Prenatal checkup: week 40

Prenatal checkup: week 40

As long as there is plenty of amniotic fluid and both you and baby are doing well, your doctor may let you go to 41 or 42 weeks, but expect frequent monitoring and check-ups while you wait.

What to expect:

What to ask:

  1. Have I started dilating or effacing? Any other signs of labor?
  2. How many more days can I go before you induce labor?
  3. Do I need to do any other tests now?
  4. If I go past my due date, how frequently do you want to see me?


Dr. Wanwadee Sapmee Panyakat (OB-GYN) (1 September 2021)


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