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40 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

At 40 weeks, your baby is about the size of a watermelon. This week is officially the end of your pregnancy. Your baby The moment that you and your baby have been waiting for is finally here. This week marks the official end of your pregnancy. Your baby weighs about nine pounds and measures about 22 inches. You are still […]

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39 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

Thirty nine weeks and mom and baby are both waiting for the D-day. This week, your baby is about the size of a small pumpkin. His brain is still developing even as you start experiencing definite signs of labor. Your baby Congratulation! This week, you’ve got what is known as full-term baby. Your little one weighs about eight pounds and […]

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38 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

By week 38, your little one is about the size of a winter melon. This week, baby has started producing surfactant which will help her take the first breath, while mom is producing the precursor of breast milk called colostrums. Your baby Your baby is fully formed and ready to be born. This week, he is about 7lbs, but this […]

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10 Facts About Teenage Pregnancy You Won’t Hear From Your Mom

When I was growing up in the 1980s and 90s, there was a barrage of commercials and after-school specials about teen pregnancy. The overwhelming impression left behind by this media campaign was that if you were irresponsible enough to become pregnant as a teenager, the result would be a lifetime of poverty, isolation, and basically a complete disaster. The goal […]

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37 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

At week 37, your baby is about the size of a large cantaloupe. This week, your healthcare provider may check for early signs of labor as your little one hones his sucking skills. Your baby Baby’s moving and kicking this week Your little one’s lungs are likely mature by this week, but that doesn’t mean that he is fully developed. […]

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36 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

This week, your baby is about the size of a canary melon. While baby’s bones may be ready to roll and rock, yours may be aching. Your baby Your back may be aching, but you need to focus your mind on your unborn baby who is now around six pounds and 19 inches long. In the next few weeks, growth […]

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35 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

Thirty five weeks and your little one is about the size of a pineapple. His growing brain makes his head weigh more and this means more pressure is exerted on Mom’s bladder. Your baby Baby is gaining weight This week, your baby is about 18 inches in length and weighs about five and a quarter pounds. He is gaining weight […]

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34 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

Thirty four weeks and there is no plenty of time left till the D-day.  This week, your baby is about the size of a honeydew. If it’s a boy, his testicles are descending, but mom’s vision is becoming less sharp. Your baby This week, your baby is about 45cm long and weighing about 5lbs. His skin is becoming smooth day […]

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33 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

Thirty three weeks and it’s only a few weeks before you bring a new life into this world. Your baby is about the size of a lettuce and his immune system is improving day by day, while mom is having sleepless nights and could use a boost of energy. Your baby At 33 weeks, your baby is about 44cm long […]

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32 Weeks Pregnant: Tips & What to Expect

Thirty weeks and it’s not so long before your baby’s due date. This week, your baby is practicing survival skills like breathing and sucking Your baby Your little one is now getting ready for the big debut, weighing about four pounds and about 48cm from head to toe. In the next few weeks, he is practicing as he sharpens the […]

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