It’s the previous to last week of pregnancy, the uterus takes up all the belly so it’s possible that you feel annoyances while breathing and you feel that you don’t have enough air. Don’t worry; the baby is getting enough oxygen.
Tag: lungs development
It’s the last week of the seventh month of pregnancy. The baby is practically fully formed, but his lungs need to mature a bit.
Deliveries that take place before week 37 are considered as preterm deliveries; depending on how premature they were they are classified in extremely, severely or moderately premature.
During week 27 the lanugo covering the baby’s skin begins to fall out, but the foetus’ skin is protected by a layer named vernix.
This fluid surrounds the embryo throughout pregnancy, and its main function is to protect the foetus and to cushion the mother’s movements so that they cannot be harmful for the foetus.