How many months????

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Registered: 08-24-2006
How many months????
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Fri, 07-01-2011 - 1:19pm

Ok, this has been bugging me.

I'm 29 weeks pregnant.... how now many months is that?????
If I count from the beginning it's 7 months 1 week.... but that actually puts 40 weeks as 9 months.

I KNOW there are 10 months to a pregnancy.... but do we just not COUNT the first 4 weeks? So I'm actually only 6 months pregnant? LOL

When people ask I just tell them "29 weeks - due in mid September."

- Caroline

* Wife of Eric (July 28, 2007)

* Proud Mommy of Allison Kathleen (April 14, 2007)

* Expecting another BABY GIRL on September 16, 2011

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Fri, 07-01-2011 - 1:28pm

I go by Web MD and according to their site weeks 26-30 is month seven.

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Fri, 07-01-2011 - 1:30pm
Every 4 weeks of a pregnancy is considered a month, not our typical 30 days. So starting this month, we should be heading into our 8 month. When we reach 40 weeks, we are 10 months. I think this is correct.
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Fri, 07-01-2011 - 1:56pm

This makes me so nutty, too!!!

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Registered: 08-24-2006
Fri, 07-01-2011 - 11:05pm
Thanks for the replies! I was baffled by this! Still am a bit!
I'm gonna go with the "I'm 7 months pregnant" since it's July and I'm 29 weeks!

I love the glazed look people give as well when I say weeks! So I usually say "29 weeks - so about 7 months, due in September" lol

Really, whoever came up with this 9 months crap can shove it! Just say 10 months because it is!!! LOL
- Caroline

* Wife of Eric (July 28, 2007)

* Proud Mommy of Allison Kathleen (April 14, 2007)

* Expecting another BABY GIRL on September 16, 2011

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Registered: 02-01-2001
Sat, 07-02-2011 - 4:55pm

That's why most doctors go by weeks and days instead of months.

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Sun, 07-03-2011 - 3:17pm
I say 6 months or 30 weeks.






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Mon, 07-04-2011 - 1:49pm

I just tell people how many weeks I am. The whole month thing has always confused me, so that's why I stick to weeks! :)

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