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    lilyd Guest

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    Hi ladies,

    I am trying to work out how old my DD is? This is such a silly question ](*,) but some friends and I were having an argument about how to work out how many weeks old Lily is.

    It goes like this: Lily was born 20.10.04, now it is 33 weeks from Wed 20.10.04 to 8.6.05 (yesterday) or



    7 months & 3 weeks from the 20.10.04 to 10.6.05 (tomorrow).

    So, does this mean she is (33 wks) = 8 mths 1 wk (8 x 4=32+ wk) or do you go by, oh! bugger, I am giving myself a headache even thinking about this #-o .

    Anyway, you get the idea, I am having a mental breakdown now LOL.

    Thanks in advance!

    Kylie

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    Unless their under 12 wks I would go by calendar months, but thats just me. I know the MCHN (oooo I have to make paris' next appt...thanks for the reminder) Goes by weeks up until 3 mths and then by months going by their birthdate. Does that make sense? So if it were me I would say 7 mths and 3 weeks

    *hugs*
    Cailin

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    hi Kylie,
    your calculations of four weeks to a month will only give you a headache and a wrong answer, as every month would have to have only 28 days for that to work.
    Why not get a ticker to help you track it?

    Kerrie

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    I am one that goes by months as well from when they hit about 4 mths old, so I would be saying 7mths and 3wks.

    Love

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    LOL Kylie... I remember going through this headache when trying to work out how pregnant I was, and wondering why I was getting 2 different answers!
    I would do what Kerrie suggested and go by what your ticker says

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    LOL Kylie.

    I would do what Kerrie suggested and get a ticker or make up a website and that will also tell you how many days old she is etc....

    Good luck

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    And doesn't every week make a difference to you when they're little !

    'so and so is 23 days older, so of course they have teeth and are crawling'

    Get used to saying 'and a bit' meaning a week or less, 'and a half' meaning two or three weeks and 'almost' meaning a week before the next month.

    barb.

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    lilyd Guest

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    Thanks ladies, you have put my mind at rest (where it's been for the last 38 years)

    BTW how do you ladies have time to post so many replies??? I always read your posts and they are short, to the point and always interesting!

    I don't think you have any babies at all LOL or am I just the slackest mother there is, I don't have time to scratch myself (totally off the original subject, but hey!!)

    Thanks again, I WON THE ARGUMENT

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    LMAO Lily!! I can only post while Matilda's asleep as this is always designated me time, I only clean or do things productive when she is awake (that includes scratching myself)

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    LOL Lily! Glad you won your argument

    I am like Christy, I also usually only post when Aidyn is sleeping, and try to get a lot of my cleaning done while he is awake. It has taken me a while though to get the hang of it, and during that time the housework had to suffer, lol!

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    I only post when Jacob is asleep or DH is doing things with him......

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    Gald you won the argument Lily.

    I am pretty lucky with Nicholas, he is happy playing with his toys or watching Hi 5 so I can get onto BB.

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    I have the luxury of having DH home with me so I could post all the time!

    I would say 7 months 3 weeks too. I had this huge arguement with DH and i went by 4 weeks!

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    Hey lilyd, check this out, my son William was born on the 21/10/04, so look at the bottom of my post and Ive got hoe old Will is, just simply take away 1 day? LOL O

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