Right Sleep Positions
Try either 'side-only' or 'almost-back' sleep positions. Use blankets. pillows. cushions or towels to provide support to your neck back and growing belly.
Third Trimester Check-Ups!
From this week onwards. you'll have more frequent check-ups - every two weeks until 36th week after which it'll be every week until you deliver.
At week 28, in the seventh month! Your third trimester starts now.
During the third trimester, most babies shift their body position with the head facing downwards, suitable for delivery. If your baby hasn't changed the position yet, give it some time as babies change their position around week 36. This week, your baby will start to blink, dream and prepare for life outside the womb. Your little junior's heartbeat is so strong that your spouse can hear it if he places his ears near your bump.
Baby’s Length: 37.6 cm.
Baby’s Weight: 1 Kg.
You might find it difficult to bend down, squat or carry a toddler; do not overdo it as this may affect the baby inside your womb.
Thinking about your baby and childbirth leads to dreams about labour. It is normal to experience fear and worry about childbirth.
Antenatal classes, prenatal yoga and meditation can help you ease the fear and prepare you physically and mentally for childbirth.
Leg cramps might become common during nights as your increasing weight and expanding uterus exert pressure on the veins that return blood from your legs to the heart.
Your breasts might start secreting colostrum (an early form of breast milk) around this time.
Due to pregnancy-related hormones, some expectant moms might discover stronger nails. Yet, some of them can also experience brittle nails.
This is a preconception phase and you need to take better care of yourself to ensure a smooth pregnancy. Therefore, you should: