Chances are your baby is nearing about 7 lbs. in weight and is still roughly 19 inches long. The lungs are just about finishing up development. More in week 38. © Medical-Artist.com
Are you giving high-fives yet? Your baby is finally considered “full term.” Very few babies are actually born on their due date, so look out! They may arrive sooner than you think.
Also look out for leaky breasts, as you will begin to produce colostrum. This is your baby’s “first milk” and has all the nutrients they need during their first few days of life.
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Reviewed by Dr. Jen Lincoln, April 2020