Dating the start of Pregnancy Pregnancy may be calculated in 2 ways that are different.

Dating the start of Pregnancy Pregnancy may be calculated in 2 ways that are different.

Perhaps one of the most essential components of obstetrical care would be to date, because correctly as you possibly can, the start of maternity so the believed time of arrival (ETA) may be determined (often called the estimated date of confinement – EDC). The typical textbook of obstetrics, Williams Obstetrics, states vigorously that “precise understanding of the chronilogical age of the fetus is imperative for perfect obstetrical administration!” (emphasis in the initial). Continue reading