Its all very well trying to sleep, but its so hard to get comfy! Try a warm bath before bed, then lie on your side with a pillow under your bump and between your legs. Or use a pregnancy pillow, such as the Big V Maternity and Nursing Pillow, £39.90, from John Lewis. You may get cramps, like period pains, known as Braxton Hicks, these are practice contractions. Unlike real contractions, Braxton Hicks generally taper off or disappear altogether.
Two weeks to go
Swot up on pain relief (click here for the options) and check whats on offer at the hospital or birth centre youre hoping to attend.
Prepare for labour by eating high-energy complex carbs, such as wholewheat pasta, bread and cereals, plus proteins such as chicken, fish and pulses.
Get measured for a nursing bra. Youll need at least four choose black, white or flesh for all occasions!