Monday, July 28, 2008

One more week...

So, at worst I'll be induced next Monday. It's exciting to know she'll be out soon, and good to have a date, but I'm a little disappointed my Mom will likely not be here (unless by some miracle she comes in the next couple of days). Doing a little research on teh interwebs I came across this article that presents a graph of "Gestational Age at Birth" that's very interesting. Turns out, if you look at the distribution of gestational age (which is an estimate anyway) at birth, you're probability of having your baby on or before the due date is only about 40%. So, for a first time mother especially, you've got a 60% chance of having the baby after the due date. Good to know--unfortunate that my mom is leaving in a couple of days. She had about a 2/3 chance of being here for the baby--too bad we're apparently going to fall into the 1/3 of longer gestational periods.

3 comments:

  1. Hang in there - we can't wait to meet her!

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  2. Hang in there! I know it is rough! I sure hope your mom gets to be there!

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  3. I'm crossing my fingers that Baby Girl will show up tonight!!!

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