Naegele rule

Naegele rule
a method used to estimate the probable date of the onset of labour: nine months and seven days are added to the date of the first day of the last menstrual period. A correction is required if the woman does not have 28-day menstrual cycles.
F. K. Naegele (1777-1851), German obstetrician

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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