Fetal Development By Week: 38 Weeks Pregnant

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Fetal Development By Week: 38 Weeks Pregnant

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Fetal Development Week 38: See Your Baby Grow

By week 38, the circumference of your baby’s head and abdomen will be roughly the same. Not all her bones are fully ossified yet (the process of cartilage turning to bone), but that’s a good thing. It makes the tight squeeze through the birth canal easier for everyone.

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