From holidays to running in pregnancy, here are some common concerns about the third trimester.
The first few weeks and months after having a baby can be very emotional. You may feel a huge mix of emotions from joy, love and pride to worry, sadness and frustration.
Stretch marks are narrow pink or purplish streaks or lines that can appear on the skin during pregnancy. They don’t always disappear after childbirth but they should become less noticeable.
Giving birth is generally safe wherever you choose to have your baby. Here’s a few things to think about if you’re considering a home birth.
The end of your pregnancy is in sight. It won't be long until your baby arrives. Feelings at this stage of pregnancy tend to vary from tiredness and worry to excitement about the baby.
If you’re reading this, the chances are you’re still waiting for labour to begin. It will not be long now.
Your baby is now the size of mini watermelon - and you’re probably feeling a bit like a whale. Hang on in there - you’ll soon be meeting your baby.
Your baby is about the length of a stalk of rhubarb.
Your baby is considered ‘full term’ now. They're about the length of a stalk of Swiss chard.
Your baby weighs an impressive 6 pounds (2.7kg) - give or take - and is about the size of a large cabbage.