Your Pregnancy: Week 36
Baby's now the size of a honeydew!
Baby's skin is getting smooth and soft, her gums are rigid, her liver and kidneys are in working order, and her circulation and immune system are basically good to go. Her lungs are the only organs that still need to fully mature, but every day she gets a little closer to breathing on her own.
[tip] For a quick zap of energy, splash essential oil of peppermint or eucalyptus on a tissue and inhale deeply. The scents are great natural stimulants.
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All medical information reviewed by Dr. Geeta K. Swamy, Duke University Medical Center OB/GYN Department