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August 12th, 2012, 07:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Mommy of 3 girlies View Post
Won't it hurt the baby if it stays in too long? I've been induced at 41 weeks with my other babies ad I really want a natural labor
No. A normal pregnancy will naturally go between 38 and 42 weeks. Many (including me) thinks it would be much more accurate to give a mom a due month rather than an EDD. There are slight risks to going beyond 42 weeks, but with today's technology doctors can have a better idea what's going on and if something needs to be done. One of my friends went to 42 weeks, 6 days (she did have tests done starting at 41 weeks and baby always passed without issue) and everything went great (this was a VBA2C too!). Baby came when she was ready.
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