Midwives/Conception

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Hello...If my lmp at the time was on 11/16/10 and I went in for an ultrasound on 1/10/11 which dated me at 7weeks 6days...Does that mean I conceived on 11/30/10? How accurate are transvaginal ultrasounds? Also what does it mean when your lmp matches an ultrasound in my situation?(My periods are very irregular does that change anything) Thank you

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Dear Misty,
Yes, if they said you were 7 weeks 6 days on January 10th, that would mean you conceived on December 1, possibly a day or two before or after. Transvaginal ultrasounds done in the first trimester are very accurate, possibly off by a day, max of two days. If the ultrasound matches the LMP that just proves the accuracy.
Best of luck,
Sheva

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