Third trimester pregnancy


The third trimester is a time of rapid growth and maturing of the baby.


The third trimester can be physically and emotionally challenging. Third trimester symptoms may include backaches, swollen ankles, joint pain, heartburn, hemorrhoids, and mounting anxiety. A baby opens its eyes and packs on weight during this period.


Health care providers should be seen more often as the due date approaches.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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