Weeks of Pregnancy

Thirty-Six to Forty Weeks Pregnant

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Blog, Health & Wellness, Pregnancy, Pregnancy & Birth, Weeks of Pregnancy

Thirty-Six to Forty weeks Pregnant This is the last full month of your pregnancy. You may be winding up at work, finishing up projects at home. The baby is coming soon! Although the baby is getting bigger and is almost ready to be born, it is not full term until 40 weeks. Although it is safe for a baby to be born at 37 week, most first babies are born after 40 weeks. And 40-week babies are bigger and stronger and often breastfeed better. Don’t start expecting the baby too early – it makes for a long wait!   How you might feel between thirty-six and forty weeks of pregnancy:

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Thirty-Two to Thirty-Six Weeks Pregnant

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in Blog, Health & Wellness, Pregnancy, Pregnancy & Birth, Weeks of Pregnancy

Thirty Two to Thirty-Six weeks Pregnant As baby gets bigger, the issue of how you are going to get the baby out may start to feel more relevant. Many mothers find that they become quite preoccupied with planning and daydreaming and thinking about their impending labour. Talk to your partner or birth helper, meet with your doula. This is a good time to be taking childbirth classes. How you might feel between thirty-two and thirty-six weeks of pregnancy: Your growing belly and growing baby are putting more strain on your body. You may start to feel quite weary, especially towards the end of t

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Twenty-Eight to Thirty-Two Weeks Pregnant

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Blog, Weeks of Pregnancy

Twenty-Eight to Thirty Two Weeks Pregnant You are officially in the Third Trimester now. The baby is bigger and movements are stronger. You may be starting to think of this baby as a separate person from you. How you might feel between twenty-eight weeks and thirty-two weeks of pregnancy: The baby is bigger and movements are stronger. You may be starting to think of this baby as a separate person from you. Some mothers find that they like this feeling of always having a loved one close, inside. Some mothers start to feel a little crowded. Your softening ligaments and growing belly may cau

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Twenty-Four to Twenty-Eight Weeks Pregnant

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in Blog, Weeks of Pregnancy

Twenty-Four to Twenty-Eight Weeks Pregnant You are coming to the end of the Second Trimester. Almost two-thirds of the way through your pregnancy! How you might feel between Twenty-Four and Twenty-Eight Weeks of pregnancy: The hormones of pregnancy soften everything up, your ligaments as well as your emotions. You may find that you are much more tender-hearted. You may feel weepier and more sensitive to negative events in your life. But you may also find that you feel much more loving and attached to your partner and your baby. The softness in your joints may lead to increasing clumsiness. Yo

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Twenty to Twenty Four Weeks Pregnant

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Blog, Health & Wellness, Pregnancy, Pregnancy & Birth, Weeks of Pregnancy

Twenty to Twenty-Four Weeks Pregnant You are perhaps still enjoying the glowing middle months of pregnancy. Your little bump is growing bigger and your hair is thicker and you don’t feel sick anymore. How you might feel between twenty weeks and twenty-four weeks of pregnancy: As your baby and your uterus grow, they may take up some of the space your lungs are used to enjoying. This can contribute to a feeling of breathlessness. Let your care provider know if it happens a lot. For some women, lying on their back as their uterus gets bigger is very uncomfortable and causes nausea or uneas

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Sixteen to Twenty Weeks Pregnant

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Blog, Health & Wellness, Pregnancy, Pregnancy & Birth, Weeks of Pregnancy

Sixteen Weeks to Twenty Weeks Pregnant This is the best part of pregnancy for most women. The nausea and fatigue of the First Trimester are over. You may have gotten used to the idea that a baby is growing inside. You’ve made a few – maybe a very few – lifestyle changes and you feel good about that. You may have told others about the pregnancy and this helps you to adjust to this new identity. How you might feel between sixteen weeks and twenty weeks of pregnancy: You may be “showing” now. A little baby “bump” may be a source of pride. Some women fee

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