Fetal Development Pictures | 37 Weeks
Fetal Development at 37 weeks:
umbilical cordUmbilical CordThe digestive tract is beginning to form, including the bulge of intestine that will grow into the umbilical cord to connect your baby to the placenta.
lungsLungsTiny air sacs called alveoli are forming to prepare for breathing air.
faceFaceA layer of fat is forming to help fill out your baby's features, although the skin is still quite thin and wrinkled.
What's happening this week:
At around 20 inches from head to heel, your baby won't grow too much longer at this point. She opens and closes her mouth and eyes frequently, though there's not much room left to kick and punch. Your baby is officially full-term now.
Your pregnancy week by week: 37 Weeks Pregnant