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weeks/cycle/ am i the father?

hello, i am currently waiting for results of DNA testing for my possible daughter who is 11 MO old now. I am possitive on the date she was conceived if i am the father.. date would be FEB 15th conceived and the baby was born on DEC 7th. It is 42 weeks if you do the math. The baby was born almost 6 lbs and the mother says she was 38 weeks out of 40 when she had the baby. I am thinking maybe the pregnancy had a slow start or took longer bc the baby was born smaller? and I know the mother did smoke during the pregnancy so this may be the reason for the under weight. any help would be greatly appreciated as i am stressed and can not wait to find out if she is my child which I hope she is
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1240706 tn?1331605711
Hmm... I don't want to be negative, but I was just doing the math in my head and that didn't seem right (my baby was conceived around April 1st and I am due December 23rd...).  So I checked an online due date calculator and it seems that if you are certain about the conception date that the due date should have been a month earlier (weks of pregnancy are counted from the date of the last period, not the conception date.  My LMP was March 18, so I am almost 33 week pg).  Sometimes women don't ovulate the day of intercourse, so conception could be off by a few days, and occasionally pregnancies do go to 42 weeks, and smoking can indeed cause low birth weight... but that still looks like she would have been 44 weeks at birth if I am seeing this right... and that seems kinda unlikely.  I hope for your sake that I am wrong or the dates may be off.  We see a lot of men on the forum that ask these questions hoping the baby is NOT theirs, so it is wonderful to see someone who wants it to be positive.  Either way, if she is part of your life now, I hope even if the test comes back that she isn't yours biologically, that you can still be part of her life.  Everyone deserves as many people who love them around as possible!
1027094 tn?1327433332
Well I conceived on Feb 7th. I was due Nov. 2nd. Had my son at about 38 weeks and was born on Oct 15th.
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