Gaining at a steady rate of up to 1/2 pound per week in this eighth month of pregnancy, your baby is growing and developing at an incredible rate. Neurologically, he’s generating tiny neurons and synapses, making all the necessary connections for skills he’ll need as a newborn. Refer to this month-by-month pregnancy calendar to learn about important milestones in your baby's development as well as helpful tips and advice for a safe, healthy pregnancy.
In your eighth month of pregnancy, your baby receives antibodies from you to protect him from illness. Learn more about fetal development at 31-35 weeks gestational age.
As you enter the final phase of pregnancy, you may feel increased fatigue or discomfort. Here are some tips to help you cope with third trimester changes
Your baby will more than triple in size in the third trimester. Find out what nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy and to support your baby's development.