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How many days/weeks overdue were you before,you got induced ?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:57 PM on Jul. 8, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • With my first two, I wasn't overdue, I was actually several days earlier than my due date, but needed induced due to toxemia.

    With my third, I was 5 days overdue.

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 11:01 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • i was four days for all three of my kids. the fastest one was my oldest and the longest was the last.

    Answer by noel1978 at 11:02 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • I had my babies at 40-43 weeks,
    but my induced labor was at 40 weeks ("medical reason"), so not overdue.

    Are you considering inducing (for dates)?

    Answer by doulala at 11:02 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • I was 10 days overdue with my 3rd baby but I refused to be induced . Fortunately my OB's at the AF clinic agreed. They were not fans of inducing and believed in as little intervention as possible. My first was a few days early, my 2nd on her due date ( after only a few hours of labor and a quick trip to the hospital.LOL. ) I always insisted on no induction.

    Answer by minnesotanice at 11:08 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • @ Doulala..Why i'm asking this question is because a friend is giving me grief that i'm deciding unless for medical reasons,i need to be induced or have a c-section,i want the baby to come when ready.
    She said,no child should be more than a few days overdue infact,no later than 38 weeks (she has no medical degree)..However,i read your not really overdue until your reach 42 weeks ?
    So,what is medically safe ?..I feel an unneeded induction,is just as bad since it could put stress on the baby ?
    If,this could be cleared up..I would appreciate it.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 11:10 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • I had to be induced before my due dates because of medical reasons, but you are correct. A pregnancy normally runs somewhere around 38-42 weeks, and if you're healthy there's no reason to rush into an induction.

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 11:15 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • I do have lots of info I can share---
    Will have to post after helping my kids.


    Answer by doulala at 11:26 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • With my son I was 11 days past my due date when they induced. My daughter was 4 days past but I went into labor on my own

    Answer by price85 at 11:26 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • Look forward to any info :)

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 11:30 PM on Jul. 8, 2011

  • I had recently answered a question about induction risks in general and will link you over to there for now.

    When I have another minute I will get to post date info.

    Answer by doulala at 12:24 AM on Jul. 9, 2011

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