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The midwife told me I conceived in august I'm pretty sure it was the 16th . she told me my due date is may 20th but what if .y calculations are correct? Could this happe
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18524847 tn?1465595901
Honestly, due dates are a bit of a guess for all involved. As sperm lives for days  it's just hard to say. Very very few women have their babiesON their actual due date.  
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Based on my last period my due date would have been 24th March, scan at 12 weeks said 28th March, then subsequent scans have come out with the 22nd March and 24th lol its all rough guesswork :) congratulations on your pregnancy
13167 tn?1327194124
If you are due May 20,  your midwife has calculated your conception date to be around August 27.  Since you're now 24 weeks,  if you just now got an estimated due date it's possible it could be off by several days.  

What did she use to calculate your due date?
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I had my 12 week scan but she told me I was actually 15weeks plus 5 . that's how she gave me my due date
Hi, steph, are you trying to rule out sex on the 16th or rule it in?  If your conception date from a 15th-week ultrasound gave the date of August 27, August 16 is still in range, because by the 15th week ultrasounds are considered to have a margin for error of more than a week if someone tries to use them to determine a conception date.  Did you have any earlier ultrasounds?
Also, I checked your other question.  It looks like in that one the sex you were trying to rule out was in June.  That, you can rule out.  Sex on August 16 is more possible (even with the midwife's projections, because of how late in the pregnancy your ultrasound was on which she based the estimate).  But sex in June is definitely ruled out by the ultrasound because even the bigger margin for error in a 15th-week ultrasound is not THAT big..
9768879 tn?1412696065
I kept dates when I got pregnant with my son, sperm can live up to 3 days inside the vagina.after trying for a year and a half, I calculated my due date to be december 13th at the latest and the dr calculated my due date to be dec 20th. I started having labor contractions on dec 15th but since my contractions "weren't strong enough" but were coming every 3 min. They sent me home and I ended up having to be induced on dec 30th and found out my son cooked too long as he pooped inside me and came out via emergency csection weighing 9lb 4oz. So it's definitely possible their date could be off
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All a guessing game really, doesn't really matter much, baby comes when baby wants
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