Your baby is running out of space in which to move about, and may be pointing downwards now, ready for the birth.
You know more or less when your baby’s likely to be born, but what will she be like? Baby horoscopes may give you a clue. Clickto see what your baby’s star sign could mean.
Everything you need to know about your final trimester.
Her immune system is becoming stronger, her skin smoother and her fingernails have grown right to her fingertips. Her intestine is filled with meconium - a substance made up of dead cells and waste from the liver and bowel. She measures around 41cm.
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Suddenly feel the urge to start cleaning out cupboards, baking cakes or redecorating the nursery? That’ll be the nesting instinct.
Don't go overboard - you’re supposed to be taking it easy! And don't take risks. If there’s any lifting or climbing up ladders to be done, ask your partner.
Your breasts may leak with colostrum, a yellow substance that is packed with antibodies and nutrients and feeds your baby in the days just after birth. Buy some breast pads if you find this happening. Breastfeeding will be easier if you’ve done some preparation beforehand. Find out more here.
You may be hoping for a natural birth, but a Caesarean section is always a possibility. Finding out about it in advance will help ease any concerns should it happen on the day.