At 36 weeks, a fetus nears full growth and takes up more space in the womb, so the mother may have a smaller appetite, BabyCenter notes. As the baby moves toward the pelvic cavity, the mother experiences reduced heartbur... More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy

There are a number of options available to help induce labor at 36 weeks. These options range from natural approaches, such as nipple stimulation and breast massage, to medical interventions, including the administration... More »

At 36 weeks gestation, a baby weighs nearly 6 pounds and is roughly 18.5 inches in length. With the exception of the lungs, all of the baby's organs are fully developed as of the 36th week. The baby's liver and kidneys h... More »

A missed miscarriage occurs when an embryo or fetus dies without being expelled from the expectant mother's body, and, thus, the mother is unaware that her pregnancy has terminated itself, explains Women's Health. Missed... More »

During week 19 of pregnancy, the fetus may be able to hear her mother's voice, according to BabyCenter. The brain is processing sight, smell, taste, hearing and touch. The fetus' hair continues to grow, and her limbs are... More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy

During pregnancy, if a mother is infected with cytomegalovirus, the virus in her blood crosses over the placenta and infects her fetus' blood. It is most common for a pregnant mother to receive exposure to cytomeglovirus... More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy

A pregnancy due date calendar predicts a baby's birth date by using the starting date of the mother's last menstrual period and adding 280 days, or 40 weeks, according to If a woman is sure of the date ... More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy