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Do your births follow a timing pattern?

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RugbyWidow7 Thu 27-Feb-14 20:44:24

Just wondering ... if you were late / early the first time, does it mean you're likely to be similarly late / early the next and next time...? What are people's experiences? I was 6 days over after a sweep last time, so wondering if I'll be waiting again this time (currently 39.3). Thanks

MirandaWest Thu 27-Feb-14 20:45:36

11 days early with DS and then 4 days late with DD.

Fairypants Fri 28-Feb-14 07:24:55

A week early with dd1 and 4 days early with dd2. If dc3 is late I'll bender be able to copesmile
I also went into labour at precisely 12.30 am with both so will only expect to labour at night.

topknob Fri 28-Feb-14 07:31:52

3 weeks early ds1, 5 weeks early ds2, 8 weeks early ds3, 5 weeks early dd1, 6 weeks early dd2.

Breezy1985 Fri 28-Feb-14 07:34:06

2 weeks late with DC1 and 3 weeks early with DC2. Though I was induced with them both.

IPokedABadgerWithASpoon Fri 28-Feb-14 07:37:41

40+1 with both

AnnieLobeseder Fri 28-Feb-14 07:38:59

Mine were both around 2 weeks early, but a friend of mine was 2 weeks early with DC1 and a week late with DC2, so it's not always consistent.

atomicyoghurt Fri 28-Feb-14 07:42:01

One week early, three weeks early (but induced so doesn't count), then right on the day.

All three born on prime number dates though...

Weegiemum Fri 28-Feb-14 07:44:03

I was. 4 days early with dd1 (and as she was 9lb12 I was glad!)

I was 10 days early with ds. As at that point he was 9lb3 I was equally glad!

Due to health problems I was induced at 36+6 with dd2.

TamerB Fri 28-Feb-14 07:45:50

No. On time with first, early with second, 10 days late with third.

cosmicnibble Fri 28-Feb-14 08:28:50

Dd came at 38 weeks, currently 39+2 and feel like I'm overdue already as had been convinced this one would be earlier!

rach6122 Fri 28-Feb-14 12:51:21

41+1 with both

TheScience Fri 28-Feb-14 15:19:54

Went into labour at 40+4 with DC1 (born 40+6 hmm)

Currently 40+3 with DC2 and still waiting...

Whyjustwhy Fri 28-Feb-14 15:30:07

Three children, each one arrived on the Wednesday before his/her due date, & each arrived around dinner time!
So yes, a definite pattern.

tiokiko Sat 01-Mar-14 21:30:30

40+10 with first then 40+7 with second - MW said it was likely I'd go over the second time so was expecting at least a week.

Ericadm Sat 01-Mar-14 23:10:08

I was exactly the same date with both (38+1)!

PastaandCheese Sun 02-Mar-14 08:40:11

40+3 with DD. Already 40+4 with this one and no sign.


pettyprudence Sun 02-Mar-14 09:03:52

ive had 2 due date babiesgrin

Dillydollydaydream Sun 02-Mar-14 09:09:11

Dd1 39+4
Ds1 41
Ds2 40+2
Dd2 39+1

Girls all before due date, boys after.

TheOnlySeven Mon 03-Mar-14 10:49:06

Definite pattern here
DS 35+5
DD1 35+6
DD2 35+4

MasterFlea Mon 03-Mar-14 10:56:50

DD1 39+4
DD2 39+2

I was wondering this very thing myself.

OnTheRunAndUpTheDuff Mon 03-Mar-14 11:02:29

37+6 and 38+2, so pretty consistent. Don't think we'll be testing the theory with a third though!

Splatt34 Tue 04-Mar-14 09:05:34


LovesToBake Wed 05-Mar-14 05:05:13

DS 37+4
DS 39+5

Cuxibamba Wed 05-Mar-14 06:01:46

DS1- 39+2
DD- 26+2 (medical reason)
DTS- 37+5

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