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Hey,

Hope you are enjoying this wonderful journey.

To help you, the major highlights for next week are:

42ND WEEK

3rd Trimester

Baby has probably shed the vernix caseosa so his/her skin is probably getting a little dry. Baby is doing just fine in there don’t worry, he or she’ll be here soon! 98 percent of babies are delivered by the end of this week.

The Grind
  • Contractions increases rapidly
  • Anxiety feeling becomes intense
  • Pelvic pressure continues to rise
  • Beaware of false labor
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41ST WEEK

3rd Trimester

Almost all of the vernix and lanugo are gone and it is common for newborns to have some lanugo that disappears over the first few months of life.

The Grind
  • Contractions increases rapidly
  • Pelvic pressure continues to rise
  • Amniotic fluid continues to leak
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40TH WEEK

3rd Trimester

The average newborn weighs 7–8 lbs. and is between 18–22 inches (46–56 cm) long with legs extended. Almost all of the vernix and lanugo are gone by now.

The Grind
  • Anxiety feeling increases
  • Leakage of amniotic fluid increases with each passing day
  • Pelvic pressure increases
  • Beware of a false labor
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39TH WEEK

3rd Trimester

Baby is probably able to flex limbs by now while her/his brain is rapidly developing and getting smarter by this week!

The Grind
  • A false labor might happen
  • Leakage of amniotic fluid might happen
  • Pelvic pressure rises
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38TH WEEK

3rd Trimester

Baby is expected to have about an inch or so of hair with the fetus. The CRL is of about 13–14 inches (34–36 cm) by now.

The Grind
  • Itching in tummy becomes prominent
  • Lighting crotch -shooting sensation inside pelvis begins to appear
  • Difficulty in sleeping continues to bother
  • A bloody discharge of mucus might happen
  • Suffering from diarrhea might also bother
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If you have any issue or questions, feel free to reach out to us at hello@kimscuddles.com.

Have a great week ahead!

Warm regards,

Team KIMS Cuddles

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