Your Pregnancy Week 38

38 Week Pregnant: Pregnancy Calendar

During pregnancy, you will feel anxious and worried about what will happen to you and your baby in these 9 months. Every week of pregnancy bring new bodily changes and we are here to provide you details of 38 week pregnant and you can get a lot of information about what to expect in every week of pregnancy. Here is a guide to your pregnancy journey.

Baby Development in 38 Week 

Average weight of a baby is about 3.1kg and average length is about 49.8cm in week 38. The fine lanugos hair is gone but your baby might have some patches on skin when baby is born. Your baby’s brain will help refine breathing, digestion, regulate heart rate and prepare for eating in week 38. Your baby has reached birth length by this time.


  • Omega -6 fatty acids are important in this week. Only way you can get them is through food. Omega-6 fatty acids play an important role in baby’s physical growth and development.
  • Sources of omega-6 fatty acids are vegetable oil, walnuts, almonds and sesame seeds etc.


  • If you are exercising throughout pregnancy, keep going and do not quit.
  • Focus on your body as if you feel fatigued, only then quit exercising.
  • Also remember to stop working immediately if you feel any kind of pain.


  • Stays hydrated and drink lots of water.
  • It is good for you to adjust your exercise routine. Some women in 2nd trimester may suffer from problem of congestion but it’s good to keep a check on medications that you are taking to relieve from such problems.
  • Do not miss your antenatal appointments.
  • Your doctor will suggest you genetic testing in order to check that where your baby is at risk.