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How far past your due date did you go, or how soon before.

I finally had my son on monday and went 12 days past my due date. Just wondering how many more moms had to go through it i was soo anxious for him to be here those 12 days drove me absolutely crazy.

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sabrinaford0911

Asked by sabrinaford0911 at 2:11 PM on Mar. 4, 2011 in Just for Fun

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  • Congrats. I only went 4 days past with baby #1. The second was born on his due date. Baby #3 was 7 days late. Baby #4 was born the day before his due date and baby #5 was a week before her due date.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 2:13 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Congrats! I had my son at 38 weeks
    June_Mama09

    Answer by June_Mama09 at 2:13 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • 9 days over! Here they only let you go 10 days over, and I was scheduled to be induced the day after my son was born!
    AdensMama0308

    Answer by AdensMama0308 at 2:14 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • #1 ~ 3 weeks early
    #2 ~ 2 days late
    #3 ~ 1 week early
    #4 ~ 4 months early
    ghostwriter777

    Answer by ghostwriter777 at 2:25 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Wow four months early, ghostwriter? That would be scary.

    Baby One - One day early
    Baby Two - Four Days Early
    Baby Three - Four Days Late
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 3:11 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Thankfully my first baby was 12 days early, I think I might have died or at least become severely depressed if I would have gone overdue with him, and since even at 7 1/2 lbs I felt like I had missed out on the tiny baby stage, I think I would have been really angry if he would have been 9 lbs, as irrational as that is.
    My 2nd was 3 days overdue and coming after an almost 2 week early baby, it felt like 2 weeks overdue to me, I got depressed and refused to be around people the last week or so.
    My 3rd baby was 10 days overdue and 9 lbs. He just wanted to torture me. Thankfully I wasn't depressed like I was with the other two.
    After that my doctor told me he would induce my next babies earlier. I don't like the idea of induction, but if the trend continues I'm going to end up with inductions anyway, so might as well do it a little earlier and not push out another 9 lb baby. That was not easy!
    mybella81

    Answer by mybella81 at 3:11 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • I just realized I wrote induce "earlier" I just want to clarify that I have never had an induction before, I just meant earlier than 10 days overdue.
    mybella81

    Answer by mybella81 at 3:13 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

  • Both my kids were born 2 days before their due date. :-)
    ss_mom

    Answer by ss_mom at 3:54 PM on Mar. 4, 2011

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