Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > Week-by-week Updated 08 October 2018 Week 37: 3 weeks to go! Your baby's arrival is around the corner. Make sure you're packed and ready to go. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development Just a few weeks left...Your baby's progress:Your baby weighs about 2.9 kilograms.He or she continues to gain weight – approximately 28 grams a day.Your baby will turn toward the light.He or she practises breathing movements.Your baby's grasp becomes firm.Your progress:Your vaginal discharge becomes heavier.Breathing becomes easier as your baby has settled into the pelvis and there's less pressure from your diaphram. This is called “lightening”.What to do:At your weekly visits, your doctor will check whether you've started dilating (the cervix opens) and effacing (the thinning of the cervix). He will also check the position of the baby.Good to know:Remember to take your vitamins every day. NEXT ON HEALTH24X A weak grip may signal future health trouble, even in kids 2018-08-28 13:00 More: PregnancyWeek-by-week advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.