Are there tests or procedures I should get during week 39?

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You should go to the doctor for a weekly checkup during week 39. Once there, you will have an abdominal exam to determine the size and position of your baby. An internal exam will find out if your cervix is effaced, or thinning, for delivery. Your doctor may do other tests to check on the status of the baby if you are in a high risk pregnancy.
 

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