Pregnancy can lead to various emotions for both of you and your spouse. The early moment fills with nausea and vomiting, and followed by severe back pain and breath-uneasiness for carrying the big belly. Now, you are in your last trimester, and have reached your ninth month of pregnancy. You might be either excited or afraid about your nearly delivery. You want it to be perfect, less-painful, and straightforward. Whatever you might feel, you need to be positive and prepare things at your best to meet your tiny one shortly.
What happens in 9th month of pregnancy?
When you reach your 9th month of pregnancy, you probably have noticed when you are due. It is quite important to prepare everything you will need for delivery, both physically and mentally. In the ninth month, your belly really gets in your way. You will have difficulties in bending over and probably bump into some things because of confusion of your new dimension. In addition, it will be difficult to get out of bed or sofa. Here’s the overview for your 9th month of pregnancy:
- Your constipation will be worse. When you are in late pregnancy, your baby absorbs most of the taken nutrients and thus, result in less disposable excesses.
- You might feel contractions of the womb known as Braxton Hicks. When experiencing this contractions, you can start practicing your breath to prepare for the true contractions before delivery.
- You will experience very frequent urination. Some expecting mothers even have to go to the bathroom to pee for fourteen times at night.
- You will have difficulty to sleep well. It is caused by several things—paranoia of the upcoming delivery, major frequency of urination, severe heartburn, or painful hemorrhoids.
- You can feel more frequent baby movements. Your baby can even roll from one side to another side of your womb, causing either easy or difficult breath.
- Your baby responds to noise or your voice. Try to communicate with her more frequently.
What to do for Normal Delivery in the Last Month of Pregnancy?
In your 9th month pregnancy, your baby’s organs are almost fully developed. She also moves more actively. Despite your various complaints during the last trimester, you can’t wait to see your little one. Normal delivery requires you to do some things in the 9th month of pregnancy, as you will give born very soon.
- Prepare baby clothes, blankets, cloth diapers, and pillow sets at home and to be carried with to the hospital. Also prepare sanitary napkins that you will need after delivery.
- Stretch your body and muscle, and practice your breath. This will help you to deal with labor which happens more frequently in the last month of pregnancy. People around you might scare you about these labor and pain you will feel when delivering. Stay positive and trust yourself that it will be paid off after seeing your tiny one.
- Take a dip in the bathtub or swimming pool to help you relax.
- Be aware of false and true labors. Learn how to differentiate the two—false labor usually centers in lower abdomen while the true one starts in the lower back and spread to the whole abdomen.
- Although it is hard to sleep well during the last month of pregnancy, rest is really important. Thus, try to rest your body in any position you are comfortable with. If possible, lift your feet up to reduce its swells. Enough rest—more than six hours a day during the 9th month pregnancy will induce easier labor.
- Prepare your baby names. Children’s names are parents’ wishes. What will be more beautiful than preparing beautiful phrase to give to your newborn along with your wishes for her life. This will also help you to relax and enjoy the last moments with a baby inside your womb and prevent baby blues.
Baby delivery might be really scary for most soon-to-be moms. While everyone around you comes up with hell-like stories of childbirth, you might want to stay positive to help you get easier labor and thus, faster delivery.