Feed icon
Trimester 3

WEEK BY WEEK

How time flies! Another milestone is fast approaching. Don’t stress, it’s the last thing you should do. This third and final trimester – weeks 27 to 40 – should be your happiest time as you’ll soon be meeting your little darling face to face! Read on for how you should prepare for the moment.

icon
week by week
27-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

27-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet

Your little sweetheart still has some growing to do but as of today, he’s over 30 cm long, big enough lying down to fit on your forearm between your hand and your elbow.

28-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

28-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Your little one is around 35 cm long from crown to toe and already weights about 1.3 kilos, a third of her birth weight. Her feet measure nearly 6 cm – yes, they are tiny!

29-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

29-Week pregnant: Development and diet

As you inch your way towards the finish line – you will be giving birth in about ten weeks! – your little one is still growing by leaps and bounds, even opening her eyes wide now.

30-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

30-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Every day, your little one develops more, getting ready to make an entrance into the world in just under 10 weeks. Has it gone fast or is the time creeping by for you?

31-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

31-Week pregnant: Development and diet

As D-Day fast approaches, your little one will soon be moving into position for birth. How clever! But you already knew that. Read more about this week.

32-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

32-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Your little darling is still developing as you head into the final lap, but it’s mostly perfecting and polishing from here on out. He or she is getting ready to meet you!

33-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

33-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Six weeks. That’s about how long you’ve got left before you get to meet the little person growing inside you. Amazing, right? We think so. Read on to know more about this week.

34-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

34-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Things are slowing down a little in your belly now. That’s because everything is getting close to being developed! Your little one is around 45 cm long and weighs well over 2 kilos.

35-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

35-Week pregnant: Development and diet

In about a month, you’ll be holding that little bundle of joy in your arms. Until then, there’s still lots of polishing and refinement going on inside you. Read more about this week.

36-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

36-Week pregnant: Development and diet

From now until she makes her grand entrance, your little one will continue to grow. She is already 45 cm long and weighs about 2.9 kg! Read more about this week.

37-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

37-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Your little one tends to keep his head down, arms crossed, and legs folded up on his chest as there’s not much room to move around. He’ll be very glad to get out and stretch!

38-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

38-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Two more weeks! Yes, it’s true, you and your little one will soon be making each other’s acquaintance. Everything is pretty much in place. Read more about this week.

39-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

39-Week pregnant: Development and diet

You might have felt a few contractions already and were wondering if that was “it”. Don’t worry, you won’t miss the start of labour! Read more about this next to last week.

40-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
Pregnancy

40-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Time’s up! If he hasn’t already, your little darling will arrive in the next few days. And then you will be a mother at last! Read more about this week.