Your Pregnancy Week 36

36 Week Pregnant: Pregnancy Calendar

During pregnancy, you will feel anxious and worried about what will happen to you and your baby in these 9 months. Every week of pregnancy bring new bodily changes and we are here to provide you details of 36 week pregnant and you can get a lot of information about what to expect in every week of pregnancy. Here is a guide to your pregnancy journey.

Baby Development in 36 Week 

Most women give birth between 38 weeks and 42 weeks.  But by this time your baby is ready to born and you should be prepared to give birth at any time. Baby is shedding lanugos and vernix and swallowing these two as well. Once the baby will digest it, it will stay in baby’s bowels as meconium, a black or dark green sticky substance. This will your baby’s first poo after birth.

Diet

A few more diet tips for third trimester are:

  • Avoid caffeinated drinks. Decrease amount of caffeine in your daily routine.
  • Avoid foods that contain high quantity of salt, sugar and fat.
  • Do not consume unpasteurized milk.
  • Avoid spicy, greasy and fried foods to avoid heartburns and indigestion.

Exercises

The best exercise that you can do by this time is long walks as:

  • Long walks will help to correct your baby’s position, moving head down and preparing you for delivery.
  • Long walks can bring on contractions.
  • Make sure you have a nice pair of shoes that are comfortable during a walk.

Precautions

  • Follow the tips to stay safe in second trimester of your pregnancy:
  • Stays hydrated and drink lots of water.
  • It is good for you to adjust your exercise routine. Some women in 2nd trimester may suffer from problem of congestion but it’s good to keep a check on medications that you are taking to relieve from such problems.
  • Do not miss your antenatal appointments.
  • Your doctor will suggest you genetic testing in order to check that where your baby is at risk.
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