though she was late hmm

I think the chances of you being more than 3 weeks earlier this time (so before 39 weeks after being 42 weeks before) must be very slim assuming there are no other complications. Good luck smile

Catsdontcare Sat 16-Mar-13 14:49:36

I was two weeks over the first time and five days over the second.

Dynababy Sat 16-Mar-13 14:48:18

Just that really! I had awful time with DC1 birth in hospital for days before finally having EMCS. Now booked for ELCS with DC2 at 39 wks exactly. The consultant said if I did they would say to carry on naturally .... But what are the chances? Do most people that go a full 2 weeks over first time go similar 2nd time? Thanks!

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