The myth of the due date

Korte, Diana
September 1994
Mothering;Fall94, Issue 72, p62
Discusses the inaccuracy of methods used for determining a pregnant woman's due date. Last menstrual period (LMP) computation; Ultrasound scanning; LMP's use in conjunction with monthly physical exam estimates; Majority of women's menstrual periods as irregular; Average gestation period; Options for prolonged pregnancies.


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