Pregnancy Week 32

BirthWatch ticker week for 32

"Some babies at this stage of development have a full head of hair at this point; others just have peach fuzz."

More About Week 32:

  • Your baby sleeps most of the day.
  • Your baby's finger and toenails are completely formed.
  • Your baby's eyelids are often open during active times.
  • Your baby's has defined sleep and wake cycles now. About 10% of the time, baby is awake.
  • Your baby practices rhythmic breathing movements which will help develop the lungs. The baby is breathing in amniotic fluid.
  • Your baby is about 16 inches long and weighs about 4 lbs.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Week 32

Recommended Reading:

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child

This is a great, if somewhat factual and dryly written, basic guide for parents who want a comprehensive, "it has everything" guide to baby care. If Sears' "Baby Book" is to0 lefty for you, you'll like this guide.

See More Recommendations For the Third Trimester from BirthWatch