When you start planning for new baby(s), you should start taking Folic Acid, 1 tablet per day basics. Folic Acid is the best nutrition for nerve system of new born baby.
Basically there are two (2) ways to calculate the date in range,
1. Consult from Doctor. Both future Father and Mother should go for body checkup. So, doctors will advice us things to be concern.
Checkup Test include: Weight Checker, Blood Pressure Checking, Blood Test, Half-Body X-Ray.
- Blood Group
- HIV (Hospital will require signature authorisation before they proceed the checking)
- Red Blood Cell
- Rubella (Only for Girl)
Doctors will advice/comment on your body checking reports, asking future Mum when is the 1st day of Menstrual Cycle. As 28-days for standard, the date will be 12th, 14th and 16th of the Menstrual Cycle. Then, Father/Mother should stop sex intercourse momentary.
If the next Menstrual Cycle started, no worries, just follow the steps again on next coming cycle. Keep on the Great Job.
If Menstrual Cycle stops, Father should take good care of Mum. Mum should be-careful, minimise intense activities and body moment, slow down your movement, act slowly and careful.
2. Online Date Calculator.
The best tool that i find is in Chinese version. You are free to use Google Translate to help you out.
Normally, we will count for 9 months before baby is born, but doctor will normally count in 10 months, start from the 1st day of last Menstrual Cycle.
Try yours best affords. Family comes with planning and collaboration, you need to schedule to achieve your dream.