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4 or 8 weeks pregnant?! so confused! help!!

ok i'm confused. i read that pregnancy is technically from your last cycle..3-4 weeks before you actually "concieve (conceive)"... and then when i tried to read things about pregnancy and they say in the 7th & 8th week or something like that, i dont know if they mean since concieved or since the technical last cycle. say it's been 4 weeks since concieving. from then it had been 3-3 1/2 weeks since the first day of the last period. would that right now(7-8 weeks since the first day of that period in november) mean you'd be 7-8 weeks pregnant or still 4 weeks? ill give an example of dates

1st day of period: november 28th or 30th
sex: december 20th
first day of period: december 23rd or 26th
now: january 22nd
expected 1st day of period: january 23rd or 25th

i took sex ed and it thought i understood this but i guess this is why the teacher didn't go into this part(so confusing) lol. please explain this to me
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Have you had sex since your last period in december? Having a period generally indicates that you're not pregnant so from the dates and events you gave us, you wouldn't be pregnant at all. But if you have had sex since December 23rd (let's say you had sex on Jan. 10th and got pregnant from it) they'd date you from the first day of your last menstrual cycle, no matter when you conceive (although they might adjust your date a little once you go in for an ultrasound). If you are pregnant, you'd be 4 weeks 2 days right now.
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Oh and to answer your question, when you're reading articles, you'd fall into the 4 week category.
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ok thank you. and yeah i figured im probably not but im just having so many signs some that i've never had and some are just way exaggerated pms symptoms. usually or my period it's not to bad just a little crampy and a tiny bit of moodiness..but a lot worse right now.
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no i havent since december 20th
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Then it's unlikely you're pregnant, assuming your cycle was normal. Some women do bleed around the time their menstrual cycle should hit (lookup "implantation bleeding") but it's not like a normal period, it's usually really light and only lasts a day or two. And I had more symptoms when I thought I was pregnant than I did when I was actually pregnant; I'm sure your period will come along. :)
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well it was kinda light it was just all around weird but i was annoyed cuz every time i sleep over my friends house i get my period..so i was just pissed as it was :p  and yeah ive heard of people having more symptoms when they thought they were than when they actually were. i hope so :) im glad its due in the next couple days..not to much longer of a wait
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I'm sorry I'm confused by your post. Typically ovulation occurs 2-3 weeks after your last period. If you ovulate and the egg is fertized your pregnant if not you get a period around the 4th week. Conception occurs after the egg and sperm have come together and implanted into the uterus. At this point you're usually 3 weeks since your last cycle. Some bleeding may occur but it is rare and is usually just a few dots on the tp and it's done. Never enough to need a pad for. If you have bleeding around your usual time for a period it may be your period that is just a little off that month or it could be that you're pregnant but don't have enough hormones to stop a full blown period so you bleed but don't miscarry the baby. Pregnancy is almost always dated with the 2 week portion between your cycle and ovulation already added in unless the dr says otherwise. So if you period was dec 1 you ovulate around dec 14 and you take a pregnancy test at jan 1 and it's positive youre 4 weeks. Hope this helps a little.
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ok thank you. yeah i know my post was confusing but i was confused haha.
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