Friday, 12 July 2013

Baby Development - 39th Weeks of Pregnancy

At this stage the baby is completely developed in mother womb, with lungs gaining volume and becoming strong enough to survive outside the womb. Also heart and brain are completely developed with heart beats with normal rate.

Normal baby weighs 7 to 8 pounds and around 20 inches in length.

Baby starts shedding old skin tissues and starts developing new skin cells. And also the fat begin to accumulate in baby’s body.

Baby takes the proper position in the cervix of mother’s womb. The mother is advised to go for regular sonography is advised so that any complication can be known at the early stage.

Useful tips to avoid complications

1.) Pay regular visits to your doctor who is treating you since your first week of pregnancy. He knows your file and quickly examines risks involved during 39th week of pregnancy.

2.) In 39th week of pregnancy auto travel should be avoided because at any moment labour can start. It is important to stay at home and when it becomes mandatory to  travel make sure either your husband or any elder person accompanies the mother.

3.) Spend some time with husband discussing about the requirements of the newborn baby and make sure to have all necessary accessories for the newborn baby. Read More...

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