Find out how your baby is developing in week 31 and learn how you can practice labor techniques now for a more relaxed and easier delivery experience.
Your baby now weighs about three pounds, roughly the size of a melon. Get the scoop on how much more she'll grow before she's born--and what new developments she's making right now.
You may notice more hip and lower back pain than before. This isn't pleasant, but it is normal--it's actually a result of your hormones relaxing the tendons and ligaments near your pelvis for an easier, smoother delivery!
Your baby is almost finished developing reproductive organs and is growing so much that he or she can't stretch out or move around anymore. Your little one will be in the fetal position from now until birth.
You're carrying around a miracle that's about the size of a melon now, it's exciting, but it may bring on a few new physical challenges. Nothing you can't handle!
1. Eat foods rich in iron.
Take a unique look at Baby's development inside the womb this week.
Organize your doctor's appointments, save your ultrasound photos, and more--all in one place!
We've got answers to your questions from experts and parents who've been there.
He's really moving now -- from stronger kicks to hiccups that could wake you up at night.
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You'll delivery the placenta, or afterbirth, a few minutes after you delivery your baby.
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You're about eight weeks away -- time to start practicing for delivery!
Try to relax now and forget your fears about labor -- letting those build up could make delivery worse, not better.
Learn about the three stages of labor and what you can expect to experience in each.
Don't let rude comments or your own delivery fears make you worry that your baby won't be able to pass through your hips.
No matter how unpleasant your pregnancy may have been up to this point, you'll soon adjust to the new baby and your bond will grow.
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