Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Announcements

WELCOME PREGNANT MOMS-TO-BE!!

After posting your introduction or questions be sure to check out these resources for more information -

Pregnancy Health Center
Your Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

PLEASE NOTE: If you are not yet pregnant click here to check out one of our other pregnancy communities.
Could the "Due Date" be wrong?
avatar
GranMaw posted:
My daughter is expecting her 1st child and the dr says she is in her 31st week. I`ve noticed things that make me think she is closer to 36 weeks. She never had a "normal" menstrual cycle in her life, and had ovarian surgery Jan 10, 2012. Is there a way to know if she is further along than her dr thinks?
Reply
 
avatar
GranMaw responded:
I really need to know if she is going to have this baby in 2 weeks,,or 2 months,,or somewhere in between. Her "Due Date" is April 9, but the baby "dropped" last monday/Tuesday. Her colostrum is flowing. She is very fatigued/lethargic. She has extreme pressure on her pelvic bone. hip/upper leg cramps almost constantly. She gets out of bed long enough to eat and use the bathroom for the last 2 days. Her dr told her in January that she`d probably never conceive a child, so she didnt use any birth control. He also told her that she`d only ever had "vaginal bleeding" and had never had an actual "menstrual period". If the due date is calcualted by the date of the last menstrual period, then we really have no idea when to expect her to deliver,,,,can anyone help me figure this out?
 
avatar
tlkittycat1968 replied to GranMaw's response:
Did the doctor date her pregnanty early on via ultrasound?
 
avatar
GranMaw replied to tlkittycat1968's response:
They said at her first ultra sound she was 8-9 weeks pregnant. that was in august,, i think august 12. her due date is april 9th.
 
avatar
tlkittycat1968 replied to GranMaw's response:
Early ultrasounds are usually pretty accurate.


Featuring Experts

Sarah McMoyler, RN, BSN and mother, is the founder of McMoyler Method. As a specialist in labor and delivery nursing for more than 20 years, McMoyler ...More

Helpful Tips

Easing Early Pregnancy NauseaExpert
For many women, eating a small snack every hour or two will keep nausea to a minimum. Almost any food will do, but nuts are a great choice, ... More
Was this Helpful?
40 of 55 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.