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How do you calculate what month you conceived a baby?

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You can calculate the month you conceived a baby by using the due date, according to BabyMed. BabyMed provides a conception calculator that allows you to enter your due date and get a five-day window of when you conceived.

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The calculation is possible because women normally ovulate, and thus conceive, 14 days before their period due date, explains BabyMed. This calculation uses the standard 28-day cycle, which is normally what health care providers use to calculate a due date. Women with longer cycles typically ovulate after 14 days, and possibly deliver a few days after the estimated due date. It is possible for women to get pregnant from five to six days before ovulation.

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