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At this time, your baby may be spending a lot of time upside down. This "head-down" position can be more comfortable for your baby because of the pear shape of your uterus. It's also easier to give birth if your baby's head comes out first.
Wondering what your baby looks like at 36 weeks? Your baby is now about the size of a spaghetti squash. Average baby length is 12.6 in. (320 mm). And average baby weight is 5 lb (2268 g).
Here are some important things to know about this stage.
Current as of:
February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineWilliam Gilbert MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Current as of: February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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