baby sizes, Pregnancy Essentials

36 weeks pregnant

Your baby is about 48cm long now and she is now fully formed.

What might you be experiencing?

  • you could be having some braxton hicks contractions
  • you might be awake more in the night
  • when your baby starts to engage into your pelvis – your bump may be lower and your pelvis may ache more
  • your boobs will be starting to make milk now

Read more about the third trimester.

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An experienced specialist in pregnancy, birth & early parenting, I have worked with parents since 2002. I am based in the North East so I regularly work with parents from Newcastle, Northumberland, Gateshead and across North Tyneside. Face-to-face sessions will continue with North East parents but digital courses and online sessions means I can work with parents everywhere.