Pregnancy Week 36 ~
It is now
35 weeks from your last menstrual period. Your baby
is now at 33 weeks gestation and is almost 12 1/4
inches long from crown to rump (16 1/2 inches from
head to toe) and weighs about 5 pounds.
baby is done taking most of the iron he or she needs,
your hemoglobin (iron) is coming back up. If labor
started, it probably wouldn't be medically stopped
as your baby has an excellent chance now.
Lightening may occur at any time now as your baby
drops into your pelvis.
for postpartum now. Get some support teams in place
for housekeeping, meals, and laundry. The best advice
is don't be proud and accept any help that is offered!
fathers also have needs! They sometimes doubt
their parenting skills and wonder what life will be
like once the baby arrives. Support and communication
are very important.
have baby showers before the baby is born. Others
wait until after the baby is born. You can register
your wants and needs at our
store to make it easy for everyone.