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Did you go into labor earlier or later with your 2nd child then you did your 1st?

If so then how far along were you with both, like how many weeks?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:13 AM on Apr. 6, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 41w 2 days with #1 40w 2 days with #2

    But #1 was induced, and I wasn't even dilated when we started, 14hr labor. #2 came with 4hrs of labor start to finish.
    KandiceN

    Answer by KandiceN at 11:26 AM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • it's a common myth that your 2nd child will come earlier then your first, cause most people believe that since your body has done it before it won't hold out as long the next time around. all of my babies were induced, my 1st came at 38 weeks and my 2nd didn't come til a gruesome 43 weeks.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:36 AM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • My first was at 39wks 6days, my second was 41wks 2 days, and my third 41wks 3 days. Guess boys like to take their sweet time! =)
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 11:49 AM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • My first was 40 weeks 3 days, my 2nd was 40 weeks 1 day, my 3rd was induced at 38 weeks, my 4th was a planned csection at 39 weeks - if they hadn't been induced/csection, I'm fairly sure I would have made it to 40 weeks. I'm pregnant with my 5th and have no doubt that she will be full term as well.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 11:57 AM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • my firsy came @ 36 weeks 4 days ,my second @ 37 weeks 2 days, my son came @37 weeks 6 days
    acrazylife4me

    Answer by acrazylife4me at 11:59 AM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • My first was at 40wks 1 day and my second was at 40wks 4 days.
    LokisMama

    Answer by LokisMama at 12:11 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • I've been later with all of them, my first was 12 days early, second was 3 days late, third was 10 days late.
    mybella81

    Answer by mybella81 at 12:25 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • My first was born at 40 weeks and 4 days. My second showed no sign of wanting to be born so I was induced at 41 weeks.
    wildflowers25

    Answer by wildflowers25 at 12:26 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • That would be 38wks 2 days, 40wks 3 days, and 41wks 3 days so there is no confusion, I know some people say they aren't "late" until after 42 weeks, which at this rate I bet any more children I have will be!
    mybella81

    Answer by mybella81 at 12:27 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

  • Later. With my first I went 40w 3d, with my second it was either 40w 4d or 41w 6d (not sure when I conceived, if the ultrasound can be believed I went 41w 6d).
    YzmaRocks

    Answer by YzmaRocks at 12:34 PM on Apr. 6, 2010

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