Down to a single digit number of weeks to go! Unreal!This week, our amazing growing baby is around 3 pounds and 17 inches tall. With each added layer of baby fat, our baby’s wrinkly raisin skin starts to look more and more like it will when they’re born. The heavy news: We can expect our miracle-gro muffin to gain about a half a pound of weight per week from now until about two weeks before birth. Our baby’s developing immune system has made some serious gains over the past weeks getting her in full gear to face our disease-ridden world o’ wonders. Even so, a large majority of our child’s immune strength will need to come from my milk in the first year. Her cute little noggin’ (which could already be covered with luscious locks or just purty peach fuzz), is still soft because the skull bones have not yet fused together. As disturbing as having an infant with a soft cracked skull sounds, it’s pretty much a necessity for passage through the birth canal during labor. If our baby is in my birth canal for an extended period, she’ll come out with a bit of a cone head, as a result of her skull plates being compressed while in your rather snug birth canal. It’s normal, harmless and her skull will even out into a more round, less cone-heady shape in the next few weeks. Oh, and FYI: your baby may have that “soft spot” on their head for up to eighteen months after birth. – From BabyGaga website!