The 29th Week of Pregnancy

Pregnancy Week by Week – The 29th Week of Pregnancy

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Congratulations🎉, you’re in your final trimester now and your baby is getting more active at the 29th week of pregnancy. Even if you feel you’re not that big, but you’ll feel definitely the pregnancy’s effects on your legs, bladder, and your belly.

What to expect at 29 weeks pregnant? What’s happening inside your body?

At 29 weeks pregnant, your baby is plumping up. As your baby continues to grow and pressure on your digestive system and you’re going to experience the following symptoms:

  • Varicose Veins

By week 29 of pregnancy, your tummy is probably rounded and large enough that if you’re standing you won’t be able to see your legs! In addition, you’ll notice your swollen blood vessels become more blue or purple.

  • Constipation

Pregnancy hormones make your muscles very relaxing, causing the feeling of constipation. Consider eating natural remedies, such as a high-fiber diet, yogurt, and drinking plenty of water.

  • Migraines

Feeling some bad migraines during your 29th week of pregnancy? Don’t worry; most pregnant women are having this symptom too! Therefore, try to practice yoga, consider some herbal therapies and meditation to relieve the stress.

  • Pregnancy Brain

Most pregnant women experience the pregnancy brain symptom; it’s a temporary decrease in memory. During their 29th week of pregnancy you’ll find yourself forgetting some information even crucial ones, so try to write down important things.

  • Fast-growing Nails

During the 29th week of pregnancy, you will notice that your nails are growing faster than ever! Pregnancy hormones may also make them dry, so trim them carefully!

  • Heartburn

As your baby continues to put pressure on your digestive system, the heartburn is going to feel much stronger.

  • Itchy Belly

Your expanding uterus is putting more and more pressure on your belly making the skin thinner and very sensitive. Apply a good lotion and inform your doctor if you have any itches.

  • Hemorrhoids

Your baby is putting lots of pressure on your body including your digestive system. As a result, you’ll feel your intestinal muscles became very relaxing causing uncomfortable hemorrhoids.

  • Frequent Urination

The more your uterus expands, the more you go to the bathroom.

  • Swelling

Swelling is a normal symptom at during the 29th week of pregnancy, it happens inside your body because of all the fluids that build up your body tissues and the vena cava.

 

How big is your baby at 29 weeks pregnant?

At 29 weeks pregnant, your baby is as big as the size of an acorn squash; weighing around 2.5 pounds and measuring about 15.2 inches long.

 

What’s happening with your baby? (Baby’s Development)

During the 29th week of pregnancy, your baby’s kicks will go harder that you’ll feel really amazed!

 

When to call the doctor?

If you experience any of the following symptoms during any time of pregnancy call the doctor right away as they could be a serious alarm:

  • Bleeding
  • Spotting
  • Severe contractions
  • Severe abdominal pain

The Checklist of the 29th week of pregnancy:

  • Stock up your baby’s essentials
  • Attend a childbirth class
  • Attend an infant CPR class
  • Keep on your healthy diet

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Post Author: Pregnancy House

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