The third trimester of pregnancy is from week 28 through week 40 (months 7 through 9). During this time, your baby will be kicking, swallowing, dreaming, and having regular sleep cycles. You’ll be feeling a lot of movement inside your abdomen, and this is an important sign of your baby’s health. You can also expect aches, pains, and swelling during the third trimester as you carry around your baby.
The third trimester is when you’ll take the majority of your prenatal education courses. Our Family Birthing Centers offer classes designed to help prepare you for childbirth and life with your newborn: