The baby's growth and development, and the changes taking place in the mother's body in the final months of pregnancy.
- The third trimester of a pregnancy begins around week 26, and ends with the birth of the baby.
- During the first six weeks of the third trimester, a foetus more than doubles in size.
- The growth of the foetus brings about changes in the mother's body.
- At 37 weeks, the foetus is considered strong enough to support itself without the mother.
The third trimester begins around week 26 of pregnancy and will end with the birth of the baby.
With all its major organs formed, third trimester is all about growing.
During the first six weeks of this trimester the foetus will more than double in size.
From week 26 to week 32, the ...