When the 39th week of pregnancy is reached, the woman will feel heavy and will have a hard time doing daily activities such as getting dressed or putting on her shoes. In addition, other symptoms often described by pregnant women at this time of pregnancy are cramps, nausea and backaches. There is also often an increased desire to sleep because they feel tired.
In the 39th week it is possible that the mucus plug is lost, the next step after this event is the rupture of the gestational sac, also known as water breaking. Should this occur, the doctor should be called as labor is about to begin.