What tests should I have done during week 37 of pregnancy?

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In week 37, your doctor may use a swab test to check for the presence of Group B streptococcus bacteria. Although your levels of amniotic fluid naturally begin to drop at this time, your doctor can run an ultrasound to check for extreme fluctuation. If your baby has not turned itself to face head-down for delivery, your doctor can suggest an external cephalic version (ECV). In this procedure, your doctor maneuvers your baby to the standard delivery position from outside your uterus.
 

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