27 twenty-seventh week of pregnancy

Twenty-seventh week of pregnancy

You are now in the middle of your seventh month of pregnancy, let's see how your body weight grows and how the baby grows. But also how to fight some annoying ailments, such as varicose veins.

How the child grows

Il child it measures 35 centimeters and weighs about 760 grams and increasingly resembles a miniature human being. He is reaching a third of his birth weight and will double his weight overall this month. The connections between the neurons they are complete even if the movements are not yet coordinated.

Its skin is always wrinkled, but much more resistant and thick and it is protected by the hollow paint.
His respiratory system continues to develop, if the baby were to be born now his organism would be fragile and would be regarded as extremely premature.
His taste buds are defined and he can feel the flavors of the foods it takes in through the amniotic fluid, so try to diversify your usual diet.

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Symptoms of the 27 twenty-seventh week of pregnancy

Heartburn and acid reflux can be common: try to drink a lot, do light physical activity, do yoga and relaxation and breathing exercises. You may experience some contractions, if they are not regular it is a normal occurrence because the belly is starting to prepare for delivery.

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How mom's body changes

- hormones can cause frequent bleeding from the gums: pay particular attention to oral hygiene and possibly visit the dentist.

Drink a lot, to improve drainage and relieve leg swelling, as well as to prevent dehydration.

Theassumption of chello since the fetus is growing a lot and the need caloric additional can increase up to 500 kcal. The fetus can occupy part of the stomach, compressing it and reducing the space available for digestion of food; therefore, you may find relief from eating frequent but small meals such as snacks. You will gain weight regularly from now until the 34th week. This could be the time to make the necessary purchases for both you and the baby, maybe even prepare the suitcase for the hospital, without waiting to get too heavy.

The most conspicuous sign of pregnancy progress is it stretching of the skin of the belly which, stretching, becomes less elastic therefore abundant of creams and oils against stretch marks
The uterus continues to enlarge and, for this reason, the feeling of heaviness increases and you have a tendency to feel some sort of fatigue in breathing.

You might suffer from varicose veins, hemorrhoids, swelling in the legs and feet. In the shower alternate jets of cold and hot water to promote circulation and avoid long baths in hot water.
It's time to start thinking seriously about preparation for childbirth: relaxation therapies, pre-natal or prenatal yoga courses, prenatal courses in water, the choice is very wide.

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La fascia therapy, that is a manual technique performed with the use of the band, can be useful to relieve stress, back pain and to prepare the woman for childbirth. If you are interested, ask the physiotherapist for information.

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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.

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