Your baby is growing, but their brain is the one that has seen significant growth. In the last 4 weeks, your baby’s brain has seen a 30 percent growth. That’s a lot, yes a lot! Not only that, but the pink skin of your baby is now white.
Weight Of Baby
Your baby is around 6 to 9 pounds heavy and according to doctors, this week’s weight is the weight of your child when they will be born.
They Are Full-Term
At 39 weeks pregnant, your baby is now in full-term. They currently weigh around 7 to 9 pounds heavy and they are around 19 to 21 inches long.
How Many Months Are 39 Weeks Pregnant?
If you are in the 39th week of your pregnancy, this means that you are in the 9th month of your pregnancy. This also means that there are 1 or 2 weeks left before that little one arrives with you and your loved ones.
39 Week Symptoms
No matter what week you will be in, you are going to experience symptoms, which are brought in by the process of pregnancy.
Here are some of the most common symptoms that you might be feeling in the 39th
Pregnancy Week by Week of your pregnancy:
- Braxton-hicks contractions
- Pubic pain
- Loss of appetite
- Larger breasts
- Milk leakage from breasts
Signs Of Labor At 39 Week Of Pregnancy
Your safety is your number one priority along with your little one.
Here are the 4 major signs that labor is coming:
- Loss of mucus plug
- Cervical effacement
- Water breaking
Please keep in mind that contractions are the number one sign that your delivery day is really near. However, make sure they are not the Braxton-Hicks contractions, which are called by many as the fake-out contractions by doctors.
When To Call The Doctor?
Like what we said above, your safety and your baby’s safety should be your number one priority, this is why you want to call the doctor right away in case you feel something is not right or if you experience something that can be a red flag for pregnant women.
If you are experiencing one or more of the things that are mentioned below during 39 Weeks Pregnant, you want to call the doctor or emergency responders right away:
- Severe pain in the stomach
- Pain in chest
- Low blood pressure
- Extremely high blood pressure
- Pain while urinating
- Vaginal discharge with a strong odor
- Vaginal bleeding
These are just some of the many things that you need to look out for during pregnancy. To know more about what you should be worried about, contact your doctor or talk to them about it during your next visit.