Few of the symptoms which you may notice at 37 weeks are:
Insomnia can happen during any stage of pregnancy but is more pronouced during the second and third trimester. Hormonal imbalances, acidity and indigestion, growing belly, baby movements, all contribute to your sleeplessness.
Relaxin, an important hormone released by the placenta during pregnancy in preperation for delivery can cause pelvic numbness. This symptom is common during pregnancy and not a cause for concern.
Congrats!! You are now very close to delivery a baby. You will experience body changes accordingly too. You will be observe an increase in vaginal discharge at this stage and you may need to be watchful and talk to your doctor about the signs of a water break when your may need to rush to the hospital
In between your growing uterus, your increasing body weight, your fatigue, and inability to move, you will find it increasingly difficult to catch your breath. Your expanding uterus will put pressure on your diaphragm which will put pressure on your lungs, thus making breathing labourious. Difficulty in breathing is not a complication but just a routine preganancy symptoms. Just try to take things easy and pace your day in such a way that you can do your routine things slowly. Hurrying around isn't an option anymore!
Baby’s Length: 19.6 inches(51 cm)
Baby’s Weight: 2.7 kgs
Deep sleep in a day is around 50% and light sleep is around 40%. 5% or close to 90 min, your baby will be awake which means reduced fluttering at this week is common.
Lungs are fully functioning now and can assist the baby’s breathing the external air by generating a lipoprotein termed as ‘Surfactant’.
Baby would be sucking thumb many times. This would be a preliminary practice for sucking breast milk after birth.
Baby also practices inhaling, exhaling and will do more fist contractions.