Your baby’s skin cells will start producing melanin, a pigment that gives color to the skin. But a major part of the production will happen only after birth.
No Time For Love!
If you had made the most of the 2nd trimester to ramp up your love life, then this trimester will be harder on you. However, you can still try different positions to make things easy for you.
At week 30, you’re in the seventh month.
This week, the bone marrow starts to prepare red blood cells which imply that the baby is gearing up for survival. In a few weeks, the baby may slow down in gaining anymore height, but will continue to gain weight until birth. By the end of the 7th month, your baby opens and shuts his/her eyes and is able to distinguish light from dark inside the uterus.
Baby’s Length: 39.9 cm
Baby’s Weight: 1.3 Kg
As your body enlarges in size, your skin also expands which might lead to stretch marks and itchiness. Use cocoa butter moisturizer often as required to avoid scratching your skin.
This week, your uterus enlarges and presses the diaphragm, causing breathlessness. This is quite normal as many pregnant women find it difficult to get enough air after week 30. Change your sitting and sleeping positions to relieve breathlessness.
The good news: You are in your 30th week and only 10 more weeks left to see your little sweet pea’s face.
You may feel a little tired this week, especially if you are having trouble sleeping.
With the enlarged uterus pressing on the diaphragm, you might feel breathless often.
Your pregnancy cravings at odd hours can leave you with acidity and heartburn.