What Your Partner Should Know
This is a prime time to plan together for what's ahead but still enjoy each other alone. You may have started birthing classes together, begun shopping for nursery furniture and supplies and arranged for maternity or paternity leave from your job. Basically, you eat, sleep and breathe baby, but there's no reason to keep your partner on the back burner. Take some time for romantic dinners, movies and other activities you enjoy together that you won't be able to do for a while after the baby makes his debut.
Since babies can now respond to light and sound stimuli, take advantage of getting to know your baby from the outside in. Shining a flashlight on your belly and playing music near the baby can result in an amazing response. Try different musical styles, even if they're not your favorite. You may be surprised at what beats and rhythms your baby rocks and rolls to!