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First babies: when did yours arrive?

(146 Posts)
Gemmitygem Fri 12-May-06 15:59:45

Expecting my first, due date is 12 October. I read that on average 1st babies come about 8 days after the 280-day period the doctor calculates. I'm really curious to know how early/late others went into labour with number one!

Jessajam Fri 12-May-06 16:02:46

Due on 4 aug 05. Went into early labour in early evening of 9th, in hospital around lunchtime on 10th, born around 9am on 11th.

NatalieJane Fri 12-May-06 16:02:47

I was induced at 40+5, according to midwife 'He weren't wanting to come outta there in an 'urry'

biglips Fri 12-May-06 16:02:58

mine was my first child and she came 12 days late (had an induction in the end as was so knackered!)

Nbg Fri 12-May-06 16:03:41

Well my MW estimated that my due date would be the 8/10 with my dd, going on LMP. The 12 week scan said the 4/10.
She arrived on the 8/10

bogwobbit Fri 12-May-06 16:03:46

14 days late - was terrified of being induced and managed to avoid it.

dinosaure Fri 12-May-06 16:04:01

He was a week early.

Kathy1972 Fri 12-May-06 16:04:50

Bang on time, bless her (but it was my brother's wedding the next day so really it would have been better if she'd been late).

Kelly1978 Fri 12-May-06 16:05:45

40+2

blueteddy Fri 12-May-06 16:06:16

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coppertop Fri 12-May-06 16:06:27

Induced when ds1 was 7 days late and he eventually arrived 2 days later so 9 days late.

Munz Fri 12-May-06 16:11:00

lmp was 11.03 scan date was 03.03 he arrived 23.02 v impatient boy! lol.

lorre Fri 12-May-06 16:13:34

due on 23rd October, arrived 31st October

sfxmum Fri 12-May-06 16:27:15

day after due date after very long labour
good luck

sarahlou1uk Fri 12-May-06 16:28:04

Due 8 March, arrived 16 March 8 days later.

motherinferior Fri 12-May-06 16:29:41

Two days early. Would have been three but labour went on. And on. And onn............

compo Fri 12-May-06 16:29:59

another one bang on time - exactly 40 weeks
My SIL was a week early with her first and is currently one week overdue with her second!!
And my sister went into spontaneous labour 2 weeks late with her first but had to induced 2 weeks overdue with her second

Blu Fri 12-May-06 16:31:49

6 days after due date. But went into labour 5 days after due date.

Piccalilli Fri 12-May-06 16:33:37

16 days after my due date - very slow induction, god only knows how long she'd have stayed in there left to her own devices

apronstrings Fri 12-May-06 16:35:38

1 week early - thank goodness i had had enough!!!

serenity Fri 12-May-06 16:37:22

8 days late (and he was the earliest!)

Maddison Fri 12-May-06 16:59:38

Mine was 4 days early

KBear Fri 12-May-06 17:05:15

16 days late, very slow induction (Piccalili are you me?!!!), emergency C-section after two days of labour.

PinkKerPlink Fri 12-May-06 17:07:53

13 days late

katiebl Fri 12-May-06 17:17:14

3 days late. Should have expected it really as it was OH's bday and the only day I didn't want him to arrive. Funny really cos midwife told me he was likely to be week or two early.

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