Your Pregnancy: Week 42
Baby's now the size of a jackfruit!**
Baby's probably doing just fine down in your womb. The extra time in utero might make her skin a little cracked and dry at birth since the vernix caseosa has already begun to shed.
[tip] Can't face another phone call from well-meaning family and friends? Record (okay, have your partner record) a daily pregnancy update (basically, "nope, not yet") on your answering machine, turn down the ringer, and go back to bed.
Chat with other moms-to-be who share your due date
All medical information reviewed by Dr. Geeta K. Swamy, Duke University Medical Center OB/GYN Department