Pregnancy week 35
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How's the foetus during week 35?

1,000 times her original size

Your baby is about 47.4cm in length and weighs 2,6kg- the size of a large chicken.

• Your baby has expanded to a thousand times her original size.
• Fat is dimpling on the elbows and knees and creases have formed in her neck and wrists.
• Her kidneys are fully developed and her liver can process some waste products.

What's with my body:  Running to the loo

• You will probably have to run to the loo more often because of increased pressure on your bladder.
• You may notice a strange feeling in your vagina when the baby's head moves against the pelvic floor.
• It is time to slow down. Very few babies arrive on their due date, anything from 38-42 weeks is considered normal, with about 80% arriving within ten days of their due date. 

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