Have you ever wondered what happens to you and baby in Week 36 of pregnancy?

To read Week 35, please click here.

Here is a detailed list of Week 36 pregnancy facts:

  • The nervous system is maturing and the fetus is getting ready for birth.
  • Your baby now practices breathing movements, sucking and swallowing.
  • Baby is now 46 centimetres long and weighs around 2.5 kilograms.
  • You will be able to feel the top of your uterus just below the breast bone.
  • This can make breathing uncomfortable and you may suffer from pain in your rib cage.
  • Your antenatal checks will be weekly now.

For more information please watch this video:

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  • oh cool, go check this out on youtube then


  • Amazing! This is interesting! Thank you for sharing this!


  • thanks again Amelia, I have enjoyed these week by week up dates.


  • i wish i saw these when i was pregnant with my daughter maybe next pregnancy i will be following them!

    • Thank you for your kind words – match sure you visit our you tube channel to view them any time


  • This for me was the best week, love the work you have put into these

    • Thank you these videos were a labour of love and took 9 months to make. So glad you like them


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