Your Pregnancy, Week 27

Congratulations! You’re almost two-thirds of the way through you pregnancy. It may feel like you’ve been pregnant for a long time. Think how far you've come.

But your baby still has a lot of growing and maturing to do. Right now, he or she is about 13 to 16 inches long and weighs about 2 pounds.  His or her lungs and brain are growing more mature every day. Important reflexes needed after birth, such as sucking and swallowing, are developing.  And, one more thing you may notice – your baby has definite times when he or she is asleep and awake.

Online Medical Reviewer: Foley, Maryann, RN, BSNTurley, Ray, BSN, MSN

Date Last Reviewed: 5/1/2016

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