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Chazzii95 Sun 07-Jun-20 19:07:01

Just found out im pregnant and worked out im due around febuary but unsure how far along I am? I use the Flo app to track my periods etc and that's worked out im 5 weeks and 3 days. NHS calculator says 4 weeks exactly, WhatToExpect says 4 weeks and 2 days. Please help! Obviously with covid I've not been able to speak/see a midwife or doctor yet. If it helps the first day of last period was 8th May and can have anything between 24-28 days between and conception date around 16th May

Thanks ❤

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DramaAlpaca Sun 07-Jun-20 19:10:14

Some people use a simple calculation of nine months from the date of your last period plus one week. That would make you due on 15th February smile

April1990 Sun 07-Jun-20 20:35:04

I remember being really confused as all different apps on my phone said different dates! I would say the NHS website is the most accurate. All is confirmed at your first midwife appointment 😃

BabyG123 Sun 07-Jun-20 21:20:22

Date won't be confirmed until your 12 week scan. For Now they go off of your first day of your last period.

etaketak1991 Sun 07-Jun-20 21:20:36

If I remember rightly, Flo normally goes by counting week starts, not weeks completed (so you would start on week 1, not week 0, if that makes sense?)

sel2223 Sun 07-Jun-20 23:08:38

Officially, your midwife will go by your LMP then you will get a confirmed EDD at your dating scan which is around 12 weeks..

peachypetite Mon 08-Jun-20 07:47:53

Don’t stress it will be confirmed at your scan

oliveroses Mon 08-Jun-20 07:54:21

@etaketak1991 is right, Flo calculates your days differently - there's a setting to change it to 'weeks completed' somewhere, which is the more common/intuitive way of counting

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