What’s happening in the baby’s body: Your baby is now fully grown! Right now, your baby is receiving antibodies from the placenta that will last until about six months after birth.

What’s happening in mom’s body: If you don’t go into labor this week, you will be induced, usually by week 42. Soon after your baby is born you will have additional contractions that will separate the placenta from the uterus wall. Your healthcare provider will then help deliver the placenta.