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Pregnancy: Thirty-eight weeks

At thirty eight weeks in your wife’s pregnancy, your baby’s intestines are busy accumulating the meconium, which will help him get rid of the waste accumulated through his first bowel movement. Also, as he practices breathing, amniotic fluid gets into his windpipe, causing him to hiccup frequently. 

 

Here is a picture of what your baby looks like at this stage:


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