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Exact menstrual period date

Okay so talking to other moms I've noticed that they don't ever talk about how they keep track of their menstrual dates. I was always on it and stored it in my phone whenever i would start my period. However, I've heard that most mom's say they were late with delivery or early. So with that being said... My calculation with the due date given is the exact date it should be. I was also underweight before i got pregnant (99 lbs and 5'0- I'm 37 weeks now and almost weigh 140,if not exactly) So with all that said does this mean I'll deliver on time or should i expect an early delivery? I've been experiencing Braxton hicks since April and have been having cramping for the post few weeks now and had some mucus the other day along with looser stool. Help?
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Full term can be anywhere from 37 to 42 weeks. Your due date is an estimate. I have had three due dates during this pregnancy. I don't think there is anyway of truly knowing when your baby will arrive.Once you have your bloody show you are likely close to labour and loose stool can also be a sign for many woman as well...
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I knew the exact date of my last period..I'm 2 day over due.
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I have always kept track of my cycle. I could tell you the date I conceived. It is only an estimate. A small percentage of expectant mothers give birth on their due date. Good luck.
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I knew the exact date of my last period and each time we had sex for both of my pregnancies. My due dates from ultrasounds were exactly the same as from my last period.  I had my babies 3 weeks and 2 weeks early all on their own terms.  I guess i just dont need the full 40 weeks for my babies to be ready!
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