Flying during third trimester - Stress during third trimester

Stress During Third Trimester Stress During Third Trimester

Third trimester is the third and final phase of pregnancy. This trimester begins from the 29th week of pregnancy and last till the baby is delivered. As you are approaching the delivery date, typically at the end of third trimester, it is normal to feel excited and stressed. The physical symptoms associated with stress include increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure and muscle tension. More...

 

What Happens In 25 To 28 Weeks In The Third Trimester ?

What Happens In 25 To 28 Weeks In The Third Trimester

Being a mother is the most gratifying and miraculous experience bestowed on a woman by the Almighty. During the nine long months that a mother carries the unborn in her womb, each day brings along a new experience. Every week unfolds a new development in the fetus and the expecting mother. More...

Increased Sleepiness In Third Trimester

Increased Sleepiness In Third Trimester

During pregnancy many physical and emotional changes occur in the body of pregnant women including morning sickness, body aches, heartburn and indigestion and sleepiness. All these changes occur as a result of hormonal changes taking place in the body. Hormone levels change significantly during the third trimester. Some hormones increase sleepiness while others disrupt night time sleep. More...

 

Vitamin C And Third Trimester

Vitamin C And Third Trimester

During the third trimester there is significant increase in demand for nutrients as the baby continues to grow. Optimum balance of vitamins and minerals is essential for the growth of your baby's skeleton, collagen (a protein that binds cells together) and connective tissues. There is evidence from experimental animal studies that requirement of vitamin C increases significantly during the third trimester. More...

 

Flying During Third Trimester

Flying During Third Trimester       Flying has become a part and parcel of our lives. But what about flying during the third trimester? Even though it is safe to fly during first half of your third trimester, air travel at the end of the third trimester of pregnancy poses risk to you as well as your baby. Many airlines will not allow you to board the plane if you are in the latter half of third trimester of pregnancy unless you provide a doctor's certificate. More...

Causes Of Bleeding In Third Trimester

Causes Of Bleeding In Third Trimester

Almost one-fourth of all pregnant women experiences vaginal bleeding at some point of their pregnancy. But vaginal bleeding at the end of the third trimester of pregnancy poses dangerous threat to the lives of both mother and the unborn child. Any amount of bleeding during third trimester of pregnancy should always be reported to a health care provider as it may be the first sign of some possible serious pregnancy complications. More...