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Pregnancy Week 28

Twenty Eight Weeks Pregnant

You are now more close to the period of becoming a mother of a cute or loveable baby. You can now start making bond with your baby by talking and singing soft songs. You will have some tests to monitor your health at this stage of your pregnancy.

How many months if you are 28 weeks pregnant?

If you are 28 weeks pregnant then you are in 7 month of your pregnancy. Only 2 months are left to go. But many women may have some queries regarding their baby, symptoms, and abdomen. So here we have much information about all of these.

Baby

How big my baby is!

Your baby is 14.8 inches in length and 2.2 pounds in weight at this week. Your baby is the about the size of the kabocha squash. Your baby is growing quickly and rapidly in this week.

Development

Eyes:

Your baby’s eyes are now more developed than ever. He not only can blink his eyes but also can get pleasure of the fluttering the lashes thar have just grown. He is capable of seeing light moving in your womb.

Brain control:

Your baby start dreaming in this week as it is the time when the nerves of the brain are developing at very good speed. 

Ears ability:

Your baby’s ears are making good connections in his body. He starts understanding some of the sounds around him.

Head down position:

Baby start taking more and more space and he will soon begin settle his head with the down position for labor. Most of the babies are wholly head down between 32 and 36 weeks of your pregnancy.

But many of them take some time to get that position in your womb. In case if the baby cannot able to take that position this may lead to the C- section in your delivery time.

Pregnancy Week 27

Twenty Seven Weeks Pregnant

During this week, your baby is start developing his immune system with the natural antibodies which is getting to them through your placenta. Baby is getting skilled in swallow as well as in sucking which will help in drinking the milk after his birth.

Baby

How large is your baby at this week?

Your baby is 14.4 inches in length and his weight nearly 1.9 pounds at this week. This can be the size of the Barbie doll.

Development

 Recognizes voices:

Your baby starts recognizing both your and your partner’s voice in this week. This hearing capability is improving as the nerves connected to the ears are maturing. But the sounds he will hear will be stifled which is due to coating of vernix.

So it the best time to listen or sing some soft songs to your baby.

Taste buds:

Your baby taste buds are beginning developing now. In case if you eat something whether it is sweet or spicy, your baby is now capable of taste the difference in the amniotic fluid or other food. 

Baby may respond to that spicy meal by kicking or hiccupping.

Eyes:

The opening and closing of the baby’s eyes are start come into practice. The iris which is the colored part of the eye is now start developing its pigment by this week.

Most of the babies born with the blue eyes as they are still forming melanin for the iris. Many times color of the eyes transform from blue to green, hazel or brown during the childhood. The more melanin your iris will have the darker your eye color.

Hiccups:

Hiccupping will also start in this period. While doing this baby will not make any sound and you might feel them like sudden jumps or flinches in your abdomen

 Brain development:

Your little baby is now has a lively brain. The brain tissue is still developing but the brainstem is nearly mature completely at this week. This controls the heart rate, blood pressure and breathing.

Pregnancy Week 25

Twenty Five Weeks Pregnant

Here, you are in your last week of second trimester of your pregnancy.  Some sleepless nights are going to happen and other major changes will appear in this week. You can see more information about your body, baby and symptoms.

Baby

How big is baby at this week?

Your baby is 13.6 inches in length and has weight around1.5 pounds this week. This is going to be the size of TI-89 calculator..

Growth

Pink skin:

From now, the skin of the baby is getting pinker as the capillaries are forming under the skin and blood is get into it.

Blood vessels will also developing this week in your baby’s lungs and making him closer to that first intake of fresh air he is going to take after birth.

Sense of smell:

This week also is the beginning of your baby’s nose working and nostrils in proper manner. Through this, baby is going to start practicing breathing and breathe in amniotic fluid.

He will be able to smell the things by this week, but many of them may experience it in the third semester.

Sweating glands:

By this week, it may be possible that creases in the palms of the baby’s hand start appearing. With this, sweating glands will form in his skin very soon.

Unique fingerprints:

Now she is also getting his unique fingerprints during this week. Your baby is also improving the agility in his hands and fingers. This means that soon he will be able to grasp the thing in his fist.

He may also suck his thumb and play with his hands and feet. And he will make him good at this by practicing it, until he is out of your womb.

Baby fat:

During this week, your baby is getting chubbier and cuter by simply depositing fat in his body. This will help him in keeping warm after he born.

Pregnancy Week 26

Twenty Six Weeks Pregnant

You just step into the third trimester at this week. Your baby’s hearing capability may improve, blood pressure may be increased. You can find out more about your pregnancy and what to expect at this week.

How many months it will be if you are 26 weeks pregnant?

You are 7th month pregnant if you are in 26 weeks of your pregnancy. Only few months are to go. But many of the women have some queries about their baby’s growth, belly shape and other symptoms.

Baby

How big is my baby at 26 weeks?

Your baby is growing in tremendous way during this week. Your baby is as long as zucchini. He will have weight around 1.68lb and gain height 14.02 inches.

Baby has more hair on his head. Eyebrows and eyelashes are more recognizable.

Growth

There will be many developments at this week within baby. Following are some improvements:

Hearing:

Your baby’s ears will be more developed at this week. His ears will be more sensitive than ever before. Now he will have ability to hear your and your partner’s voice when you talk to each other.

Heart rate:

Baby’s heart rate will slowed down this week significantly from 180 beats per minute to 140 to 150 beats per minute. This can be examined through cardiotocography or CTG machine during antenatal care. It is helpful method of checking your baby’s health safety.

Sleep:

Now baby may develop some sleeping and waking patterns. So do not be surprised if baby is active while you are still and sleeping at the time you move.

Immune system:

The immune system has start building up in your baby’s body, which help your baby to fight against infections and diseases after birth. 

Eyes:

This week eyes are forming and after few weeks they will begin to open. But color may be appearing later after few months or after birth. Eyelashes are also start growing and preparing the eyes for opening.