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Im 32 weeks pregnant

Im 32 weeks pregnant, and i swear im at least two weeks further along then what they docs say i am. I say this because I never really new when my last period was.


And my last ultrasound at 20 weeks stated that my due date was already a week further along then the due date they gave me which was august 17th. and the ultrasound said the 11th.

How accurate are ultrasound due dates?

and how do i convince my doctor to give me another ultrasound to check the growth of the baby and to see if i further along?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:20 PM on Jun. 19, 2013 in Pregnancy

Answers (9)
  • ultrasounds are just a guess. The doctor telling you when your due date is, just a guess as well. Baby will come when they are ready. You shouldn't request an ultrasound just to prove to your doctor they might be wrong especially since the ultrasound is again, just a guess.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 1:31 PM on Jun. 19, 2013


  • Does it really matter WHAT the date is as long as your baby is healthy?
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:31 PM on Jun. 19, 2013

  • if you intend to be rude on here, dont waste your time commenting
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 1:35 PM on Jun. 19, 2013

  • Honey you don't know what rude is if you think these comments were rude.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 1:36 PM on Jun. 19, 2013

  • Now I'll be rude....
    Sounds like you just want the dates to match up to the right guy.
    I'll be eagerly awaiting the August 17th episode of MAURY POVICH!!
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:45 PM on Jun. 19, 2013

  • i have plenty of time for you 


    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 2:03 PM on Jun. 19, 2013

  • Due dates can be off by two weeks in either direction. Baby will come when baby is ready. You could easily go another 10 weeks. The ultrasound just confirms that baby is within the estimated time frame.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 6:24 PM on Jun. 19, 2013

  • Early ultrasounds, the ones in the first trimester, are fairly accurate at determining fetal age. The later an ultrasound is done, the less accurate it is for the purpose of estimating the date of conception and thus the due date.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 6:31 PM on Jun. 19, 2013

  • Ballad took the words right out of my mouth.
    BubbaLuva

    Answer by BubbaLuva at 8:11 AM on Jun. 20, 2013

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