05/11/2013 at 07:39
So technically I'm 2 days over due today. However before I had my 12 week scan going by AF dates I was due on the 9th Nov. Scan then brought that forward almost a week to the 3rd Nov. If similar happened to you when did baby actually arrive? Nearer 'your' due date or scan due date? I'm not really bothered at all as I'm quite comfy so don't mind being a week or so over, just curious really x
05/11/2013 at 07:46
My original due date with M was 31st May, scan put me forward to 26th May. Waters broke on 4th June and she appeared after induction on 6th June! I've been put forward three days this time despite knowing when I ovulated, so we will see what happens.
My sisters due date with her son was brought forward too and he was 10 days late after induction.
My plan this time is to refuse to be induced if it comes to it, but hopefully it won't come to that!
05/11/2013 at 07:47
I was 13 days over by hospital dates, but 9 days by my own. I did read somewhere that pregnancy can vary up to 5 weeks either side of your EDD
05/11/2013 at 07:54
So for both of you ladies 'your' dates were more accurate. Interesting. Thanks x
05/11/2013 at 08:22
My due date with J was 6th June by the hospital's dates, and 11th June by mine. At my 20 week scan he was measuring 5 days behind, and I went into labour on the morning of the 11th, and had him at 2am the following day. So my dates were way more accurate!
05/11/2013 at 08:33
05/11/2013 at 08:41
By my own dates I thought I was due at the end of July. Scan said the 2nd if august and he didn't make an appearance until the 12th!
05/11/2013 at 08:42
RKB that's interesting! I'm definitely refusing any talk of an induction next time (narrowly escaped it with Isaac)
05/11/2013 at 08:46
I fell pregnant with Harry due to anti-depressants meds clash so didn't know I was pregnant but going by my LMP he was due 31st Oct. My scan put me forward by one week, to 24th Oct.
When he eventually came (induced) I was 17 days over, but really, when I think about it now it's only 10 days, looking at it from the original dates.
This time we said 8th April based on what we know (OV etc), and our scan at 7 weeks and 11 weeks said 8th; NHS scan at 12 wks said 5th, midwife said we could choose so we went with the latest date to give us a bit longer to avoid being induced, if it comes to that.
05/11/2013 at 09:05
This is the article I was reading
05/11/2013 at 09:27
Mine was moved forward by 3 days but my friend was moved back by 2 weeks!
Neither of us have had our babies yet though so can' tell u which was more acurate.
Ive had a lot of mum's tell me to be aiming for the date from mybdates rather than the scan though!
05/11/2013 at 09:35
Looks like baby might stay put for a while yet then. Funny isn't it that in pretty much every case your dates were more accurate than scans. Thanks all x
05/11/2013 at 09:40
At my early private scan the lady said 'your dates are spot on, don't let them move you, they always try and move you forward...'
05/11/2013 at 10:28
Ooh interesting. My scan brought me forward by 8 days. According to OV etc those dates would be really unusual, so I'm convinced my dates are more accurate.
05/11/2013 at 11:58
My dates were brought forward 5days at scan. There's no way I conceived when they reckon (on my sisters birthday, 16days after a m/c). I've tried to argue dates already & failed - I'm sticking with my dates tho. And will be turning down sweeps/induction etc. My 1st was 15days overdue ... However i suspect with hindsight, she probably wasn't that overdue!
05/11/2013 at 12:14
My LMP due date was 23 December. Moved to 28th at early scan then 4th January at 12 week scan. I went into labour on 4th though took 40 hours so she arrived on 6th.
05/11/2013 at 16:39
My little man was 2 weeks overdue by scan dates but born on his due date by my dates. This was one of the main reasons I refused induction as I felt scan dates weren't accurate so baby wasn't as overdue as they said!
05/11/2013 at 16:54
This is so interesting. I saw MW today she didn't offer a sweep as I'm only 2 days over. But has booked me in for one a week Thursday. By my dates I'll be 5 days over due. Happy to wait now and see what happens x
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