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Anisa Arsenault
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A Friday The 13th Birthday? Bumpies Discuss

How far would you go to avoid giving birth on Friday the 13th? Bumpies don't seem particularly superstitious, but the possibility of being induced on Friday the 13th was enough to spark conversation. And part of that conversation involved the Freaky Friday remake.

"Friday the 13th would not bother me, I was born on the 13th! I would avoid Friday though, if possible. I work in a hospital and weekend staff are never the regulars."

"If it weirds you out, I wouldn't do it. You don't need any extra stress on your due date."

"You could be induced on that day, but not deliver until the 14th."

"My nephew's birthday is that day and he's fine! Also, my niece was born two years ago on a Friday the 13th and she's the greatest!"

"After doing more research, I'm changing my answer of not caring. Apparently the latest studies show that if you give birth on Friday the 13th, there is an 82 percent chance that your baby will be Lindsay Lohan. You should definitely discuss this risk with your doctor."

"I used to be one of those people that was superstitious on Friday the 13th. But in 2009, my 9-month-old was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery. It was the scariest day of my life, especially because it was Friday the 13th. But the surgery went perfectly and now Friday the 13th is a wonderful day to me."

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