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Did anyone who went 2 weeks plus over first time not go over due second time?

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tinky19 Mon 03-Oct-11 19:41:56

Hi, DS was born 42 +2 days and even induction took full drip to get me contracting, and he was still born by emcs.
Anyway, I have been offered sweeps from 38 weeks every 3 days which I'll go for as I would really like a VBAC and labour to start without meds.
Anyone gone so far over first time then early or on time the second time?

MakkaPakkasWilly Mon 03-Oct-11 19:47:31

I went 3 weeks over with ds1 and 3 weeks early with ds2... I think really you just can't predict anything!

joruth Mon 03-Oct-11 19:49:51

DD1 term exactly (only 7 per cent manage that)
DS 3 weeks early !!!!
DD2 2.5 weeks late
DD3 1 week early

I think they come when they darn well please and there doesn't seem to be rhyme nor reason to it!!!!!!!!

ilovezumba Mon 03-Oct-11 22:25:49

Hello my first birth was identical to yours except my DD was born 42 + 1day, my second DD was born VBAC and came on her due date and was only in labour for 5 hours. It was fantastic and so glad that they didnt make me have a c section again.

I really think you cant predict it but for peace of mind I would also accept the sweeps as it does no harm.

Hope all goes well for you smile

thisisyesterday Mon 03-Oct-11 22:31:12

ds1 was 2 weeks over
ds2 was born the day after his due date
ds3 was a week over

tinky19 Mon 03-Oct-11 23:17:17

Oh thank you for replies.
I've sort of convinced myself that as DS was late this one will stay determindly put too. That gives me hope! smile

WakeMeUpWhenSeptemberEnds Mon 03-Oct-11 23:19:14

Dd114 days overdue
dd2 8 days early
ds1 1 day early
dc due in 10 days time.

timidviper Mon 03-Oct-11 23:19:17

DS was 42+2 but DD arrived on the due date much to my surprise!

tummytickler Mon 03-Oct-11 23:33:33

dd1 - 42+1
ds1 - 40+1
dd2 - 41+3
ds2 - 40+3

girls were both really late and boys were both more or less on time!

iskra Tue 04-Oct-11 10:34:34

dd1 - 42
dd2 - 40 + 1

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