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So then who actually DID give birth on their due date?

(49 Posts)
MJP1 Wed 06-Feb-13 17:01:14

Just interested am 39+4 with my first and am ready and willing to pop, I am sick of being pregnant and am interesested in if anyone actually did give birth on their due date?
I know it is a loosely based estimated guess, but am living in hope that things will start soon, as I dont think I can cope with 2 more weeks.

OddBoots Wed 06-Feb-13 17:03:34

I had one of my five on their due date. Apparently around 5% are born on their EDD.

ISeeSmallPeople Wed 06-Feb-13 17:05:39

Me!
Twice grin

FreckledLeopard Wed 06-Feb-13 17:05:47

I went into labour on my due date (although DD was born the following day) - is that any help? grin

FoofFighter Wed 06-Feb-13 17:07:43

I had neither of my two on their due dates but then I wasn't at all sure on my dates.

I assume if you know your dates are spot on there's more likelihood of it happening on/very close to your due date?

This one I know the LMP, the date of conception etc, so figuring it should be pretty accurate?

Charmingbaker Wed 06-Feb-13 17:08:24

DS2 was born on his due date, but not by his choosing, he kept changing positions in late pregnancy, 2 days before his due date he was the right way round and stayed that way for 36hrs so it was decided to induce him in case he moved again.

RedPencils Wed 06-Feb-13 17:08:36

I used to work with someone who had 3 on their due dates.

Kt8791 Wed 06-Feb-13 17:08:54

My waters broke in the evening of my due date. Dc born 36 hours later.

JayARC Wed 06-Feb-13 17:10:04

I did. First and only child.

Shaiandbump Wed 06-Feb-13 17:12:53

I did smile

GoodnessMeNoGinInTheHouse Wed 06-Feb-13 17:13:05

my dd arrived on her due date!

insancerre Wed 06-Feb-13 17:13:24

I did with DD.

DD2 was born on her due date. (DD1 was 40+10 though)

I had my DS on my due date... The hospital/midwife team however, insisted I was 9 days overdue.

MJP1 Wed 06-Feb-13 17:15:17

Excellent its nice to hear some people did, lets hope I am one of them xx

Chocaholics Wed 06-Feb-13 17:15:55

Neither if my children were, both were early, with the first I always thought my due date was later than it should be, so wasn't surprised when DD arrived earlier. With my second I didn't have a clue whether my due date was right or wrong as didnt have a period to date from (bf'ing). I don't actually know anyone who had a baby on the due date, all my friends have been overdue to some degree unless induced early for medical reasons.

Hopefully your little on will make an appearance soon though.

No, mine were 10 and 8 days late - they were quite happy where they were I think, but eventually even they accepted it was getting a bit snug wink

Thornintherose Wed 06-Feb-13 17:20:24

Went into labour the day before my due date, dc born the day after my due date - LOOOOOOONG labour.

crunchbag Wed 06-Feb-13 17:20:39

DS was born on his due date, DD was 1 hour and 8 minutes too late smile

EauRouge Wed 06-Feb-13 17:22:18

DD1 was 11 days late. I added 11 days onto my due date with DD2 and she arrived right on time grin

MumOfMissy Wed 06-Feb-13 17:23:07

Sadly not. DD was induced at 41+3... In those extra 10 days I sat round like Jabba the Hutt moaning that I was bored. I'd give anything for 10 days to myself now!

Mutt Wed 06-Feb-13 17:23:15

Me...bang on time smile

WhatAGoat Wed 06-Feb-13 17:23:49

My waters went at 12.10am on my due date had dd in my arms by 3.55am smile

FurryFox Wed 06-Feb-13 17:24:06

My mum had me on my due date. I went two weeks over and was induced with both of my dc hmm. Hope you don't have too much longer to wait smile.

JambalayaCodfishPie Wed 06-Feb-13 17:24:45

I did!!!! grin

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