My Pregnancy Week 40

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Pregnancy Week 40

Congratulations! You've reached, what will most likely be, the final week in your pregnancy (if you haven't delivered already)! Your baby has probably reached her birth weight by this week in your pregnancy. Most babies weigh somewhere between six and eight pounds when they are born. Boys are usually longer and heavier than girls.

Not much has changed from last week, all his internal organs are ready to support him in the outside world, he's developed healthy amounts of baby fat over the past week and his immune system is developing and will continue to develop after he is born.


What do you think?

My Pregnancy Week 40

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  1. Profile photo of bonolo bonolo says:

    My due date has long passed..still no labor signs..m running out of patience I wanna see my baby..

  2. Profile photo of marlene marlene says:

    Tomorrow it’s my due date and still no baby 🙁 I’m feeling a little bit frustrated now. I just want my baby in my arms

    • Profile photo of Megan KlayEditor Megan Klay says:

      I know how you feel, my boy didn’t come until a week and a half past my due date and was delivered via c-section. Baby will be here before you know it. Best wishes!

  3. Profile photo of asli asli says:

    I can believe today is my du date and l had my baby already at 39 weeks and 1day I am so happy

  4. Profile photo of Elisa Elisa says:

    Yesterday was my due date and still no baby been having terrible heart burn though very disappointed :'( thought I’d have a baby by know but still nothing plus I am in alot of pain oh well could be in any moment now hopefully 0:)

  5. Profile photo of Heather Heather says:

    Today is my due date. As of yesterday I was 2 CM dilated. I was induced early with my first child due to preeclampsia, but this one and I are still healthy. Frustrated because I’ve been having a lot of nerve pain and I’m just ready to have this beautiful baby already. Been doing more walking and stairs today, so hoping we have some active contractions soon.

  6. Today is my due date , and still no labor i was induced with my first child and stayed pregnant for 10 1/2 months pregnant

  7. Profile photo of Nadege Nadege says:

    40 weeks and 5 days…still no baby! Been 1cm for 9days now, unbelievable. The Dr finally decided on inducing me tomorrow. Baby’ 8.3lbs since last week. I can’t take it longer. Hopefully everything goes well tomorrow.

  8. Profile photo of Nadege Nadege says:

    My due date was yesterday, no baby yet. My cervix won’t dilate been 1cm for 5days, contractions stopped completely. I’m so sick of being pregnant.

  9. Profile photo of Amara Bond Amara Bond says:

    First baby its a girl for me some pain but nothing big my due date is today so it could go either way for me

  10. Profile photo of silvia silvia says:

    Well Yesterday at 1i start feeling like i am already in labor but the night i stop felin bit steel one this DAY SATURDAY I HAVE BEENG FELING STrange like pressure and disconfort i don know whay .maibe im dilating every da y. Im going 2the obra one monsay if i get that da y .

  11. Profile photo of silvia silvia says:

    Yesterday was may fue date bit no signs f may jackfruit he s likeng inside the i go back 2ob on friday 2 keep the track f may contractual,bit steel im very close

  12. Profile photo of Karina Karina says:

    I am expecting my first baby! My baby’s due date was yesterday but no big signs of contractions. If baby doesn’t come on its own I will be induced next Tuesday. Any suggestions??

  13. Profile photo of Johnson1981 Johnson1981 says:

    Im 40 weeks today! TODAY is my due date. Although at the moment I see no signs of my lil bundle of joy being born today. Last night I walked up and down 3 flights of stairs, I paddled on the exercise bike. Over the past few days, I have eaten 2 whole pineapples. I have tried everything spicy, including extra spicy jerk sauce. He’s just not ready to come out. At my appointment last friday I was 80% effaced, and have not dilated. My patience is really gone at this point. My Doctor really surprised me this morning. He called before 8:30 a.m. I am scheduled to be induced next Monday if my baby isn’t born before then. Until then, I will keep exercising, hoping my Son makes his grand entrance. Everyone say he will come on Christmas Day, which is 2 days from now! Let’s see.

  14. I will be 40 weeks this Friday November 22! I have had a couple labor scares but, my little jumping bean is just not ready to come out. I am so anxious to finally see her beautiful face!
    I have an appointment tomorrow to see if I have dilated any, I sure hope so!

  15. Profile photo of Belkys Belkys says:

    39 weeks and 3 day this baby Dont want to come out been feeling some pressure but steel no baby,been having contraction but they go away, also have tray many of the natural way to induce labor like pineapple ct.. Except for the castor oil thing . But steel no luck my 40 week will be sept 14 let see what happend. Congrats to all soon mom to be in here

  16. Profile photo of Jasmine Jasmine says:

    Today is suppose to be my due date as well… But i’m not feeling any cramping… She’s just still kicking and moving around like she doesn’t wanna come out…. But i wanna know how do you know when you are dilated? Because my doctor didn’t tell me or check if i was or not … Am I suppose to get checked for that ?

  17. Profile photo of debbie debbie says:

    Today is my due date…2 cm dilated but still not getting contractions. had false alarm yesterday but the pain subsided after 2 hours. I’m now tired of waiting 🙁

  18. Profile photo of Member says:

    I’m 39 weeks now. I’m so tired & am not enjoying my sleep @ all. Gave birth the 1st time when as 38 weeks coz the Dr decided 2 induce me. I’m getting depressed over this waiting now.

  19. Profile photo of Karen Karen says:

    If I’m still having contractions they are painless, I hope he comes out either Monday or Wednesday afternoon so hubby can be there and also big brother and sister.

  20. Profile photo of Karen Karen says:

    I was due 8/16/13 and I’m still waiting. My contractions were 1 hour apart yesterday and this morning but have been 30 minutes apart (approx) since the afternoon, at this rate he should be here Monday or Tuesday.

  21. Profile photo of nisha nisha says:

    oh yea i’m getting induced thrusday whoop whoop!!!!!!! i can’t wait

  22. Profile photo of nisha nisha says:

    4 days over due and i feel like giving up

  23. Profile photo of Jasmine Jasmine says:

    Hey everyone, my name is Jasmine & I jus turned 40 weeks today but im getting induced on Agust 11th & im so anxious & excited to see my baby girl! This is my first pregnancy & I must admit im so nervous.

  24. Profile photo of nisha nisha says:

    ugh i’m 2days over due but still happy as can be i’m getting induced on tues !!!! I can’t wait to met her

  25. Profile photo of Macy Macy says:

    I’m 40 weeks and 2days and I’m contracting and also I have dilated 2 almost 3 but baby is still not ready..uhg..I hope she comes on cause mommy is tired of waiting (very impatient now-a-days)..wish me luck over the next two days or we will be getting induced@1:30pm on Monday!!


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