The March of Dimes Foundation states that it is impossible for any ectopic pregnancy to result in a full-term baby, thus making the life of the mother the utmost medical concern. According to the March of Dimes Foundatio... More »

Women who are 38 weeks pregnant are considered to be 9 months pregnant. During this point in a pregnancy, the baby is around 20 inches in length and weighs around 7.5 pounds. From 38 weeks until the time the baby is born... More »

A full-term pregnancy in a woman is 39 weeks. A baby is said to be premature if it is born before 37 weeks of gestation. More »

During labor, a woman's cervix slowly widens, known as dilation, and contractions occur every five to 20 minutes, lasting about 60 seconds, the March of Dimes Foundation states. The length, intensity and frequency of the... More »

NBC News states that a baby can generally survive in the womb for up to 24 hours without risking infection after the mother's water breaks. However, the Daily Mail reports a case in which a woman's water broke prematurel... More »

Babies born at 35 weeks are at risk for many of the same complications as earlier preterm babies, according to Time magazine. Late preterm infants (between 34 and 37 weeks gestation) are more likely to have breathing pro... More »

When your water breaks during pregnancy, you could experience the feeling of wetness inside the vagina, a small trickle of fluid or even a gush of liquid, states Mayo Clinic. However, the chance of your water breaking be... More » Health Women's Health Childbirth