If you were anything like me @KitiK I was busting to have my transfer so wanted the 1st August. I was devo I had to wait a whole weekend
I just remember that it was a public holiday where I was at the time! They were lucky to catch o day (I knew I had early) at cd11 (from memory!) Its making me worry about being early thats all... :/
Do you have to do steroids having bub at 37wks or is it just normal?
My OB has said she will probably give steriods over a couple of days prior just to be on the safe side. I am more worried about breathing and any complications but since 37w is term i guess it should be ok.
Edited to add: @BabyOB I just had a look at my Nuchal scan report - gave an EDD of 18 April. I am guessing that maybe because that scan is supposed to be the most 'accurate' in terms of age/gestation that the OB is ok with c sec on 2 April (which would seem as though I was 37+5)...
Last edited by KitiK; 26-01-2015 at 11:15.
There shouldn't be any problems with bub being born at 37 weeks - I think most hospitals give the steroids if birth is going to be prior to 38 weeks now.
My ob is scheduling my c-section for 36 weeks due to me being high risk & I will definitely get the steroids. My daughter was born at 26 weeks - not that I want another prem, but in my situation I'll be over the moon if I can get to 32-34'ish weeks.
My cousin had her bub at 34+1 due to complications & he has always measured 2wks ahead. He was born at 6 pound 11 ounces. Wowza! Lol. My bub is measuring to date. Each pregnancy is different & ur Obs wouldn't do it if there was going to be more issues from delivering early @KitiK. I have complete trust in my doc
Thanks for the stories @BabyOB and @jonesgirl1980. I do trust my OB completely, I guess I have just been given doubt by so many other comments about a 37+2 c sec delivery. I am sure it will be ok...!
Wow 6lb 11 at 34wks! Both my girls were under 7lb at 39&38wk respectively. I am hoping this boy isnt too much bigger (although I am HUGE in comparison the last 2 pregnancies) so at 37w I am guessing he will be close to 7lb. I am tipping 3.2kg or 7lb 1oz in the old money - we will see
I take everyone else's stories with a grain of salt because each & every single pregnancy is so different (as you would certainly know). Everyone tried to tell my cousin how it would be as he was measuring bigger but bub had more breathing complications than his sister did at 30+4. I just go with 'what will be, will be' & you are going to be in the best place with the best care ♡
Thanks all the studies I have read indicate that boys have more breathing difficulties than girls when born early - I guess that has been what has worried me, I would bever compromise my bubs health for convenience, maybe I am just paranoid this time knowing it is definately the last time!
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