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So confused.....

so how do they calculate the weeks and the months
I am 14 weeks preggo and I was thinking that I am 4 months, but the other day this woman asked me how many weeks I was and I told her 14 and she was like oh your only 3 months, you are big for three months are you having twins. I was like no its only one, and I am 4 months. Very confusing can anyone help?

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Asked by Married2daBest at 11:15 AM on Apr. 28, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Well, it's really confusing. If you go by the LUNAR calander pregnancy is 10 months but if you go by the typical calender it goes something like this:

    Trimester 1= 1-12, Trimester 2= 13-27, trimester 3= 28 until the end.

    It's all really confusing. You would be in the very beginning of your 4th month at 14 weeks lol.

    Answer by celticreverie at 11:23 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • well if u go by the calendar month it would be 3 months and one week but if u go by every 4 weeks u would be 3 months 2 weeks- ur in ur fourth month

    Answer by lovelyli217 at 11:23 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • I think you're 3 months 2 weeks

    Answer by jessiepink at 11:47 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • You are in your 4th month.

    Answer by mamie2shoes at 11:54 AM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • I am 14 weeks, 5 days preggo....according to one of my tickers at 13 weeks and 4 days I turned "Four months" pregnant, so I would go on that. :-)

    Answer by bluestarr80 at 12:39 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • u r 3 1/2 months.u will be 4 months at 16 wks.

    Answer by Aneq at 2:34 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

  • lol think of it like this everyone calculates differently so tell em all to leave ya alone... pritty soon you will be only calculating in weeks and not months especially in the end and then you get desprate like me and go 39 weeks two days! Lol good luck and dont worrie yr size is fine everyones baby's (and bodies) Grow at different rates...

    Answer by candlefire22 at 2:42 PM on Apr. 28, 2009

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