Here are some ideas to help you figure an accurate due date.
Keep in mind that this often requires patience, because some of the signs aren't perceptible until a little later in pregnancy.
Midwives and doctors often initially use the first day of your last period to estimate when your baby is due.
- beginning or ending of any pregnancy symptoms like nausea, vomiting, etc.Beauty & Self Books & Music Career Computers Education Family Food & Wine Health & Fitness Hobbies & Crafts Home & Garden Money News & Politics Relationships Religion & Spirituality Sports Travel & Culture TV & Movies Guest Author - Maryn Leister So, you don't have a last period date to go on, or you're cycles are irregular enough to not know which end is up. But for those opposed to ultrasound (or for those just wanting that first pregnancy challenge) there is another way. For so many women it is, and many doctors insist on routine ultrasound when there isn't a period date to go on.On the flip side, if your due date is put too early and you are pressured to induce for whatever reason, you could wind with a preterm baby, which is no fun either.The bottom line is this- it is worth it to you to put together all the clues you can about your own pregnancy and conception.