Your Third Trimester of Pregnancy: Preparing to Meet Your Baby!

By L. Elizabeth Forry | Reading Time - 8 min

The third trimester is an exciting time in your pregnancy. You are in the home stretch! The end of your pregnancy is near, as is the beginning of parenthood. You’ve probably started thinking about everything from strollers to breastfeeding to what to pack in your hospital bag.

The third trimester is characterized by the return or uptick of some difficult symptoms like back pain, hemorrhoids, fatigue, and frequent urination. However, your excitement about finally meeting your baby will hopefully overshadow the downside of those annoyances and aches.

We have put together a definitive guide of what to expect during this final and exciting phase of your pregnancy, so read below, delve right in, and enjoy learning about the third trimester.