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A 22-year-old female asked:

My conception date is august 7th due date april 30th 2015 did i get pregnant before conception or after im confused?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Don't be confused: Technically you got pregnant AT conception. Since only women who do IVF can know exactly when conception occurred, we don't usually date pregnancies from concept. but from the last menstrual period, which is usually 2 weeks before. Since sperm live a few days, conception may NOT even be the day you had sex. This makes it seem as if your pregnancy started 2 weeks early, don't let this confuse you.

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Last updated Mar 14, 2015

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