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just wondering...

Ok i have not yet had a u/s and they are charting me at 14 weeks. Is there a way to really know how far you are?? I am not showing..I already a big belly but thats cuz im over weight.

 
armywifeproud

Asked by armywifeproud at 1:23 PM on Feb. 14, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • There is no sure way to tell how far along u really are until u get an u/s. The last menstrual period date will be needed and then the baby will be measured during the u/s to find out the gestational age of the baby. Congrats!
    armanaqueen630

    Answer by armanaqueen630 at 1:27 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • You could track back to the beginning of your last period. Were you having regular period cycles?

    You can ask for help to measure your fundus~ although it might not come out too precise.
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 1:28 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

  • If you know when you ovulated then you add 38 weeks to that date and you have your due date. If you do not know when you ovulated and you had regular 28 day cycles then add 40 weeks to the first date of your last period (likely how your doc got the 14 weeks along thing). An early ultrasound is your best bet if you have no idea when you ovulated or have irregular menstrual cycles. An early ultrasound is considered anything before 12 weeks though. After that they are notorious for being off at predicting due dates and the farther along in the pregnancy the more likely the ultrasound is off.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:44 PM on Feb. 14, 2010

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