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When is "week 5/6/7" etc in baby's life?

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DietCokePlease Thu 13-Aug-20 09:10:00

Sorry if this is a daft question! New Mum! I'm reading the Wonder Weeks books, and also the "What to Expect" app, and there's a lot of week by week info about newborns, but I'm confused about which week we are currently "in". What week will the next 7 days be? For example, if my baby was born exactly 5 weeks ago today, does that mean we are now about to go into week 5 or week 6? Or to put it another way, have we just completed week 5? confusedconfused

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GreyishDays Thu 13-Aug-20 09:11:03

I would think when it’s born it’s week one, days 1-7. You wouldn’t say week 0. So just move on that way.

DietCokePlease Thu 13-Aug-20 11:45:17

Thank you!

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