Your baby, who is now about six pounds and 20 inches long, with soft bones and cartilage to allow a safer journey at birth. Most of his systems (from circulatory to musculoskeletal) are ready for prime time, though his digestion system — which has done only practice runs so far — will kick into gear as he takes his first suckle at the breast or bottle.
This week also marks the end of our traveling until Parker arrives. We obviously want to stay close to the hospital this last month, and especially since Parker becomes full-term next week. In the meantime, the name of game will be waiting, with a lot of preparations still to be made, most of which includes packing up our apartment for the move.
But for now, it’s all up to Parker.