Pregnancy calendar: week 36 of being pregnant - Your baby is running out of room and may squirm vigorously to get comfy.
You may have begun your maternity leave now and are at home all day. Take the opportunity to rest whenever possible. Help avoid feelings of isolation or loneliness by making contact with other mother and baby groups in your area. You may experience 'lightening', when the head engages into the pelvic cavity. In a second pregnancy this happen in week 40 or in labour. If you are feeling uncomfortably heavy by now try going for a gentle swim or having a warm bath.
Your baby is gaining about half an ounce of fat a day to cope with the lower temperatures she will experience after the birth. Your baby is running out of room and may squirm vigorously to get comfy.
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