Length: 51.2 cmWeight: 3600 g

Baby development

I’m quite comfortable in here...

Mom probably finds it difficult having to wait for me to come out, but there are advantages to me taking my time. The longer mother is pregnant, the more both our bodies mature.

The hormone relaxin, which is secreted by the placenta to soften the mother’s cervix, is allowed to soften it even further, which will make delivery a smoother experience for her. In addition, the uterus softens and begins to open. This makes the body even more prepared to give birth to children. Most babies are born before they are overdue, i.e., before week 43. Assuming we both feel good, it is best for mom if her body allows childbirth to happen naturally even if it lasts longer than we both want.


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