Fetal Development By Week: 39 Weeks Pregnant

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Fetal Development By Week: 39 Weeks Pregnant


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Fetal Development Week 39: See Your Baby Grow

In addition to the traditional fat he’s accumulating, your baby is also storing up “brown” fat around his neck, shoulders and major organs. This special fat is important for generating heat in his first few weeks. Remember he’s been living at a toasty 98.6 degrees for the last 39 weeks!

Get more information on being 39 weeks pregnant.

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