Pregnancy Week 39
Summary | Pregnancy week by week 39
You’re at week 39 of your pregnancy and only 1 week away from your nine months due date. At week 39, your baby is at full term of the pregnancy and is usually the size of a pumpkin; measuring about 20 inches in length and a weighing in or around 7.3 pounds.
At this stage all the major organs in your baby are well developed and you can deliver at anytime. When approaching the nine months due date a mom to be may develop a bit of anxiety but in retrospect that’s normal considering the journey to delivery is a learning experience.
Pregnancy Signs & Symptoms.
During week 39 of your 40 week pregnancy, you would have most likely experienced at least three symptoms mentioned below
- bloating, cramping, or spotting
- tiredness or fatigue
- irritability or mood swings
- nausea with or without vomiting
- frequent urination
- breast changes including tenderness, swelling, or tingling feeling, or noticeable blue veins
- raised basal body temperature
- mild pelvic cramping or discomfort without bleeding
- food cravings or aversions
- a heightened sense of smell
- metallic taste in the mouth
Share with us | What symptoms did you experienced during week 39 of your pregnancy?
During week 39 of your pregnancy see and hear the development of your baby via an ultrasound. We have provided the below illustration to show your fetal development at week 39 of your pregnancy.
In week 39 you may have additional questions about this stage of your pregnancy like
- What’s happening at week 39 of your pregnancy?
- How should I feel at 39 weeks pregnant?
Note: If you don’t already have your personal obstetrician or gynecologist now is a good time to make an appointment with one that comes highly recommended.