8 Surprising Ways Your Pregnant Body Changes During the Third Trimester

Caroline Olney | Feb 27, 2015 Pregnancy

It's the period of pregnancy you've been waiting for! Well ... almost. The third trimester of pregnancy is when most of the BIG (and by that, we mean your tummy) changes happen to a pregnant woman's body -- as you've probably noticed. But what's really going on beneath all that glowing and gorgeous skin?

From an increase in the amount of blood pumping through your veins to some eye-opening optic differences, the body in the last 12 weeks of pregnancy is an amazing thing. Check out eight of the biggest things that happen in the last three months of carrying your baby.

What's the biggest body chance you noticed?

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