is it true that boys allways arrive late?

Marie - posted on 07/08/2009 ( 88 moms have responded )

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just a quick question for u..........this is my 3rd baby my 1st was late 2 weeks a boy.

my 2nd was early 2 weeks a girl..................and im having another boys......... so do boys allways arrive later than girls. im 35 weeks and hoping my son will come soon........

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Ginger - posted on 07/10/2009

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my first was a boy and he was 2 weeks 4 days early.. my girls were about the same 2 weeks 6 days early and 2 weeks 5 days early.. so they just come when they are ready good luck with ur delivery

Brandie - posted on 07/10/2009

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No, My 1st boy was on my due date, and my 2nd boy was 2 weeks early. It depends on the baby and ur body. I have always been told that the more u have the earlier u can go. Good luck!!

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I've had two boys, Tommy was 6 days early and Logan was 5 days early. My thoughts are with you as I know that I couldn't have gone full term with either of mine, by 35 weeks I was gagging for them to be born...:-) good luck x

Crystal - posted on 07/10/2009

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i had my son at 38+1 so i guess that's early but for me it wasn't soon enough

Bonnie - posted on 07/10/2009

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My son was born exactly 1 month before his scheduled due date. One hour earlier and he would have been born on Friday the 13th :(

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my son is now 2 & a half. & he was a week & a half early!!

good luck!! hope he comes out soon!! :)

Tone Mari - posted on 07/10/2009

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My son came 4 weeks early. I had a perfect pregnancy with everything normal :) They decide for themselves hehe

Kayleigh - posted on 07/10/2009

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hi not that isnt true i have had a baby boy and he came five weeks early lol! unexpectedly! but enjoyed every minute of it! x

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my 1st child was a boy and he was ontime my 2nd daughter was 5 weeks early and my 3rd daughter was overdue. I think it all depends when they want to come into the world.

Angie - posted on 07/10/2009

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My boy was so big they had to induce 3weeks early!!! I didn't have gestational diabetes or anything and my first child (a baby girl) was tiny with no complications.

Johanna - posted on 07/09/2009

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I don't think so....my first son arrived right on time and my second son arrived 10 days early. I think your body knows when the baby is coming, because I had a very strong suspicion that he was coming early and I was right!

Cynthia - posted on 07/09/2009

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not true at all...my son came 3wks early but i kinda had complications...good luk

Jules - posted on 07/09/2009

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No My oldest son was 6 weeks early, He decided that it was time, They tried to stop the birth but were not successful. :)

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my first son was 4 days early and my second was born 2 hours before i was due to be induced, 10 days late.

User - posted on 07/09/2009

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My son was 2 weeks early. I think that early or late doesnt have anything to do with the baby's sex.

Debra - posted on 07/09/2009

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No, my son was 1 month early. It all depends on what you do while you're pregnant. For me, I went crazy exercising. I was afraid of complications/having a hard delivery so I walked everyday. I never had anybody to do anything for me. I kinda took helpful advice to the extreme and made them fears (lol). But my son was born healthy and we both came home 2 days later.

Emma - posted on 07/09/2009

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Both my daughter and my son were 16 days early it just depends on when bubs wants to come

Jessica - posted on 07/09/2009

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My son was born at 38 weeks. There is hope! It depends on you, I think, and your body's pattern. My mom had us three kids like this: first one, two weeks early; second one (that's me!), one week early; third one, right on his due date.

Kristina - posted on 07/09/2009

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I have 4 boys and they all arrived 2 1/2 to 3 weeks early. I know how anxious I was to see my little man but I also had to remember the longer the baby is in the oven the more prepared he is for the outside world.

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Not at all, my son was two weeks early. Each child is individual, you'll just have to wait and see. Good Luck!

Jennifer - posted on 07/09/2009

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My son was 15 days early. At the beginning, I knew he was going to be early.

Michelle - posted on 07/09/2009

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i have 3 children, 2 of which are boys, and all 3 of them were born two weeks early. if you are worried about going over you can schedual an elective induction up to two weeks before your due date.

Brittany - posted on 07/09/2009

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My son was two weeks early. For some reason I had this "feeling" he was coming early and it happened ! But Ive heard alot of people say that about boys and also about which child your on. My doctor told me that with your first its usually late . . . so anything can happen lol

User - posted on 07/09/2009

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Quoting Marie:

is it true that boys allways arrive late?

just a quick question for u..........this is my 3rd baby my 1st was late 2 weeks a boy.
my 2nd was early 2 weeks a girl..................and im having another boys......... so do boys allways arrive later than girls. im 35 weeks and hoping my son will come soon........



no mine was two weeks early, although i had pre-esclampsia an had to be induced, but my frinds little boy was 5 weeks early, normal labour.

Marie - posted on 07/09/2009

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thanks guys for ur comments. guess he will arrive wen he feels like it........

Samantha - posted on 07/09/2009

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hi my first child was a boy he was early buy a week and in labour for only 3 hours and my girl wasmiddle child (girl ) was early to and my 3rd child was on time by cs

Kylie - posted on 07/08/2009

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I think thats a myth. My boy arrived on time, my girl came late. I heard if a baby comes early or late depends on if their father came before or after his due date. Mothers with children from different fathers were studied and they found the link.

Jessica - posted on 07/08/2009

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My first born was a girl and she was quite late, however my second was a boy and he came early

Hali - posted on 07/08/2009

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my first son was 3 weeks early and my second son was 2 weeks early with a little bit of help from the doctors for medical reasons

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