Calculate Your Due Date:After confirming that you are pregnant, you will want to know when your baby is due to arrive. The average pregnancy is calculated on the 40 weeks after the start of the last menstruation.
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But rarely keep precise timetable babies, so that a full-term pregnancy is somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. A baby born before 37 weeks is considered to be premature and somewhat past 42 weeks is considered late.
In order to calculate the due date of your baby, add seven days to the date of your last period and add nine months.
You can use the pregnancy, birth and baby due date calculator to calculate when your baby is due.
For example, if your last period started on March 1, to add seven days that March 8th. Then add nine months will give a due date of December 8th. If your periods are irregular or you are not sure of the day, will help an ultrasound to determine the development of the embryo and your due date. Echo can be in any stage of pregnancy after the first six weeks.
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Expiration dates are usually calculated on the basis of your last period, instead of the date of conception as a result of a number of reasons.
Although the average woman ovulates (releases an egg) approximately two weeks after her period, the exact time is not always known.
As soon as an egg has been released, can remain fertile to 24 hours.
Sperm can last up to seven days after intercourse to fertilize an egg.
Some doctors will refer to your due date as expected date of childbirth or EDC