Your baby is about 6.5 lbs. and this will be close to their actual birth weight. The majority of developmental work is done. More in week 37. © Medical-Artist.com
Even now, your baby is not quite considered full-term, although that’s how the rules used to be. You’re nearing about 30 extra pounds. The good news is weight gain will likely stop around now.
You’ll be getting regular check-ups now at your weekly visits to your healthcare provider. Want to know how labor is starting? It’s all about dilation, effacement, and station.
Read more about week 37.
Reviewed by Dr. Jen Lincoln, April 2020