Pregnancy Week 35

BirthWatch ticker week for 35

"Your baby should be in the head down position for birth."

More About Week 35:

  • Your baby is gaining about an ounce of fat per day. This fat is critical helping the baby regulate temperature after birth as well as highly useful for immediate energy needs.
  • Amniotic fluid levels peak this week and will begin diminishing as your baby takes up more room in the uterus.
  • Your baby enjoys music and will recognize the specific songs she or he heard in utero once born.
  • Your baby might have a full head of hair by now.
  • Your baby's immune system is developing rapidly now.
  • Your baby weighs about 5.5 pounds now.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Week 35

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