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how many weeks is a full term pregnancy??

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jesselaray

Asked by jesselaray at 7:43 PM on Jun. 4, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • 40 weeks.
    neebug3766

    Answer by neebug3766 at 7:44 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • dont induce just because you are becoming impatient
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:44 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • 40 weeks
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:44 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • 40 weeks is considered full term. at that point the EDD is a guess. and at 40 weeks a child should have developed fully. lungs being the last that is developed should be. The EDD could be off by a couple of weeks so at 40 its a perfect time
    MomNbabyGirl009

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 7:45 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • 38-42 weeks.

    You are not considered "overdue" until past 42 weeks.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 7:49 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • What ObbyDobby said. They just pick a 40 because it is between 38 and 42 weeks. Until you have passed 42, there is no need to worry. And then, only if you placenta is deteriorating or your fluid level is dropping. It is usually far safer to wait until it happens on it's own than getting induced or trying anything to make it happen. My son came on his own at 40 weeks and 2 days. My mom was 40 weeks on June 30, I came on my own July 18.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 7:53 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • 40 wks is term but for some woman is 38 others 42.
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 9:44 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • 40 weeks is what doctors consider full term.. But you can actually go to 42 weeks safely.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 10:02 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • Actually 40 weeks is just an estimated due date.

    37 weeks is term. Babies come between 37 and 42 weeks.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:31 PM on Jun. 4, 2010

  • 38 weeks from conception
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:52 PM on Jun. 5, 2010

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