Your baby now measures around 48-50 cms in length and weigh about 2600-2800 grams.
The fundus of the your uterus would achieve the maximum height almost reaching the Xiphisternum causing severe breathlessness and indigestion. Henceforth, as the baby descends down the pelvis, you may feel better and light. This is known as lightening.
The nature might have planned descend and lightening now, so that baby can gain little more extra weight without causing you discomfort. Additionally, the pelvic muscles are stretched slowly without sheer to make way for the baby’s birth.
Baby continues to deposit fat in central part of the body, around the neck, beneath the axilla, thigh and buttocks.
The baby’s movements are further restricted due to limited space and fixed position.
All the organs are well developed.
It would be advisable to consult your Health care provider and intensify your pelvic muscle strengthening exercises like squat, kegels, butterfly etc to increase chances of normal vaginal delivery.
The purpose to share this information is to sensitize you to enhance the bondage between you & baby. This broad information is purely based on the scientific data collected. However, every child may grow at a variable pace.