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Expected date of delivery through ultrasounds - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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how can i help you?
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please proceed with your health query
User :   i am currently 37 weeks pregnant and i am due on march 14th 2010. My last menstrual period was april 25th of 2009. How can i more effectively determine my date of conception.
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User :   so how can i more effectively determine my date of conception if i missed a period anyway?
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have you done the scanning anytime?what is the gestation age in that and also what is the date of scan
User :   im not sure what scanning is but i have done 2 ultrasounds and they both came up with the same due date.
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then the expected date of delivery is correct what has come in the scan
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as many factors play a role in it
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including the period cycle length, baby development, baby weight
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and also your personal health
User :   so my date of conception that was estimated was probably correct as well then?
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so if two ultarsounds have shown the same EDD, then usually it wil be during that time
User :   it was june 21st
User :   the date of conception
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after 37 completed weeks it is considered to be normal and safe for delivery

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