due date

Ten Tips for Surviving an Overdue Pregnancy

Your belly is huge, your due date has passed, and yet little Susie or Johnny has shown no interest in moving out of his or her cozy home. Your due date is calculated by counting forward 280 days from the start of your last menstrual period. Your due date is only an estimate of when your baby should come and is often off by a number of days. » Read more

When Did I Conceive? How to Calculate Your Conception Date

 You’re pregnant! Now that you’ve received the wonderful news, one of the first questions you’ll want to know is “When is the baby due?” There are several key dates at the beginning of your pregnancy that can help you calculate your due date, including the first day of your last menstrual period and the date of conception. » Read more

How to Calculate Your Pregnancy Timetable: Weeks Vs. Months

“Congratulations! You’re pregnant! So how far along are you?” “Well, I’m at 18 weeks. So that’s four months. Or is it four and a half? Well, if I count back from my last cycle…Ummmmm…let me see....” » Read more