Pregnancy Week by Week

Pregnancy Week 39 - Week 40

Baby Growth Size is approximately 20.16 inches and 7.63 pounds. Your baby is the size of a watermelon. Your baby is now “full term”! Your baby’s brain is still developing. Your baby’s head may look a little pointy after delivery, due to the passage through the birth canal, but this is normal. You & Your Body You may be experiencing these symptoms: Braxton Hicks contractions, pelvic pressure or sharp pains, leg cramps, trouble sleeping, fatigue, anxiety, and a “nesting” urge. Watch for these symptoms of labor: thick mucus, possibly with a tinge of blood (mucus plug released); nausea, diarrhea, water...

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