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Due date from Last menstrual period vs Ultrasound due date
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An_217293 posted:
I have a dilemma and am wondering if there is anyone out there with my same problem. Based on my last period, all due date calculators put my due date on Feb. 26th 2011, but after my 1st and 2nd ultrasounds, my doctor told me that my due date is March 13th, which is 2 weeks later. I have a scheduled c-section and am afraid that I might go into labor before my procedure, but also that I might not be ready for the baby if it comes on the LMP due date instead of the ultrasound date.
Why is there a discrepancy in the dates and has anyone been in that situation? Please help
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firefly19860525 responded:
I totally had the same problem and I'm sure that my situation is a bit different but I ended up having a condition called preeclampsia. I gave birth when I was 31 weeks along and my baby boy is just fine. He is now 3 months old and doing great. Your body knows what it is doing. A baby can survive if it is 25 weeks or greater. My son was 2 months early and he was the size of a 26 week old because of the preeclampsia. You will be just fine and your doctors are there for you. If you have any real concerns talk to them about it because that is what they are there for. Just enjoy the process and enjoy your baby when he or she comes no matter if they come early or late or just on time.


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