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Your baby is growing
At around 18 inches in length and over 5 pounds in weight, the baby now snugly fits in the womb. Though it won’t be able to turn and twist freely now, you will keep getting tickled by the baby’s kicks. By now the kidneys are developed and the liver has started functioning. It’s now time for the baby to gain some weight.
Your life at 35 weeks
As your uterus has now expanded, it starts pushing other internal organs because of which, you will need to pee more often and might experience some gastrointestinal pain.
You will now be advised to do a Group B streptococci (GBS) test. If it is detected positive, you might need to be given antibiotics during labor to reduce the risk of baby getting infected. It would be a good time to start planning ahead for managing the baby post-delivery.
Did you know?
Stem cells from umbilical cord are more reliable and widely accepted as compared to the ones from bone marrow.Click here to know more.
Every baby develops a little differently - even in the womb. Our information is designed to give you a general idea of your baby's development.