Your baby is closing in on the 6-lb. mark and is roughly the size of a butternut squash. More in week 36. © Medical-Artist.com
It’s the final countdown! You’re entering your final month of pregnancy. Around this time, you’re up about 27 pounds and chances are you won’t gain much more than that as your pregnancy winds down.
You may start to believe every twinge and ache is a sign of labor. You may even start to experience Braxton Hicks contractions, which means you’re not in true labor.
Read more about week 36.
Reviewed by Dr. Jen Lincoln, April 2020