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Second dose of Tetanus Toxoid (TT) Injection
Growth & Fetal Welbeing Ultrasound Scan
Blood Test (CBC/Urine R/ OGCT)
Gestational Diabetics Check
The FDA advises pregnant women to eat fish that are low in mercury 2 to 3 times per week.
Time to make arrangements for childbirth classes.
If you need to travel, you may need permission from your doctor.
Many women start facing leg cramps, constipation, and insomnia.
You might discuss breastfeeding versus bottle-feeding at your prenatal appointment.
Make sure that you are getting adequate amounts of protein, vitamin C, folic acid, iron, and calcium.
Eat fiber to reduce constipation.
If you’re suffering from backaches, it is time to reconsider your posture.
Dreams may affect your sleep and cause insomnia.
You may also experience mood swings
This is a crucial stage as the baby is developing fast. You need a lot of nutrients at this time.
Beta-carotene and DHA for the eyes
• sweet potato
Vitamin D to help absorb the calcium
• fortified milk
Calcium for bone development and strengthening
Zinc for the production, repair, and functioning of DNA
• red meat
• whole grains
• dairy products
As you reach the second and third trimesters, it is ideal to sleep on the left side. Being in this position maximizes blood flow to the uterus without putting pressure on the liver.
Your baby prepares for delivery.
The nerves in the ears are developing allowing baby to respond to sounds.
Boy’s testicles begin their descent into his scrotum.
Baby develops a regular wake and sleep cycle.
Brain becomes more complex.
Baby starts to look rounder.
Muscles and lungs continue to mature.
Baby will take a larger portion of your uterus.
Baby can distinguish between light and dark.
Digestive track and lungs nearly mature.
Declutter! Before baby arrives is a great time to Marie Kondo your stuff.
Write that birth plan—but make mental space for the unexpected.
Have a fur baby? Figure how to prep them for your new baby. If needed, line up a dog walker or trainer for once baby comes.
Reevaluate your workout. During the third trimester, you may want to modify a bit. Listen to your body.
Decorate the nursery. Now’s the time to check off all the major needs from the list. Finishing touches can come later, but you should have a safe crib or bassinet.
Shop for a few nursing bras for the hospital and postpartum.
Anxious? That’s completely natural. Consider a regular meditation routine to calm your mind.
Up your calcium intake to make sure both you and your baby are getting enough of this important mineral.
Make a labor playlist, which can help you stay calm during the long, challenging hours. You might want soothing, quiet music; empowering, high-energy songs; or a combination of both.
Begin preparing for your maternity leave. Paperwork, yay!
Unfortunately, sleep doesn’t get easier from here on out. Sneak in as much rest as you can and consider buying a white noise machine.
Get a pedicure. This is an ideal time to get a foot massage and read a magazine.
How about a nice warm bath? If your water hasn’t broken, take some time to relax in the tub. Also bath bombs are weird and awesome.
Blank notebook and pen for logging breastfeeding
If forumula feeding: Bottles and nipples; infant formula
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