Your Pregnancy MD

During the first trimester of pregnancy, better known as the first three months of pregnancy your body is undergoing many changes. Beginning the second trimester of pregnancy is a welcome relief for many women, especially those that had severe morning sickness and other intense early pregnancy symptoms. In the third trimester of pregnancy, between six and nine months pregnant. You are only weeks away from meeting your new baby!

40 weeks pregnant, is about reviewing the signs of labor, what should I expect if my baby is overdue? Plus ways to induce your labor naturally and birth recovery.

Just as every woman and baby is unique, so too is their labor and delivery experience. Just as every woman and baby is unique, so too is their labor and delivery experience. Revel in the new life you have created just 40 weeks ago.

At 38 weeks pregnant your baby is ready to be born. How will I know when I am really in labor? Pelvic Exam, Effacement, Dilation and Station defined.

Now the waiting game begins. You must try to be patient and watch out for the signs of labor. Contractions may start; your water may break; you might lose your mucus plug. Pay attention to anything unusual, and make sure that you have your hospital bags packed.

At 37 Weeks Pregnant, Do You Think You Are in Labor? Do You Have a Birth Plan? Breech Delivery, and Twin Labor, plus Do’s and Don’ts of Giving Birth.

You are now considered early term. This means that if you were to deliver your baby this week, there is a good chance that he or she would be perfectly healthy. True labor contractions can be difficult to distinguish from false labor (Braxton Hicks) contractions. But here are a few general rules…

At 35 weeks pregnant read about about Group B Streptococcus (GBS), Cord Blood banking worth it? Coping Tactics for Dads-to-Be, Making Time for You after Having a Baby and Your Baby at 35 Weeks.

Many women have extreme mood swings from about 35 weeks pregnant and on. Ok, many women have mood swings their entire pregnancy, but you may find them particularly dramatic around this time. During the last few weeks of pregnancy you should definitely consider a prenatal massage or two, particularly if you haven’t already.

At 34 weeks pregnant, find out about back labor, walking during early labor and everything about an episiotomy, plus Am I Allowed to Shower or Bathe during Labor?

As you close in on the final weeks of your pregnancy, you may find yourself consumed with thoughts of your labor and delivery. You may be nervous about the pain of labor, or perhaps you are worried that your labor will drag on for hours and days. In the last month of your third trimester, try to educate yourself on the labor and delivery process.