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32 weeks pregnant

You’re at 32 weeks pregnant and looking down the road to your delivery date... At 32 weeks pregnant you will be only a few of weeks away and you will be holding your little bundle of joy in your arms. Your baby has a little further to go however, and you have some more preparation to make. Baby’s growth at 32 weeks pregnant Your baby is at the stage where she is putting on about half a pound per week. She needs to arrive at her normal birth weight by the delivery date. She has grown up to about 42 centimeters in length, and is weighing close to 4 pounds. Depending on the size of those in the family, your [...]

33 weeks pregnant

Your baby is developing at a fast pace as she gets ready to be born... If you are not preparing for the inevitable, what you are experiencing at 33 weeks pregnant will certainly drive you into action. As the mother, you should be looking forward to the end just as much as baby is getting revved up to come out to greet the world. Baby’s growth at 33 weeks pregnant At 33 weeks pregnant your baby is developing fast. This tiny thing has packed on ½ a pound more in the last week and she is weighing about 4 ½ pounds now. Your baby has stretched a bit more and she should be between seventeen and nineteen inches long. [...]

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34 weeks pregnant

It is crunch time for you and baby... Congratulations at 34 weeks pregnant you are doing well so far and there are just about six weeks to go before delivery date. It is crunch time for you and baby and despite the discomforts you are feeling, the world is looking brighter every time you think of your soon to arrive newborn. There’s no giving up at this point, only stay focused. Baby’s growth this week At 34 weeks pregnant, you would be happy to know that your baby has reached the stage that if she should be born at pre-term, she has a 99% chance of survival. Yes, she may need a short stay at the hospital to ensure [...]

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31 weeks pregnant

Every week is a step closer to your baby’s delivery day... You are 31 weeks pregnant and your baby has grown tremendously. If you have not done so yet, this is the time to put the final touches to your preparation for birth and reduce any unnecessary stress that may flare up. Your baby at 31 weeks pregnant Your baby is weighing about 3lbs to 3 1/3lbs in weight or about 1.5 kg. Although she has gotten a bit longer, she at this time is growing in weight than in length. She reaches about 41 centimeters or about 18 inches. Of course with growth comes more activity and the kicks are coming fast and furious. This happens too because [...]

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29 weeks pregnant

Probably at this time you love what you are feeling... You are 29 weeks pregnant and moving to the day of your delivery. Despite the discomforts that generally come with pregnancy at this stage, you are only mindful of the joy of going to have a baby. How your baby is growing At 29 weeks pregnant your baby is getting closer to the 3 pounds mark, about the size of a butter squash. She is certainly within the range of the 2 ½ pounds that she weighed last week. She is stretching in length also as she is about 15 - 17 inches long from head to toes. During this week your baby’s skin is smoothing out and does [...]

28 weeks pregnant

This is a happy time and anything can happen from here on... You are 28 weeks pregnant, just about at the 7 month mark. This period marks an important stage of baby’s development and you’re even closer to having your baby than you can imagine. You are actually starting your third trimester. Your baby will grow tremendously and you will give her all the support she needs.. Baby is getting bigger Your baby is perfectly formed, gaining weight steadily and increasing in brain development. At week 28 pregnant your baby is weighing just about 2 ½ pounds. In pictures, she would not look as long, but she is about 14 ¼ - 16 inches or 36 - 38 centimeters [...]

30 weeks pregnant

You are 30 weeks pregnant and your baby is growing in size... When you have things in tens, it is even easier to think that you are at a milestone at every ten. At 30 weeks pregnant your growing tummy is letting you know that baby is certainly putting on the weight. Everything about your baby’s development is coming together and making ready for life outside the uterus. Baby’s growth at 30 weeks pregnant At 30 weeks pregnant your baby is close to being 16 inches tall or about 39 centimeters. She has also grown in weight and you will find that she is putting on about half a pound per week.  She is now about 3 pounds in [...]

Pregnancy stages

Pregnancy in a woman lasts for 38 - 40 weeks and this period is divided into three stages... Pregnancy is that period of a woman’s existence when she goes through certain life-changing experiences associated with having a child. The length of time that your baby is inside the body can look especially long for some moms because of the discomforts that often accompany pregnancy. Pregnancy however for many have been a fulfilling experience, occurring without any major upheavals and the period is nothing but pleasurable and preparation for the baby. Pregnancy in a woman lasts for 38 - 40 weeks and this period is divided into three stages called trimesters – first, second and third trimesters. Each pregnancy stage [...]

Spotting during pregnancy

Is this experience normal..? Bleeding or spotting during pregnancy is very common, especially if this happens during the first trimester. However, since bleeding can sometimes be considered as a sign of something that is serious, it is important to know what has caused it. Thus, it is always advisable to seek medical help to make sure that you and your baby are healthy. Bleeding During the First Trimester of the Pregnancy Bleeding or spotting during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy is fairly common. In fact, about 20 percent of women experience this. There are several possible causes of bleeding during the first trimester. These causes include: Implantation Bleeding. This type of bleeding may be experienced within the first 10 to [...]

Stages of pregnancy

Pregnancy is usually divided in three trimesters, each lasting 12 to 13 weeks... A normal pregnancy lasts 40 weeks counting from two weeks before conception occurs, or the first day of the last menstrual period. Pregnancy is usually divided in three trimesters, each lasting 12 to 13 weeks. First trimester Pregnancy starts around two weeks after a woman has her period. The egg is fertilized in the fallopian tube 12 to 24 hours after it is released from the ovary. After conception, the egg is now called a zygote, starts successive cellular divisions and moves into the uterus where it attaches to the uterine wall. In the early stages of pregnancy, women experience many symptoms that are mostly related [...]