Pregnancy is undoubtedly one of the best phases in the life of a woman. There is hardly any woman out there who does not look forward to being a mother and giving birth to a new life. Bringing a new born into the world is a nature’s gift to a woman and not to a man. Along with excitement and overwhelming emotions, there are a lot that you have to consider during pregnancy.
The period can be divided into 9 months and approximately 38-40 weeks. You should very well know that each week has a defined standard and calls for drastic and uncountable alterations.
Talking about the 27th week, it falls in the 7th month and third trimester of pregnancy. Along with the perfect time to plan your baby shower there are a lot of changes that you need to know about beforehand. This will help you set up the expectations and also prepare yourself for the transformations that are bound to happen. Here this pregnancy guide will help you with all the information on the changes that you will go through. Listing all the information under the same page will make things convenient for a 7 month pregnant woman. Check them out-
Guide to 27th Week Pregnancy
The Size and the Weight of the Baby
In the 27th month the baby is the womb is expected to be 2 pounds in weight and about 14-15 inches long. This is just a standard and can deviate a little. The health of the mother affects the size of the baby considerably.
Developmental Pattern of the Baby
This is the time when the lungs and the brain of the bay is in constant developing phase. Also, there is a rapid accumulation of fat under the skin making it translucent from transparent. The baby has started making more and more movement in the 27th week. This is one of the changes in the baby that will severely affect your sleep at night. According to many researches, the baby will make about 10 movements in one hour. You can keep a track about this.
Along with all this, there is rapid increase in the weight of the baby every week now. They might start gaining about 2 pounds every passing week. They will also start recognizing the mother’s voice now.
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The Transformations in the Mother
Now that the third trimester has started in the 27th week, the symptoms that you suffered from in the first three months are back with a bang. You will again start feeling nausea, vomiting tendencies, fatigue and morning sickness along with increasing backaches, headaches and exhaustion and sleeplessness.
Muscle cramps are another common sign on the 27th week because of increasing weight that is pressurizing the legs. This will be felt later at night than the day time. Edema which is simple terms can be defined as swelling in the hands and the feet will also be seen. The reason for the same is water retention in the tissues due to increase in blood circulation. Heartburn and indigestion are some growing problems on the 27th week.
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