37 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy
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What's happening to baby: He's now weighing in at around 7 pounds. If he's in breech position, your doctor may be able to turn him around so he's in the head down position.
What's happening to Mom: You probably won't gain much more weight after this week. In the next few weeks, you may lose your mucus plug, which blocks the cervix throughout your pregnancy, keeping your baby safe from bacteria. You may not even notice when you pass the mucus plug, but it means your cervix is beginning to dilate, a process that can take hours, days or weeks.
Week 38: What to Expect During Pregnancy
Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.