Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
135 Doctors are Online

Is there any way apart from ultrasound to find correct age of the fetus?

hi i was wondering can a doctor tell me the amount of weeks i am pregnant by not using an ultrasound and be correct ? I didn t have any sickness in this pregnancy he told me I am about nine weeks pregnant and i conceived some time in June but i think i conceive in MAY can i be wrong i now have to get an ultrasound. Is there another way to find out the exact weeks the baby is ?
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
Answers:  2 Views:  21
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
OBGYN 's  Response
If your cycles are pretty regular, then you can be sure of your weeks even without an ultrasound once the pregnancy test gets positive. Yet, if you are not so sure the best way is to get a sonogram and confirm your pregnancy as well as the gestational age. Apart form a sonogram, the only other way to know the age of the baby in early pregnancy is through the serum beta-HCG levels and that is a tedious process. Take care.
Answered: Tue, 7 Aug 2012
I find this answer helpful
OBGYN Dr. Monika Choudhary's  Response
There are two ways of calculating gestational age,
One is ultrasound based
Second one is -by knowing,first day of last menstruation
Both methods calculate approximate weeks not exact.
Thank you
Answered: Tue, 7 Aug 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor