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As I discuss in this paper, there’s a great deal of variability in “normal” gestational terms for human babies, so predicting a due date typically has a margin of error of a few weeks on each side of the date. The predicted due date has an impact on the psychology of pregnant women and their partners.
Although their physician or childbirth educator may have told them that the “due date” is only an estimate, many modern American women take it as a scheduled date around which to make their plans.