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#1 of 7 Old 06-28-2005, 01:14 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Hi everyone
My name is Michaelle and I'm new here. We just found out on friday that we are preggo with #3. Can anyone tell me how to figure out what my due date is. My last period was May 19. I usually have a 30-32 day cycle instead of 28 days.( i don't know if that makes a difference or not).
Pleases help I can't wait to know and I will not have a prenatal visit for another 3-4 weeks.
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One of the sites posted in the "web-site swap" thread on this due date club had an EDD calculator. Dom't remember which one it was, sorry, but check there...

Oh, and congratulations!
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My best guess is Feb 27th.

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Take the 1st day of you last period (May 19) add 7 days (May 26) minus 3 months (Feb 26) add 2-4 days to account for having longer cycles (Feb 28-Mar 1)
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Normally, I use that method too (+ 7 days, - 3 months) but I've found that it gives slightly goofy results when dealing with February. To check, I add 38 weeks to the most likely ovulation day (probably May 19+ 16 days or so in her case= June 4th)

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Congratulations!

I went to: http://www.tryingtoconceive.com/eddc.htm and put in your last period as May 23 (a "normal" period is 28 days, so since yours could be as much as 32 days, I added four days to May 19).

According to the calculator, you're due on February 27th! Congrats, mama!

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March 1st sounds like a good time to have a baby :LOL
I'm so excited I don't know what to do first. I need to interview midwives (I'm planning a homebirth after 2 c/s).
I'm scared and giddy all at once. If it wasn't for morning sickness I would probably be doing jumping jacks.
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