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How many weeks were you first time?

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glossyflower Wed 06-Mar-13 21:32:32

I'm 33 weeks with first baby and just wondered how many weeks you ladies got to before your first labours?

SuckingDiesel Thu 07-Mar-13 13:33:47

Induced at 41+3, born at 41+4

StormyBrid Thu 07-Mar-13 13:40:23

Got to 39+5 before the first contractions kicked in. Of course, I could still reach 40 weeks before this baby's actually born. Hoping not though, cos it turns out, these contractions hurt! grin

glossyflower Thu 07-Mar-13 14:39:41

Thanks ladies...I think I'm just wishful thinking!

ScentedNappyHag Thu 07-Mar-13 14:42:00

38 weeks on the dot- but I'm still not convinced my dates were right!

DittyRatt Thu 07-Mar-13 16:10:57


Emmaw9 Thu 07-Mar-13 16:42:44

37+3. Due to see the consultant about induction the day after!

Blobby11 Thu 07-Mar-13 17:40:18


betsybo Sun 10-Mar-13 19:41:31


Stixswhichtwizzle Sun 10-Mar-13 20:11:00

40 + 10 not induced.

DinglebertWangledack Sun 10-Mar-13 20:13:08

41 weeks exactly. My mother was positive I'd deliver early after a scare at 35 weeks. grin

PrincessOfChina Sun 10-Mar-13 20:16:08

42. I went to be induced at 41+5 but was in labour so they left me to it. It took another two days and an EMCS for her to appear.

GrandPoohBah Sun 10-Mar-13 20:17:59

38+5 and I was induced for preeclampsia.

LexiLoganberryBump Sun 10-Mar-13 21:53:03


JaquelineHyde Sun 10-Mar-13 21:59:49

Waters broke at 30 weeks and DS was born at 34+2.

I'm currently 34+3 and waters are in tact and no sign of labour.

VinegarDrinker Sun 10-Mar-13 22:02:47

38+4, spontaneous labour

catinboots Sun 10-Mar-13 22:06:07

DS1 42+2

DS2 41+1 on my 30th birthday!!!

I'm 33 tomorrow btw and he's 3 grin

StarsAboveYou Sun 10-Mar-13 22:09:21


I was 6 weeks early so I wasn't expecting to go almost 2 weeks over.

Dysgu Sun 10-Mar-13 22:09:38

DD1 32 weeks
DD2 35 weeks

Currently 33+4

Babies don't read the books so they just come when they are ready.

Knowsabitabouteducation Sun 10-Mar-13 22:12:28


Labour began in the evening of 39 + 6. DS born just after midnight on his due date.

NoMoreMarbles Sun 10-Mar-13 22:15:38

40+11 was due to be induced and waters broke the day beforegrin

All happened naturally and she was born on the day of the booked inductiongrin

We are still TTC number 2 so fingers crossed for Another 43 weeks from now to be moaning about being lategrin I would be glad of a pregnancy that seems to last forever just so I can have my baby after nearly 6 years of TTC...

KentuckyFriedChildren Sun 10-Mar-13 22:21:18

32 weeks. They come when they are ready, but don't wish your baby out! It's not fun having such an early baby.

PotteringAlong Sun 10-Mar-13 22:23:55

42+1 here!

FriendofDorothy Sun 10-Mar-13 22:28:22


swlmum Sun 10-Mar-13 22:31:23


chickydoo Sun 10-Mar-13 22:40:14

DD 36+6
DS1 39
DS2 38+1
DS3 37+2

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