Your Pregnancy

The waiting game

A NORMAL PREGNANCY lasts anywhere from 266 days to 280 days. And sometimes longer. And, 280 days doesn’t sound as long as nine months, but any woman who has ever been pregnant will tell you that even one day past her due date is one day too long.

A pregnancy is usually completed in 38 to 42 weeks. About five percent of babies are born post term.

There’s an assumption that it’s normal for you to experience a longer pregnancy if this is your first

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