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due date

The date at which an infant is expected to be born, calculated from the date of the last menstrual period.

Patient discussion about due date

Q. How many women actually give birth on their EDD (expected delivery date)? I am pregnant and my EDD is January 22nd. I was wondering what are the chances I will give birth on that day exactly?

A. If it's your first pregnancy, you probably will give birth after your EDD, as first pregnancies tend to be longer. Your EDD is after a full 40 weeks of pregnancy. It is most common to give birth between 38- 42 weeks of pregnancy.

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When paying by cheque at cheque deposit machines, the payment must be made in good time to allow clearing of the cheque before the Payment Due Date in order to avoid further fees.
Individual taxpayers who are unable to pay by the original due date can file an extension, thus saving them the higher failure-to-file penalty, as long as they file by the extended due date.
Melancon, CPA, CGMA, expressed the Institute's support for due date changes in the act.
I am six weeks pregnant with my first child and already hearing tales of inaccurate due dates and unnecessary induced labor.
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She noted that under provisions of the Credit CARD Act, periodic statements must be mailed at least 21 days before they are due but they need only mention the due date.
Midwives told Miss Jones that there was a one in 100 chance of having her first child on the due date.
Customers, however, bear much of the responsibility for ensuring their payments are received and posted by the due date.
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