25 Twenty-fifth week of pregnancy

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Twenty-fifth week of pregnancy

You're entering the third quarter of pregnancy. Here's what happens to the baby and how your body is changing. The twenty-fifth week corresponds to the sixth month of pregnancy. 

The fetus at the 25th week of pregnancy

Her skeleton solidifies and her face becomes clearer, her eyebrows are well drawn, her neck emerges from the trunk and her nails have grown.
He sleeps a lot, but his rest times do not coincide with yours: in fact, when you are lying down he moves more often, while when you are on the move he is cradled and falls asleep.
The child it measures 30 centimeters and weighs about 600 grams. She is developing her sense of sight, she opens her eyes and there is only darkness in her belly, but she is working out.
Now he is also able to cry.
His skin is very wrinkled and is covered with hollow paint which serves to protect it from the amniotic fluid in which the child is immersed.

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The baby is still very young, his organs are complete, but not sufficiently developed and he weighs very little. If he was born now with a premature birth he would be placed in the NICU in the incubator until he has reached a good weight and proper development.

Symptoms at the 25th week of pregnancy

Il respite it is always shorter, in fact the baby grows and the uterus pushes against the rib cage, you can experiment with relaxation therapy or breathing techniques. Give yourself frequent breaks.

Mom's weight

Your weight gain continues but at a slower pace, approx half a kilo per week.

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Analysis to be done at week XNUMX

Make a monthly visit to your doctor, the gynecologist might do a pelvic exam to check the position of the baby. Will you do theexam blood and urine to control hepatitis, toxoplasmosis and diabetes.


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How mom's body changes

L'uterus it continues to grow causing heartburn and gastric reflux. You may also start having small contractions that aren't painful, aren't regular, and don't indicate labor.
The weight of the uterus which is now the size of a soccer ball can begin to be a nuisance for the pelvic floor, because it presses on the bladder, makes you want to urinate often and can cause pressure on the pelvic area.
It is a good time to do some Kegel exercises to strengthen the muscles in the affected area. Eg 4 main positions, butterfly, all fours, frog and squatting, can be used as a basis for many other exercises or during labor and birth of the baby, as long as there is no strain and the back is well aligned.

Interesting facts about the 25rd week of pregnancy

When you are pregnant you are more vulnerable and at risk of infections, so be doubly careful when coming into contact with children as you may catch a childhood disease especially if you are not vaccinated.

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Weeks of pregnancy

If you want to know more about the others 40 weeks of pregnancy,  has created a nine-month calendar with advice on health, nutrition and tests to be done during the 40 weeks. You will also be able to find out about the changes in the mother's body, how the baby bump grows and how the fetus develops.

  • Pregnancy Week Calendar
  • The midwife's advice for 40 weeks of pregnancy
  • Pregnancy video from conception to birth
  • Pictures of pregnancy week by week
  • Exams to do in pregnancy


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