If you begin scrubbing down the house, wanting to paint and organize, you’re nesting! Your body recognizes that baby is almost here and wants to make sure everything in the home is perfect. You’ll continue to experience heartburn as baby puts pressure on your digestive system. Spotting? This is completely normal, but call your doctor right away if it’s heavy bleeding.
Your baby is inhaling and exhaling and even preparing for its first poo. Meconium, or the black, tar-like substance, will make up your child’s first diaper. Measuring close to 19 inches and weighing anywhere from 6-9 pounds, baby continues to gain a half ounce each day.
Read a parenting book
Research baby grooming basics
Schedule 38 week check up