Poll: How many weeks were you

(82 Posts)
photographerlady Thu 04-Apr-13 14:11:48

For fun and wondering reasons really.. How many weeks were you when you went into labour. Were you expecting to come early? Induced? Differ from the other labours you had?

plummyjam Thu 04-Apr-13 18:51:09

41 weeks but had a sweep 2 days before. EMCS in the end for failure to progress. DD did not want to come out!

chickensaladagain Thu 04-Apr-13 18:53:14

40+13 with dd1
induced -very loooong labour

40+6 with dd2
20 minutes start to finish

plummyjam Thu 04-Apr-13 18:53:42

sorry should say was my first

In hospital at 36 week with pre eclampsia then induced at 37 week. Induced at half 5 in the afternoon and I had him at 3am the following morning

Purplecatti Thu 04-Apr-13 18:57:16

40+11. Grrrrr
Although I'd had really strong and intense false labour pains since 35 weeks

Welovegrapes Thu 04-Apr-13 19:05:30

40+14 smile

40+15 by the time DS actually arrived. Labour started 40+13.

marshkat Thu 04-Apr-13 21:35:57

39+4 (last Saturday!)smile

jessebuni Thu 04-Apr-13 21:37:39

40+13. After 4 sweeps and god knows how many remedies I gave up and let the midwife book the induction and went into labour then next day, the day before my induction.

39 weeks. Labour was 14 hours from waters breaking to baby appearing.

So glad he was a week early....his due date was my birthday!! I'm not sharing that with anyone :D

olympicvibes Fri 05-Apr-13 00:50:11

Today ( although over by an hour-it was the 4th) was my due date...bye bye due date!

1) 42+2, 10.5 hours of sheer hell, shoulder dystocia 2x diamorphine
2) 39, 2.5 hours, born on toilet in hospital, gas and air
3) 39+6, 2 hours, 5cm to born (on toilet again) in two minutes, no pain relief as only just arrived at hospital
4) 38+2, 2.5 hours, wonderful experience, mostly at home with midwife friend, went to hospital to push him out, no pain relief.

Meant to add, number 2 born in sac.

Coffee1Sugar Fri 05-Apr-13 01:02:52

40+9 I was induced, dd arrived 28 hours after start of induction

issypiggle Fri 05-Apr-13 01:03:30

39, was induced due to high blood pressure. sad , least i didn't have to panic as to whether or not there was 29 days in feb that year.

FuckThisShit Fri 05-Apr-13 01:05:29

40
40 + 5
28
38

Induced at 38 weeks because of numerous problems. They started with the crap pessary things and I got put on the drip about 3 days later. He was born 14 hours after the drip went up and about an hour after I finally got to 5cm! I was still throwing up even as I was trying to push!

24 weeks so far with number 2 and haven't had any sickness yet, hopefully it stays that way!

MirandaWest Fri 05-Apr-13 01:12:38

DS born at 38+3 naturally although they would have induced if he hadn't come along when he did.

DD born at 40+4 again naturally

shufflehopstep Fri 05-Apr-13 01:29:05

40+9. I was booked in for induction on the Tuesday but DD came on the Saturday.

mumnosbest Fri 05-Apr-13 01:57:36

Ds-40+10 induced then emcs
Dd1- 36wks no signs but reduced waters so cs
Dd2-39wks planned cs

snozzlemaid Fri 05-Apr-13 02:04:35

Ds - 37 +2
Dd - 37 +3

DS - started labour at 40+13, had him by emcs at 40+14
DD - started labour at 40 weeks, had her by intervention free, drug free vbac.

At 40+1! Hit post too soon

damnitdamnit Fri 05-Apr-13 03:33:22

DD1 37+3 (total shock)
DD2 38
DS (born today) 40+3 - feels like I've been pregnant for ever and have been expecting it any time for last 4 weeks.

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