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Is it more accurate if your doctor gave you a due date of February 18 and said you were 21 weeks pregnant but an ultrasound showed you were 20 weeks and had a due date of February 25?

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2005-10-20 12:00:07
2005-10-20 12:00:07

You may have had a longer cycle and become pregnant a little later than you thought. There is only a week between these 2 dates so it is not enough to worry about. with my first pregnancy, my dates said I was due on September 23rd and my scan said October 4th. I knew I had intercourse on January second, so I guess it just took a while to implant. I didn't get a positive pregnancy test until February 3rd, which would be about right. Second time round my dates and scan were the same and I had a positive test on the day after my missed period. The only time it really matters is if you had sex with 2 men a week apart and need a best guess as to which is the father.

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