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Pregnancy: Weeks 35-40

The last weeks of your pregnancy give your baby time to grow in length and weight.

A human fetus at 40 weeks. At this time your baby will weigh between 6 and 8 pounds and will measure about 18 to 22 inches in length.

Week Number 35

Weeks Number 36 and 37

Week Number 38

Week Number 39

Week Number 40

Baby Talk

A baby delivered after Week 42 is called post-term.

What a month! The anticipation can drive even the calmest expectant mom crazy. But you can take your mind off this pregnancy that seems never-ending by shopping for all those cute baby thing that your new baby will be using very soon!

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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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