Due Dates

 

ACOG

Check out what the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology has to say about going past your due date. If you're concerned about the risks listed here, visit the Evidence-Based Birth page to find out more about the rate at which these complications happen. There is also a helpful glossary that can acquaint you with some of the lingo tossed around regarding due dates. 

https://www.acog.org/Patients/FAQs/When-Pregnancy-Goes-Past-Your-Due-Date


Evidence-Based Birth

I know that I have a whole section dedicated to EBB but this is probably one of the most commonly asked for articles so I thought it wise to attach it here as well. Long story short, its ok to go past your estimated due date. Open a discussion with your provider about induction and the evidence on due dates if you're feeling uncomfortable with the idea of inductions bc of a late or post term pregnancy

https://evidencebasedbirth.com/evidence-on-inducing-labor-for-going-past-your-due-date/