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How long after your bump "dropped" did you gave your baby?

(8 Posts)
NewlywedUpTheDuff Tue 30-Apr-13 09:03:40

I'm 35+6 and DC1 so haven't done this before smile

Just wondering how soon after your bump appeared to "drop" did you go into labour? Does it mean the baby is engaged now?

Can't stop thinking about what's happening! shock

kelda Tue 30-Apr-13 09:04:57

About 34/35 weeks, all babies born after 40 weeks. So a few weeks.

AntsMarching Tue 30-Apr-13 09:07:35

I went into labour with dd2 about 3 weeks after my bump dropped. I can't remember with dd1.

Hope it's not too long a wait for you. There are benefits to bump dropping, e.g. less heartburn, but also disadvantages, constantly needing to wee comes to mind.

MyNameIsAnAnagram Tue 30-Apr-13 10:43:09

A long time! Ds was fully engaged by 38 weeks, born at 42wks.

glorious Tue 30-Apr-13 19:04:33

About 8 weeks, sorry! DD was born at 40+13.

redwellybluewelly Tue 30-Apr-13 19:39:00

Just over four weeks.

Pascha Tue 30-Apr-13 19:41:40

About a month with DS1. About an hour with DS2.

elliejjtiny Tue 30-Apr-13 21:19:56

About 6 weeks with DS3, not sure about the others

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