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Two early babies. Is DC3 likely to be too?

(7 Posts)
rasmusklump Tue 10-Oct-17 20:54:44

Obviously no one can tell me definitively blush

But both DC1 and 2 were 8 days early. Currently 22 weeks with DC3, new partner if it makes any difference!

Am I likely to go over this time around? I’ve heard third babies are notoriously unpredictable!

micropreemiemum Tue 10-Oct-17 22:11:22

Im not being rude or nasty or anything but 8 days early really is absolutely nothing. I had my DS1 17 WEEKS early...

Snap8TheCat Tue 10-Oct-17 22:13:05

8 days before your EDD is on time hmm and not at all classed as early.

MsPassepartout Tue 10-Oct-17 22:46:18

Well, you're more likely to have another premature baby if you've already had one premature baby, but babies have to be born before 37 weeks to count as premature.

8 days before the due date is full term and not really early.

RicottaPancakes Tue 10-Oct-17 22:48:48

I wouldn't worry. Did your first two have any problems? Speak to your midwife if you are concerned.

rasmusklump Wed 11-Oct-17 07:24:36

Wow ok hmm sorry then, i didn’t say premature! I had my two first children at 38+6 weeks. Is that better?

I’m not overly concerned, just wondering if many others have noticed a pattern of any kind.

SuperBeagle Wed 11-Oct-17 07:28:46

All of mine were overdue, with the 3rd being the "most overdue" at bang on 42 weeks.

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