Learn about your baby's development during week 38 and how to deal with persistent headaches, eye problems, and exercising issues late in pregnancy.
Your baby is just about ready to make an appearance. Here¿s what to expect during labor and a boost of encouragement for you to take into the delivery room.
Be on the lookout for your water breaking. It won't be like a faucet or geyser like sitcoms suggest, but rather a drip down your leg--which is a lot less embarrassing and allows you a bit more time to get to a bathroom and call your ob-gyn!
All babies born during or after week 38, are considered full-term infants, growing stronger every day. So don't worry if he or she wants to see your smiling face a little bit sooner than you expected.
Any day now can be your new son or daughter's birthday. Let that sink in!
1. Tie up any loose ends with finances or insurance.
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.
Your baby is starting to practice her breathing--you may even notice a few of her hiccups!
What's going on with your baby in pregnancy week 38? Find out all about important pregnancy milestones and exciting fetal development s...
Think through your post-baby birth control plan now--you won't have time to worry about this in a few weeks.
You may experience some changes in your vision or dryness of your eyes during these last few weeks.
Try these tips to keep never-ending headaches at bay.
Go ahead and use your natural desire to clean and organize to get ready for the new baby.
It's okay to avoid public places as your due date gets closer, but don't totally withdraw from family and friends. You need their suppo...
It's okay to continue exercising unless you experience any pain or other unusual symptoms.
Try to eat a few light snacks and drink fluids while you're still laboring at home.
Enemas are no longer a part of standard pre-labor procedure.
Studies have suggested that playing classical music for babies may stimulate brain activity, but it's really a personal choice.
There is no reason to get rid of a family pet to make room for a newborn if you follow a few simple guidelines to keep your baby safe.
There really is no right or wrong way to prepare yourself "down there"--just do what seems most natural to you.