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- At 35 weeks pregnant, the average baby weighs almost five and a half pounds.
- Most babies born now will survive and without many long-term problems.
- Fat accumulations plumps up the arms and legs at week 35 of pregnancy. These layers of fat will help him regulate his body temperature. They also provide those cute little dimples on elbows and knees!
- Her hearing is fully developed, so be sure to talk to your daughter. Do you find yourself speaking in a high-pitched tone? That's okay since some studies show babies respond better to higher pitches.
- It's getting crowded! Your baby is now taking up most of the uterus and you may even feel like your chest has run out of room! Soon enough though, baby will move down and you'll be able to breathe easily again (just not walk so easily! Ha!).
- After 35 weeks of pregnancy, your baby is 18.2 inches (46.2cm) long and weighs 5.3 pounds (2383gm).
- The testes have completed their descent in males.
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