Women's Healthcare Topics

Third Trimester

28 Weeks Pregnant

learn about the more frequent prenatal visits, preventing Rh sensitization, and Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR).

You may want to start counting your baby's kicks.

29 Weeks Pregnant

 Learn about mom's physical changes, overview on breastfeeding and restless leg syndrome.

From now on, be on the lookout for any signs of pre-term labor.

30 Weeks Pregnant

Braxton Hicks contractions will become more of a problem. Learn about preventing heartburn, creating a birth plan, and pain relief options for labor.

Ready for your baby's birth? The time will be here before you know it.

31 Weeks Pregnant

Read about mom's changes, pregnancy symptoms to expect, twin pregnancy and maternal request cesarean delivery.

Are you thinking about the different ways to give birth, natural vaginal birth, or by cesarean section.

32 Weeks Pregnant

Time to find out what happens at a cesarean delivery. Learn about pregnancy symptoms, breech baby position and baby’s changes.

You have five weeks to go until your baby is considered early term.

33 Weeks Pregnant

Learn about the four stages of labor, risk for preterm labor and how to pack your hospital bag.

You are probably thinking about your baby's delivery. Expect a few false alarms to the hospital.

34 Weeks Pregnant

Learn about Braxton-Hicks contractions and an overview about unnecessary episiotomies.

You may also notice that your baby has "dropped" into your pelvis. This is called "lightning" .

35 Weeks Pregnant

 Learn about breech births, nesting instinct, Group B Strep and more.

At 35 weeks pregnant, you are almost to the finish line. Have you taking a hospital tour?

36 Weeks Pregnant

read about “lightening”, vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) and pain relief options for delivery.

You may think that you can't get any bigger, but you have four more weeks until your due date.

37 Weeks Pregnant

Read about, your birth plan, breech baby, external version, delivery of twins and your changes at full term.

By now you probably look a little pregnant. People around you might start to take notice.

38 Weeks Pregnant

Do you know the signs of labor, and when to tell labor has started?

Now the waiting game begins. You must try to be patient and watch out for the signs of labor.

39 Weeks Pregnant

 Learn about the apgar score test, and fetal heart rate monitoring.

If you are having Braxton Hicks contractions, you may notice that they're occurring more often.

40 Weeks Pregnant

Learn about natural labor inducers, post-term pregnancy and signs of true labor.

If you haven't already, review the signs of labor. Are you thinking about ways to induce your labor?