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Old 11-04-2007, 04:12 PM   #5
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Re: calculating due date

Originally Posted by gabesmamamadeit View Post
Thats right, you have to allow some time for the swimmers to get to the egg. Also the reason they are saying it is 5 weeks instead of 3 is because they count the two weeks leading up to ovulation as part of gestiation... I have no idea why.
They count those 2 weeks since the body is getting prepared for implantation of a fertilized egg by shedding the lining (your AF) and then of course ovulating. So in theory it is the "beginning" of pregnancy - and you wouldn't get pregnant without those 2 weeks!
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