7 Must-Know Truths About Due Dates

Most women deliver between 37 and 40 weeks but that can feel like a big window when you're waiting for Baby to come! Here's some hints to help you through.


Don't be fooled: There's no definite predictor. Even sonograms can't tell exactly when baby will arrive. Only 5 percent of babies are born on their due date so be okay with having a flexible plan. Baby could arrive early (before 37 weeks) or late (after 40), in which case you might come up with a plan to induce labor with your doctor.

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