Due Date Calculator

LMP/Start Date:Mar 23, 2018. Change date here
Your Baby's Due Date

December 28, 2018

which is a Friday

Key Developments

Estimated Conception:
April 6, 2018
Pregnancy Test:
April 20, 2018
Estimated First Heart Beat:
April 30, 2018
Estimated Due Date:
December 28, 2018

Pregnancy Announcement Image

Announcement Image - December 28

Imagine

First footsteps in 2019 (1 year)
Start kindergarten in 2023 (5 years)
Start high school in 2032 (14 years)
Start to drive in 2034 (16 years)
Finish high school in 2036 (18 years)
Graduate from college in 2041 (23 years)

Trimester Dates

Trimester One:
Mar 23, 2018 - Jun 28, 2018
0 - 13 Weeks
Trimester Two:
Jun 29, 2018 - Oct 4, 2018
14 - 27 Weeks
Trimester Three:
Oct 5, 2018 - Dec 28, 2018
28 - 40 Weeks

Months Timeline

1 Month PregnantApr 23, 2018
2 Months PregnantMay 23, 2018
3 Months PregnantJun 23, 2018
4 Months PregnantJul 23, 2018
5 Months PregnantAug 23, 2018
6 Months PregnantSep 23, 2018
7 Months PregnantOct 23, 2018
8 Months PregnantNov 23, 2018
9 Months PregnantDec 23, 2018
Due Date: December 28, 2018
Announcement Image December

Date

How Often to Visit Doctor[1]

Apr 20 - Oct 5 Once a month during this time
Oct 5 - Nov 30 Twice per month during this time
Nov 30 - Dec 28 Once per week during this time

Prenatal Testing Dates[1]

Prenatal testing dates for due date Dec 28, 2018. Prenatal testing is available in most pregnancies and can involve ultrasounds, blood tests and samples. Always use your doctors recommended dates.
Early Ultrasound Scan:
May 18, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018
7 to 13 weeks
First Trimester Screening or Nuchal Translucency Scan (Blood Test and Ultrasound):
Jun 8, 2018 to Jun 22, 2018
11 to 13 weeks
Quad Screen (Blood Test):
Jul 6, 2018 to Aug 10, 2018
15 to 20 weeks
Second Trimester Ultrasound or Anomaly Scan:
Jul 27, 2018 to Aug 17, 2018
18 to 21 weeks
Glucose Challenge Screening (Blood Test):
Sep 7, 2018 to Oct 5, 2018
24 to 28 weeks

Extra Invasive Screening

You may have diagnostic tests if your pregnancy is considered high risk.
Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS):
May 30, 2018
9 weeks
Amniocentesis:
Jul 6, 2018
15 weeks
Cordocentesis or PUBS:
Jul 20, 2018
After 17 weeks

Birthday Symbols and Meanings

Baby's due date is the Chinese year of the Dog
Baby's star sign is Capricorn
Birthstone: Aquamarine
Birth Flower: Daffodil or Jonquil
Birth Color: Yellow

Important Birthdays

First Birthday: December 28, 2019
5th Birthday: December 28, 2023
Sweet 16: December 28, 2034
21st Birthday: December 28, 2039
50th Birthday: December 28, 2068

Your Firsts

First missed periodApr 20 4 Weeks
Baby's heart beat heardJun 15 16 Weeks
Belly definitely showingJul 1316-18 Weeks
Baby kicks felt, second or later babiesJul 2718-20 Weeks
Friends and family may feel baby moveOct 2631 Weeks

Baby's Developments

Conception is most likely on this date Apr 6 2 Weeks
First heart beat Apr 30 5 Weeks
Major organs have formed and face is slowly forming Jun 1 10 Weeks
Miscarriage risk decreases Jun 15 12 Weeks
Your baby can see light through their closed eyelids Jul 6 15 Weeks
You may be able to feel your baby move now Jul 13 16 Weeks
Your baby can now hear sounds Aug 3 19 Weeks
Third trimester, baby is "practice breathing" Oct 5 28 Weeks
Eyelashes, fingernails, and toenails have now formed Nov 2 32 Weeks

Things to Consider

Start planning maternity leave and postpartum work schedule. Tell boss about pregnancyJun 1512 Weeks
Popular time to tell friends and familyJun 1512 Weeks
Start pediatrician interviewsAug 1020 Weeks
Good time to look into birthing classes for first pregnanciesAug 1721 Weeks
If banking cord blood, find facility and order kitAug 2422 Weeks
Decide whether you want a birthing coach or doula. Start interviewingOct 528 Weeks
Have your baby shower anytime from nowOct 1930 Weeks
Good time to take birthing classesOct 19 30 Weeks
Popular time to have your last day of workNov 3036 Weeks
Have your pediatrician chosen ready for baby after birthNov 3036 Weeks
Plan who you want to keep in the loop when you go into laborNov 30 36 Weeks
Learn the symptoms of laborNov 3036 Weeks

When is my Baby Premature, Full Term or Late Term?[2]

Babies born now are considered Extremely PrematureSep 1425 Weeks
Babies born now are considered Moderately PrematureOct 1229 Weeks
Babies born now are considered Mildly PrematureNov 933 Weeks
Babies born now are considered Early Term Dec 7 37 Weeks
Babies born now are considered Full Term Dec 21 39 Weeks
Babies born now are considered Late Term Jan 4 41 Weeks
Babies born now are considered Post Term Jan 11 42+ Weeks

Most Probable Due Range

December 2018
SMTWTFS
 1
234567
Early Term
8
Early Term
9
Early Term
10
Early Term
11
Early Term
12
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13
Early Term
14
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15
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16
Early Term
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Early Term
18
Early Term
19
Early Term
20
Early Term
21
Full Term
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Full Term
23
Full Term
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Full Term
25
Full Term
26
Full Term
27
Full Term
28
Full Term
29
Full Term
30
Full Term
31
Full Term
 

January 2019
SMTWTFS
 1
Full Term
2
Full Term
3
Full Term
4
Late Term
5
Late Term
6
Late Term
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Late Term
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10
Late Term
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My Due Date December 28, Has Changed?[3]

Your due date December 28th, 2018 could be changed if there is a significant difference between the due date based on ultrasound and the due date calculated from your LMP (December 28, 2018) date.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine have produced guidelines to help doctors decide when to change due dates. See chart here.

References:

  1. Prenatal Care Fact Sheet. http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/prenatal-care.html
  2. Committee Opinion No. 579. 2013. Definition of term pregnancy. Obstet Gynec. 122 (2013): 1139-40. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000437385.88715.4a
  3. Committee Opinion No. 611. Method for estimating due date. Obstet Gynec. 124 (2014): 863-6. doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000454932.15177.be

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