• ultrasound of human fetus 38 weeks exactly
    Week 38 of Pregnancy
    You are 38 Weeks Exactly Pregnant
    Your baby todayThe back of the hand is held up against the mouth in this image. Your baby will be practicing suckling at every opportunity, but this will be with parts of the hands, thumbs or fingers, since it's no longer easy to reach the toes. ...
  • hand of human fetus 37 weeks and 2 days
    Week 38 of Pregnancy
    You are 37 Weeks and 2 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayA 3D close-up of the hand shows the skin folds. Just as fingerprints are unique, so are the deeper skin folds seen on the hands and feet. The grasp reflex is strong and your baby will start to grasp anything that touches the palm o...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 37 weeks and 3 days
    Week 38 of Pregnancy
    You are 37 Weeks and 3 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayWith each day that goes by delivery is becoming ever more likely. You may experience Braxton-Hicks' contractions, which help to soften the cervix and prepare for labor. The amniotic fluid that surrounds your baby ensures she'll har...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 37 weeks and 4 days
    Week 38 of Pregnancy
    You are 37 Weeks and 4 Days Pregnant
    Your baby todayWhat exactly triggers the start of labor is still a mystery. Does the signal come from your own body or does the baby play a part in the decision? Every labor is different, and the timing of your first labor can be quite different ...
  • ultrasound of human fetus 37 weeks and 1 day
    Week 38 of Pregnancy
    You are 37 Weeks and 1 Day Pregnant
    Your baby todayFull term has been reached and your baby's features are now very clearly formed. To a certain extent from now on your baby is simply growing and putting on weight-factors necessary to provide energy after birth and help with temper...