You’re at the three quarters mark and although you may feel huge, you still have someway to go before baby appears.
Although hard, try not to focus too much on your baby’s due date as amazingly only 4% of babies are actually born on their predicted birthday.
Try adding at least a week in your mind as this may help as you get closer, in case baby is too comfortable to make an appearance. Baby Baby is now approx. 39.9cm, about the width of a travel change mat and has gained 0.3kg this week, which you may be feeling.
As you know baby’s eyes opened a few weeks ago but now they can focus their vision – I wonder what they can see?
Baby’s sight will continue to develop both inside and outside the womb. When baby is born their vision will be about 20-25cm which is about the distance most people automatically position themselves when they talk to or feed a baby. Mum How are you sleeping mum?
If you haven’t experienced leg cramps before then you may well have them now at night, but as your bump is bigger it may be harder to get up quickly when you feel that twinge.
Try positioning yourself on your side curled up with a pillow or body pillow between your legs and a cushion under your bump – basically wedged into bed.
You’ll find you just get comfortable and then you need a wee.
This article has been written using the latest guidance and information from trusted sources, primarily the NHS. This information should not replace the advice from professional medical advice.