Week 31: You may be noticing a gradual decrease in the power of your baby's kicks and punches as space in utero becomes tighter. This is normal.
What to do now:
• Call your doctor if you notice a sudden marked decrease in the number of times you feel your baby move.
• If you're thinking of hiring a postpartum doula, start interviewing candidates.
• Consider whether you'll circumcise if there's a possibility you're having a boy.
From the stressful (prenatal tests! gaining weight!) to the sheer fun (buying maternity clothes! your baby shower!), growing a baby involves a seemingly endless host of developments to expect, plan and accomplish. Our step-by-step timeline and checklist will help you navigate your pregnancy with as little stress and guesswork as possible. So grab your pencil, put your feet up and simply gestate!