Knowing the gestational age is important to be able to calculate the possible date of birth, although it is also vital to perform pregnancy control tests on the corresponding dates. In this way, it is possible to check that the growth of the fetus is correct in the weeks of pregnancy.
Why is it so important to know the gestational age?
By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 10/08/2019
Marta Barranquero Gómez
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).