Stages Of Pregnancy
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This week of pregnancy, your baby is about 18 1/2 inches in length and weighs close to 4 pounds. In most boys, the testicles have moved into the scrotom. Sometimes, however one or even both testicles don't move into position until after birth. Your baby can move his or her head from side to side and is also practicing breathing. More below:

Changes in You:

As your baby's due date approaches, your body is going to spend more and more time practicing for the birth. Specifically, the muscles of your uterus will practice contracting and relaxing. These contractions are called Braxton-Hicks contractions and are generally painless.