Pregnancy Week 38

Pregnancy Week 38

This week marks the end of the third trimester and the beginning of the fourth and final trimester of pregnancy. Congratulations, you’ve made it to the home stretch!

Your baby is now about the size of a large cantaloupe and is starting to prepare for birth. Her head is engaged in the pelvis and she is starting to put on some weight, although she is still quite thin. Her lungs are continuing to mature and she is gaining muscle mass.

In the coming weeks, your baby will continue to grow and gain weight. She will start to practice breathing and her brain will continue to develop. She will also start to store up fat reserves, which she will need to help her regulate her body temperature after birth.



You may be feeling quite large and uncomfortable now, as your baby starts to put pressure on your organs. You may also be experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions, which are practice contractions that help prepare your body for labor.

In the next few weeks, you will likely start to experience some of the early signs of labor, including regular contractions, a bloody show, and labor pains. When these symptoms start, be sure to call your doctor and head to the hospital.

Your baby is almost ready to be born, so hang in there! You’re almost there.

Week 1-3 Pregnancy

Congratulations! You have just found out that you are pregnant! This is an incredibly exciting time in your life. Pregnancy is a time of change and growth for both you and your baby. During the first three weeks of pregnancy, the embryo is developing. The embryo will implant in the uterine wall and will start to grow and develop. You may not have any symptoms during the first three weeks of pregnancy, but it is important to start taking care of yourself and your baby.

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During the first three weeks of pregnancy, it is important to make sure that you are getting enough nutrients. You should be eating a healthy diet and taking a prenatal vitamin. You should also avoid alcohol, caffeine, and smoking. These things can be harmful to you and your baby.

It is also important to get enough rest during the first three weeks of pregnancy. You may find that you are tired more than usual. This is because your body is working hard to grow and develop your baby. Try to get as much rest as you can.

During the first three weeks of pregnancy, you should also start to think about your birthing plan. What type of birth do you want? What type of delivery? Do you want to use medication? These are all important questions to ask and think about.

The first three weeks of pregnancy are a time of change and growth for you and your baby. It is important to take care of yourself and your baby during this time. Be sure to eat a healthy diet, get enough rest, and start thinking about your birthing plan.

How Long Is Pregnancy In Weeks

A pregnancy is typically about 40 weeks long, counting from the first day of the last menstrual period. A “week” is typically defined as seven days. So, a pregnancy is about nine months long. However, doctors may also refer to a pregnancy as being 10 lunar months long. A lunar month is about 29.5 days long.

Week 21 Pregnancy

You’re now 21 weeks pregnant! This week, your baby is the size of a small butternut squash. His or her body is growing quickly, and fine hair called lanugo is starting to grow all over the body. Lanugo helps keep your baby warm in the womb.

Your baby’s brain is growing quickly, too, and is now about the size of a grape. The baby’s eyes can now track light, and he or she can hear your voice and other sounds.

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The baby’s lungs are still developing, but he or she is starting to practice breathing by inhaling and exhaling amniotic fluid. The baby’s kidneys are also starting to produce urine.

You may be feeling more tired now as your body works harder to support your growing baby. Be sure to get plenty of rest and eat healthy foods. If you have any questions or concerns, be sure to talk to your healthcare provider.

Week 22 Pregnancy Belly

Now that you are in your third trimester, your belly is growing by the day! As your baby grows, so does your belly. By the end of your third trimester, your belly will be about the size of a watermelon.



Your baby is growing quickly and is now about the size of a peach. Your baby’s skin is thin and translucent, and you can see the veins and arteries through the skin. The baby’s eyes are also visible and the baby’s ears are starting to form.

Your baby’s brain is growing rapidly and the baby’s nerve cells are multiplying. The baby’s lungs are also growing and developing and the baby is now able to practice breathing. The baby’s digestive system is also starting to form and the baby is now able to digest some food.

Your baby is also starting to store fat, which will help the baby stay warm after birth. The baby’s skeleton is also starting to form and the baby’s muscles are growing stronger.







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