Third trimester of pregnancy – week 29 onwards

Learn about what to expect in your last stages of pregnancy and preparing for labour.

Welcome to the third trimester!

This is a time when you will often become physically heavy, slower and start to prepare for the birth.

Common problems include pelvic pain, poor sleep, frequent urination and rumination about your impending birth and baby.

Last weeks of pregnancy and preparing for labour

Breastfeeding – expressing colostrum in pregnancy

Breastfeeding – online group education session

If you’re in your third trimester of pregnancy and would like to learn more about breastfeeding and preparing for feeding your baby, please join one of our MS Teams meetings, from the link here at the times below

These sessions are run fortnightly for an hour.

Monday 23rd January 2023, at 1400-1500 hours

Monday 6th February 2023, at 1400-1500 hours

Monday 20th February 2023, at 1400-1500 hours

Monday 6th March 2023, at 1400-1500 hours

Monday 20th March 2023, at 1400-1500 hours

Monday 3rd April 2023, at 1400-1500 hours

Monday 17th April 2023, at 1400-1500 hours

If you have any specific questions please email: lactation@monashhealth.org    Include your name and your hospital unique record (UR) number.

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