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Why the FDA Is Warning Pregnant Women Not to Use Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Why the FDA Is Warning Pregnant Women Not to Use Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Here's what you need to know about the new warning against nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after 20 weeks of pregnancy

31 Weeks Pregnant

31 Weeks Pregnant: Beware of False Alarms

When you're 31 weeks pregnant, your baby is pretty active, and while somersaults and jabs to the ribs can be somewhat uncomfortable at times, they're also signs that all is well.

32 Weeks Pregnant

32 Weeks Pregnant: Soothe That Aching Back

When you're 32 weeks pregnant, your baby is almost fully developed and is working on fine-tuning the skills she'll need once she's born, namely, swallowing, breathing and sucking.

33 Weeks Pregnant

33 Weeks Pregnant: You May Start to Have Trouble Breathing

When you're 33 weeks pregnant, you're baby's no longer wrinkled and transparent.

36 Weeks Pregnant

36 Weeks Pregnant: Feeling Pelvic Pressure

When you're 36 weeks pregnant, you're almost at full term, and your baby weighs about 6 pounds and measures roughly 18.5 inches long.

37 Weeks Pregnant

37 Weeks Pregnant: Prepping for a Smooth Delivery

At week 37, health care providers consider a pregnancy to be full term, meaning that you could give birth now with a relatively low risk of complications for your baby.

38 Weeks Pregnant

38 Weeks Pregnant: Get Familiar With Labor Warning Signs

When you're 38 weeks pregnant, your baby is nearing 7 pounds and has organs mature enough to support her in the outside world.

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