Reducing Elective Deliveries Before 39 Weeks
New Full Term Pregnancy Definition
Depression and Anxiety Around Pregnancy
Learn why allowing baby to remain in the womb until at least 39 weeks, if possible, is safest for both baby and mother
Why should I wait until at least 39 weeks of pregnancy to deliver?
Risks to the baby:
Risks to the mother:
Depression and anxiety can happen during pregnancy or after birth. Learn the signs and how to get help.
Learn why a pregnancy is now considered "full term" at 39 weeks.