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Could I be due sooner than the doctor estimated?

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Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

Your due date is 40 weeks.
It is not fixed date and you may deliver before or after. If you go more than 3 weeks before your due date you are considered preterm and if you are over 42 weeks - you are considered post term. Your goal is to be somewhere between 37-42 weeks!

In brief: Yes

Your due date is 40 weeks.
It is not fixed date and you may deliver before or after. If you go more than 3 weeks before your due date you are considered preterm and if you are over 42 weeks - you are considered post term. Your goal is to be somewhere between 37-42 weeks!
Dr. Rahil Malik
Dr. Rahil Malik
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: EDC confirmation

If your doctor has obtained an ultrasound to confirm your due date, and it was done in the first or early second trimester - then your established due date is unlikely to be far off.
However, if your due date is based only on your last period, and / or a physical exam, then there is a greater possibility of error.

In brief: EDC confirmation

If your doctor has obtained an ultrasound to confirm your due date, and it was done in the first or early second trimester - then your established due date is unlikely to be far off.
However, if your due date is based only on your last period, and / or a physical exam, then there is a greater possibility of error.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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