Pregnancy Calendar - Week 27
Your baby's lungs and immune system are maturing this week. If born this week, your baby would have an 85% chance of survival because her lungs can breathe air (with medical intervention). Your baby's brainwaves are also akin to those of a newborn. Baby weighs around 900 grams and is approximately 37cm long.
At this stage of your pregnancy it is important to pay careful attention to any signs of early labour. Know what they are, so that you can contact your healthcare professional imediately if you notice anything suspicious. Premature babies are at risk of all sorts of illnesses and even death, so you want to ensure you keep baby safely inside your womb.