Skip to Content
Home > Patients & Visitors > Health Library > Interactive Tool: What Is Your Due Date?
This interactive tool
calculates your pregnancy due date, an estimate of when you are likely to
deliver your baby.
To find your due date, the calculator takes the
first day of your last menstrual period (LMP) and adds 40 weeks. If you are
planning a pregnancy, you can use this calculator to plan the birth for a
certain month or season.
Your due date is an
estimate of when you will likely have your baby, based on the normal length of
a full-term pregnancy. Most women deliver within 14 days of their due
Your health professional will also
measure the size of your uterus and use ultrasound testing to determine your
due date. For more information on planning a healthy pregnancy, see the topic
Other Works Consulted
Bernstein HB, Van Buren G (2013). Normal pregnancy and prenatal care. In AH DeCherney et al., eds., Current Diagnosis and Treatment Obstetrics and Gynecology, 11th ed., pp. 141–153. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Katz VL (2008). Prenatal care. In RS Gibbs et al., eds., Danforth's Obstetrics and Gynecology, 10th ed., pp. 1–21. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofMay 22, 2015
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2015 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Feeling under the weather?
Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.
Our interactive Decision Points guide you through making key health decisions by combining medical information with your personal information.
You'll find Decision Points to help you answer questions about:
Get started learning more about your health!
Our Interactive Tools can help you make smart decisions for a healthier life. You'll find personal calculators and tools for health and fitness, lifestyle checkups, and pregnancy.
Send Us Your Feedback
North Kansas City Hospital