Third Trimester Health

The third trimester marks the homestretch of your pregnancy. It comes with weight gain, aches and pains, sometimes complications, and tremendous excitement knowing that your baby will soon be born! Here you'll learn everything you need to know about the third trimester.

40 Weeks Pregnant and Beyond: What to Do When You're Overdue

We get it: You're past your due date, tired of being pregnant, and beyond eager to finally meet your baby. One word: distraction!

Could Last-Trimester Sex Harm Your Baby?

If you're comfortable having intercourse in the final weeks before your baby's born, then so is your baby.

Eye Problems

You may experience some changes in your vision or dryness of your eyes during these last few weeks.

Pregnancy Month by Month: Month 8

Why are Baby's kicks not as strong as they used to be? Why can't I sleep at night? Watch this video to learn more about common symptoms of pregnancy during month 8.

Third Trimester To-Do List

4 High-Risk Pregnancy Conditions

How to have a healthy pregnancy and birth when you're diagnosed with complications like preterm labor, preeclampsia, gestational diabetes or placenta previa.

Fatigue Returns

Try these tips for regaining energy in your third trimester.

Pregnancy Month by Month: Month 9

In month 9 of pregnancy, your baby is fully-grown and preparing for his big debut. Find out what to pack in your hospital bag as you prepare for labor and delivery.

Pregnancy Month by Month: Month 7

Month 7 of pregnancy is all about nesting. Now that Baby's lungs are almost fully developed, the end is in sight. Still, those pregnancy aches may be nearly unbearable -- find out how to get relief.

Pregnancy Confidential Podcast Week 34: Due Dates are Dumb!

Find out what's going on in week 34 of your pregnancy on this podcast episode of Pregnancy Confidential.

Pregnancy Confidential Podcast Week 32: Expecting the Unexpected

Find out what's going on in week 32 of your pregnancy on this podcast episode of Pregnancy Confidential.


You may be feeling especially short of breath during your third trimester. Find out why and what you can do to breathe easier.

Travel Late in Pregnancy

It's best to stay home during your third trimester. If you have to travel, keep these guidelines in mind.

Energy Boost Between Meals

Eating small, healthy snacks throughout the day will help keep your energy up in these last few weeks.

A Need for Solitude

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 support!

9 Ways to Get More Calcium

Try these nutrient-rich foods to up your calcium intake in your third trimester.

5 Foods That Cause Heartburn During Pregnancy

Soothe the pain of pregnancy heartburn with these smart food substitutions.

Eating for Two: Healthy Pregnancy Nutrition Tips

Choose the smartest foods for you and your growing baby with the help of our nutrition guide.