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17 Feb 2004

HOW MANY DAYS DOES PREGNANCY LAST?
I know that this can sounds stupid, but I just want to know because I've registered with pregnancyweekly dot com and it says that pregnacy last 266 days. It says my due date is 27 May and my doctor also said the same date(The first day of my last period is 06 Sep). With my first child, I counted from the first day of my last period and I got 264.( My last period was 14 August 1993 and he was born on the 4th May 1994)

Your responses will be appreciated
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The average duration of pregnancy is actually 280 days, but babies can be born anything from two weeks before to two weeks after the due date.

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