This month you feel (and probably look) huge! Your baby is putting on more fat layers and weight every day—about half a pound a week! In fact, she'll gain more than half her birth weight in the seven weeks before delivery.
In the eighth month you might feel this pregnancy idea is getting old. It's time to move on to motherhood! Be patient and give your baby just a little more time to plump up before he makes his grand entrance.
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Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth © 2004 by Michele Isaac Gliksman, M.D. and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
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