Baby weighs approximately 2.8kg and is almost ready to be born. The immune system is still developing and will continue to strengthen and develop after the baby is born. The child will acquire the necessary antibodies also from breast milk later, to fight diseases. There is around a liter of amniotic fluid. While the baby hasn’t got anything to grab, his or her hand grip is already quite strong. The child turns itself towards the light. Although the child’s growth starts to slow down, he or she still collects 10-15 grams of fat per day. It helps to control body temperature and protects the child’s internal organs.
A midwife can tell you whether your baby’s head is already descended into the pelvic cavity. It happens roughly three weeks before the labor begins for the firsttimers. While attending Your midwife or doctor, cervical opening and contractiosn will be checked to predict the beginning of labor. There may be vaginal discharge. In general, it is safe and even necessary to streamline the delivery. But consult with Your doctor or midwife, anyway, because if you have vaginal thrush, you should rule out the possibility of vaginal inflammation – now is the last moment to cure this. mucus plug (fibrous jelly-like substance) is expelled in one fell swoop or piece-by-piece. It might, though not necessarily, be a sign of impending labor.