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Counting pregnancy weeks

by ruoso (Curate)
on Jun 09, 2008 at 20:45 UTC ( #691094=CUFP: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

As a few of you might know, my wife is pregnant, and one thing people that is expecting a child finds out is that keeping track of the week count is very hard... So a oneliner comes to hand...

perl -MDateTime -e '$i=DateTime->new(year => 2008,month => 3,day => 5) +;print "$_ ",$i->add(weeks => 1)->strftime(q{%d/%m}), $/ for 1..40'

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Re: Counting pregnancy weeks
by Limbic~Region (Chancellor) on Jun 09, 2008 at 22:52 UTC
Re: Counting pregnancy weeks
by svenXY (Deacon) on Jun 10, 2008 at 06:41 UTC
    congratulations and nice one ruoso++. You'll also find out that it is even harder to keep track of the weeks after the child has been born - your oneliner also does that nicely. Just put in the birthday.
    svenXY (whose son is now 30 weeks old)
Re: Counting pregnancy weeks
by andreas1234567 (Vicar) on Jun 10, 2008 at 07:08 UTC
    Congratulations ruoso.

    My wife's expecting our second daughter late July. Off to buy baby clothes..

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