Placenta

How much does the average amniotic sac weigh at the end of a pregnancy including the fluids baby and placenta?

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April 17, 2007 11:50PM

7 1/2pounds is about how much the baby will weigh by the end of pregnancy 1 1/2pounds is how much the placenta weighs 4 pounds is attributed to increased fluid volume 2 pounds is the weight of the uterus 2 pounds is the weight of breast tissue 4 pounds is because of increased blood volume 7 pounds is attributed to maternal stores of fat, protein and other nutrients 2 pounds for the amniotic fluid Total: 30 pounds