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The Third Trimester

In this section, we will present information week by week about how your baby is growing, symptoms that you may be experiencing, thoughts to consider and tips for a healthy pregnancy.

Week 31

Welcome to week thirty one!

I’ll bet that you have noticed that it’s getting harder to tie your own shoes and get comfortable behind the wheel when driving.

You may be having a lot of pelvic pressure and swelling of your hands and feet now. It is important to be doing fetal movement counts every day and be aware of preterm labor symptoms. It might be time to discuss contraception plans with your partner now so that you are prepared for after the baby comes.

You may be having a lot of pelvic pressure and swelling of your hands and feet now.

How my Baby Grows

Symptoms Mama may Feel or Experience

Thoughts to Consider

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Dr. Cheryl Sharp,
Certified Nurse Midwife
Chief Content Officer