Nine months isn't so long when you're waiting for the new little love of your life. Welcome to your due date! Only 5% of babies are born on their due date, and most first-time moms deliver after it. So temper your expectations. Your OB or midwife will likely start doing weekly testing to make sure it is safe to continue your pregnancy. Amazing news: Your little one will be here SO SOON. XO, TeamMotherly P.S. Birth can be intimidating, but that's because you're doing something so incredibly powerful and important. Your body knows how to give birth. Trust your medical and birth team, connect with your partner and get ready to meet the love of your life.And remember to update your Motherly profile with baby's birth day as soon as she's born so we can send you super-accurate details for life with your newborn.