Week 36 - Your Third Trimester, Week-by-Week | Fit Pregnancy - Fit Pregnancy

Your Third Trimester, Week-by-Week

Week 35:  There's a good chance your body harbors Group B streptococcus bacteria without your knowing it. If it colonizes in the vagina and is left untreated, it can infect your baby at birth.

What to do now:
•  Make sure your doctor tests you for Group B strep between 35 and 37 weeks.
•  Choose a pediatrician. She'll need to examine your baby while still in the hospital.
•  Consider doing perineal massage daily in preparation for labor.

Read more about being 35 weeks pregnant.

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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!


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