Day by Day and Week by Week Guide - 37 Weeks Pregnant
Our useful 37 Weeks pregnant information guide can be used to help you understand the changes in your body and to your baby. There are facts, information and helpful tips about being 37 Weeks Pregnant in your third trimester - an informative countdown for pregnant women.
Common Pregnancy Questions at 37 Weeks pregnant
Answers to some of the most common questions asked by a woman who is 37 Weeks pregnant are detailed below
Pregnancy Question: What are the hCG levels at 37 Weeks Pregnant?
The serum test (blood test) uses 2-4 mL of venous blood for testing. The serum hCG levels at 37 Weeks pregnant, measured from the LMP (last menstrual period) are as follows:
25 - 40 Weeks since LMP: 3,640 - 117,000 mIU/ml
For a chart of normal hCG levels please refer to: hGC Levels
Pregnancy Question: 37 Weeks pregnant belly?
The baby you are carrying in your 37 Weeks pregnant belly is about the size of a small watermelon. From being 37 Weeks pregnant at the beginning of the third trimester your baby is able to survive, with or without medical help, outside of the womb. The most weight gain takes place during the third trimester as your baby grows the most rapidly during this pregnancy stage and can gain up to 28g per day. The weight gain shows in the size of your belly when you're 37 Weeks pregnant! The shape of your belly changes as the belly drops due to the baby turning in a downward position ready for birth. Your belly will drop down quite low and you will be able to lift your belly up and down!
Pregnancy Question at 37 Weeks pregnant: Pregnancy Weight gain?
Pregnancy Weight gain - try not to gain any more than one pound a week from the 37 Weeks pregnant stage and all subsequent weeks of your pregnancy. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued new guidelines in May 2009 on how much weight to gain during pregnancy, based on the woman's BMI (body mass index) before pregnancy. The IOM's weight gain allowances for a woman, carrying one baby, is as follows:
- An underweight woman should aim for a weight gain of 28-40 pounds
- A woman of normal weight should aim for a weight gain of 25-35 pounds
- An overweight woman should aim for a weight gain of 15-25 pounds
- An obese woman should aim for a weight gain of 11-20 pounds
Keep a personalised 37 Weeks pregnant weight gain record.
Pregnancy Question at 37 Weeks pregnant: Can you fly during Third Trimester?
One of the most common questions asked at 37 Weeks pregnant is can you fly during third trimester? Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommend that women don’t fly after their 36th week of pregnancy. For specific medical advice please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy Question: What are the signs and symptoms of pregnancy at 37 Weeks pregnant?
There are various signs and symptoms associated with pregnancy at 37 Weeks pregnant. The signs and symptoms reported when women are 37 Weeks pregnant include:
- Navel sometimes becoming convex and "popping" out due to the expanding abdomen.
- Weak bladder control
Smile at this Pregnancy Quote!
Being 37 Weeks pregnant is not always fun, so smile at this amusing motherhood maternity quote for all those who are 37 Weeks pregnant!
Every four weeks I go up a bra size...it's worth being pregnant just for the breasts.
Motherhood Maternity Quote by Natasha Hamilton
37 Weeks Pregnant
The contents of this section provides facts, definitions and helpful information for women who are 37 weeks pregnant. The start, the various signs and symptoms and development phases.
- Stages of pregnancy and countdown for 37 weeks
- Development, growth, changes & phases
- Fetal development, stages and changes
- Trimesters - 37 weeks pregnant
- Help, Info and Tips 37 weeks pregnant
- Motherhood Maternity Pregnancy
- Daily and Weekly Pregnancy Stages for 37 weeks
Pregnancy Stages for Week 37 is for information purposes
Discover how your body is adapting and how your baby is growing and developing via the information found on this page. Every pregnancy is different and the above information about the day by day changes experienced by a woman who is 37 Weeks Pregnant is therefore generalised to act as a guideline for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment please consult your doctor.
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