You’re nearly there now as you enter your 36th week of pregnancy
Your baby’s kidneys are developed, and his lungs are mature enough that if he were to be born now, he could probably breathe without help. This ability to breathe is dependant on his lungs having enough surfactant to help them expand.
He might be able to recognise your voice, and can probably hear the difference between you and other sounds.
If he hasn't already your baby may drop or 'engage' this week, when his head enters the pelvic cavity and presses on your cervix. In first pregnancies this usually happens 2-4 weeks before birth although with second births it generally occurs just before labour.
Now find out what your body is doing…
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