Is your baby 8 months old? So you have a little explorer at home! Read what else awaits you when you enter the eighth month of a child's life. The desire to explore the world at this stage does not let you forget about yourself. On the contrary - it is very strong and becomes a recognizable feature of the infant. The child is more and more efficiently moving and has a growing social awareness.
The last trimester of pregnancy is the period when your body fully prepares for delivery. As never before, he adapts to the needs and requirements he will meet. In the last three months you will be dynamically back, and your figure will change every week, marking your belly more and more.
Hurray! You can breathe a sigh of relief and be proud of yourself! The risk of miscarriage has drastically decreased, your body has become accustomed to a different state. You have a lot of energy, good mood, you look positively into the future. Move a mountain, clean the whole apartment? It's just as easy! Although you feel great, don't overdo it.
The eighth week is the right time for ultrasound. The embryo must have already nested, the doctor will also be able to look at the work of the heart (the heart beats at a dizzying speed of 150 beats per minute: twice as fast as yours). The first visit to a doctor in combination with a "preview" of the child is usually a very touching moment.
If you don't have a period and suspect you may be pregnant, now is the time to buy a test. Home tests performed according to the instructions give a reliable result. You can choose from: strip, plate, stream and digital test. The one you choose has no effect on the result. The individual types differ only slightly in the way the test is performed.
With the entry into the second trimester, the risk of miscarriage significantly decreases. Most unpleasant pregnancy symptoms also pass. That is why there is simply something to enjoy, because this is the last week of the first trimester! The second trimester is considered the best time in pregnancy, when the expectant mother enjoys better well-being, has more energy and the desire to spend active activities every day.
Already at 14 weeks of pregnancy, you may notice a characteristic line running on your stomach, which is a sign of hormonal changes. It is dark brown and is called the Negra line. It disappears a few to several weeks after delivery. Baby At this stage, fetuses begin to grow at different rates. Some children: faster, others slower.
If you are lucky, you will know the sex of the child this week. If the toddler is properly arranged, everything will be clear. If you want to have a surprise and have agreed that you do not need to know the sex of the baby before delivery, let your doctor know. Let them write your decision on the pregnancy card so as not to accidentally reveal to you what you do not want to know.
Every visit to the doctor can be full of emotions, especially if accompanied by an ultrasound examination. Keep this memory by asking the gynecologist to print out the test. You can also ask for a recording of the study, which will definitely give you a lot of emotions and will invite you to the screening of your loved ones now and in a few years, when your toddler is already a preschooler.
The spine has an increasing sweet load to carry. Not surprisingly, the center of gravity changes and the vertebrae line bends, which can lead to numerous ailments - especially discomfort and difficulty in moving. The child already measures on average 12-15 cm and weighs about 170 grams. It has a size similar to the average chicken breast.
Do you feel energy bursting with you and you no longer remember the unpleasant symptoms from the first trimester? Enjoy pregnancy and your altered state. If you feel like it, and the doctor does not explicitly forbid it, you can get a handful of sex (read pregnant sex). The one during pregnancy can be completely different!
Belly and breasts are constantly changing. The nervous system of the toddler develops, which makes his movements more coordinated, which you can now sometimes feel, and certainly see on the ultrasound monitor. In addition, the spine and neck straightened, the toddler can now move his head freely and gets a whole new perspective.
At 15 weeks of pregnancy, the baby is similar in size to a large orange. Is that a lot, a little? Rate it yourself! The perspective of the following weeks will definitely help you, during which getting up from a chair and turning from side to side will not be as easy as it is today. You don't need other people's help to move around, and that's a success!
You are just starting a kind of revolution that changes not only your body, but also your soul. You are entering a beautiful, but equally difficult road, during which the role of a woman comes to another - the challenge posed by nature - being a mother. This is a time when your personal happiness and needs will often be taken into the background.
Congratulations, you have already entered for good in the third trimester of pregnancy! This is the last straight before the finish, that is the moment when you finally see the baby, hug each other, holding in your arms. The experience of many mothers indicates that the last trimester is the period that lasts the longest, exceptionally prolonged and abundant in numerous unpleasant symptoms, such as heartburn, heaviness, back pain, urinary incontinence, or mobility problems.
Can't wait to finally become a mom? It may be hard to imagine, but in a few weeks you will want a moment just for yourself. Use your pregnancy time to catch up on reading, go to the cinema or theater with a loved one - if you are active, time will flow faster and you won't even look back when you are born!
This week your toddler will be enriched by Mother Nature with cells responsible for conscious thinking. The period that just begins and ends around 28 weeks is a time of exceptional physical activity of the child. Now you will feel every kick very clearly! Baby The average weight of a child at 24 weeks of pregnancy is 650 grams, while the waist circumference is 19 centimeters and the foot length is 4.4 cm.
Childbirth rarely starts as planned. Therefore, if you have not yet established this, talk to your partner about how you imagine the birth of a toddler. It is worth choosing a hospital together (you can go to a selected institution to see what the delivery room looks like) and think about whether you will be giving birth together or whether you will be accompanied by a friend or mother during labor.
The baby in the twenty-sixth week of pregnancy is already about 23 cm and weighs about 900 grams. As your baby grows, your stomach and back discomfort grow. Remember about exercises and taking care of a comfortable position during sleep, rest and daily activities. The baby gets chubby every day.
Many doctors at this stage of pregnancy recommend that you report to them every two weeks (although this is not the rule). Most of them who choose to do so will ask you to visit them from the eighth month once a week. Baby The baby's body is focused on ripening the lungs, which will soon be ready for independent work.
The partner turns the cot, do you complete the delivery bag? This big day is coming. Don't worry about the supply, everything will be fine. Remember that if you need help after delivery, your partner will get a two-week sick leave. In practice, however, most often it turns out that it is definitely not enough.