Your baby can now blink and will react instantly if you shine a torchlight on your belly!
Try Kegel Exercises
Exercises With a big belly. keeping a control on urine leakage might get difficult. especially when you laugh or sneeze. Kegel exercises help you regain control of your bladder.
At week 27, you’re in the sixth month!
This week, your baby grows tall and gains more weight as a part of its healthy development. At the end of Week 27, your little one is more likely to grow an entire inch long and measure around 14 inches. The light sensitive region of the eye, retina, and the taste buds develop inside the baby. Now your baby knows how to suck his/her thumb and might have experienced hiccups already. Unlike us, the baby doesn't make noise as he/she is breathing amniotic fluid instead of air but you can feel a little jump when he/she experiences hiccups. The brain has fully developed and this week, the fine tuning happens at a fast pace.
Baby’s Length: 36.6 cm
Baby’s Weight: 875 g
Your body might undergo various changes like weight gain, enlarged belly and increased size of breasts.
You may experience increased appetite as the body requires more energy to support the development of the baby.
Practice breathing techniques and yoga poses to strengthen your muscles and prepare for the big day (delivery day).
Most pregnant women might suffer from edema (swollen ankles, feet, and hands) which is caused by the fluid buildup in the body and it will become normal after childbirth. If the symptom worsens, consult a gynecologist
Unwanted Hair Growth
Some women experience faster growth of facial and body hair, probably due to an increase in the androgen hormones.
This is a preconception phase and you need to take better care of yourself to ensure a smooth pregnancy. Therefore, you should: