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How likely are to actually give birth on your" due date"? my due date is 01/05/11. i was told if the baby is born before the new year i can claim him on my taxes. does that hold true?

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Asked by way2cute at 10:23 PM on Nov. 3, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I believe you can

    Answer by layh41407 at 10:24 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Yep. My DS was born ON his due date.. lol December 27! and we claimed him. Yaaay

    Answer by firethearson at 10:25 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • You could claim him if he came in December. Now the chances of you going before your due date can vary on many things.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:26 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • yes.

    Answer by sunshine58103 at 10:26 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • yes you can upto dec 31 at 2359 you get a full year write off

    Answer by MELRN at 10:26 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I've found the first babies tend to be late, that's just in my experience of other people though... I'm not sure of the official medical stats.

    Answer by sbubbabubba at 10:27 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • My doctor all told me that the baby would be due either two weeks before or two weeks after due date. So, that's what I followed. Babies come when they want to.

    Answer by musicmom08 at 10:28 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • I had one in Dec and one in Jan. I hoped for my little tax return, but no such luck! It really didn't matter to me knowing se stayed in as long as she needed and she was happy and healthy with no issues at birth like my last three did.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 10:31 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Only 10% of babies are born on their due date. My second son is one! Lol. My first came late. Good Luck!

    Answer by tiger_tatted1 at 10:38 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

  • Yes you can claim on your tax return. My son born 3 days early. First baby.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 10:46 PM on Nov. 3, 2010

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