Pregnacy: Month 8

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What is going on in with my baby during month eight of my pregnancy?

Pregnacy: Month 8

As your baby enters his eighth month of development, he is readying himself for birth. He continues to gain body fat. You may notice a rhythmic movement from your baby in month 8, which most likely indicates a case of hiccups in your baby, too. Although he isn't breathing yet, he does practice breathing movements. His brain is rapidly maturing, and he may even exhibit a pattern of movement. His lungs are also maturing, and he has an excellent chance of surviving if born during the eighth month. He measures around 16 or 17 inches and weighs around 5 pounds.

   

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