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Dr says that I am 29 1/2 weeks...

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Ok our dr says that I am 29 1/2 weeks along with our son.. says that he is measuring a little bit ahead but only by few days I guess.. the thing is is that I feel further along.. he moves around and does things that my daughter didnt do until further along.. we could see my stomach move as he moved across by the time we were at 25 weeks and I know she wasnt like that.. I kinda had thought that it was just my imagination but i went to the chiropractor tonight and he asked how far along I was before doing my back and asked more then once if i was sure because he thought I seemed alot further along as well by the way I looked and him being so low.. any ideas.. I dont know if I should be worried that he is a dr too and doesnt believe my ob on the dates or not.. any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated..

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Your ob could be off on the due date especially since they use the last period to go by. We all know we didn't get pregnant on the first day of our last period. With it being a boy he could be stronger or bigger and that could be why he does things sooner than your girl did. Also I have found that I don't carry the same with girls as I did with my boy. So maybe you're just carrying him lower. If you are really concerned with your ob being wrong you could try seeing another doc. It would not be great for him to be off and you not know and think you're in premature labor. I hope everything works out for the best for you. Good luck sweetie! :)
Thanks, I appreciate the opinion... I know that they had no clue how far along I was when I first found out I was pregnant and had to do ultrasounds to try to be sure since I was still nursing my daughter and my periods had yet to become regular again.. I will ask her about it when I go for my appt on wednesday and go from there I guess =)
I would ask for an ultra sound to be done. That will most likely show how far along you really are and what the due date is based on the size of your son. The other thing to remember is that every pregnancy is different.
I would ask for an ultra sound to be done. That will most likely show how far along you really are and what the due date is based on the size of your son. The other thing to remember is that every pregnancy is different.
Fundal height measurements can be read wrong.  The doctor might not be exactly at your pubic bone.  Even when done correctly, you could be a little bloated one day, and you'll measure a little bit ahead.The EDD are very rarely correct.  Unless you are the ideal woman, your cycle is 28 days and you ovulate on day 14, your due date can be up to two weeks wrong.  But remember that every pregnancy is different.  Maybe your boy is just a little bit more developed than your girl was?If your mind is still not at ease, ask for an ultrasound.  They can measure him and give you a rough estimate of how far along you are by his length and weight.
I am currently 27 weeks and I am also carrying my baby boy low. Some women say that girls tend to be higher than boy but I've also read that each pregnancy is different so you can't really compare yourself to anyone. It's my first pregnancy but I've read that normally you don't feel much movement/kicks during your first pregnancy apposite to your other ones because your muscles are tighter. I feel my son kick and move around, but nothing drastic...not yet anyway. 

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