Just curious: would going overdue bother you?
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|Sat, 06-25-2011 - 4:58am|
When I had DD, I didn't want to go overdue mainly because my maternity leave started at 38 weeks and I didn't want to 'waste' it sitting around with no baby to look after! This time, I'm a SAHM so I really don't think going even a couple of weeks over would bother me. I guess I'm lucky that I seem to be doing pretty well physically this pregnancy (sleeping well, no pelvic pain, constipation or heartburn etc) and even when I was full term with DD (I gave birth naturally at 39 weeks) I wasn't hugely uncomfortable.
My m/w would let me go to 42 weeks without insisting on an induction as long as baby and I were both doing well. The only reason going way overdue would bother me is that I wouldn't like to be induced - it sounds really unpleasant to me. Plus, if I were induced, I couldn't have a homebirth. But other than that, I'm happy to let this LO cook as long as they want to!
What do you all think about going overdue?