At this stage of your pregnancy, your baby is growing at an incredible rate, increasing size and weight significantly in the seventh month of pregnancy. Pregnancy week by week reached week 27 of pregnancy, and many people notice changes in your body and your health. The darkening of certain areas of the skin and emotional changes that characterize the seventh month of pregnancy are normal when the pregnancy reaches 27 weeks of pregnancy.
Changes in the body of pregnant woman
During week 27 of pregnancy, you will notice that the white line in the breast and is very clear and is quite remarkable. The white line is a brown line running vertically and abdomen during pregnancy is due to increased melanin in that area of skin.
Another important change is the increase in breast size. Breasts grew three times its size and therefore appreciate veins under the skin. Keep your breasts very hydrated to avoid stretch marks. Widens the areola and nipple obscured. Can be small bumps called “tubers Morgagni.” It may seem a little milk to the nipples. Note also that the nipples have darkened.
In the 27th week of pregnancy may begin to feel pain in the pubic area to perform certain physical activities such as climbing stairs, walking, or legs apart. This is because the basin, which consists of two hip bones, the sacrum States in the back, and the symphysis pubis in front, which expands slightly due to the action of the hormone, relaxes in order to allow passage of the baby during delivery.
To relieve pain in the pelvis with a pelvic belt to help stabilize the hip exercises to improve the stability of the pelvis and back and dry heat applied to the painful area. Treatment of a physical therapist can be very beneficial.
The development and growth of the baby during pregnancy
During week 27 of pregnancy, the baby weighs about 800-900 grams and is approximately 36-37 inches. Their internal organs in the form of finish. In the digestive system, the liver undergoes rapid maturation. In the lungs is not a substance essential for the proper functioning abroad: the surfactant. The nervous system is maturing and these events, eyelids, which until now have remained united, they begin to open. Eyelashes grow.
The skin begins to thicken and protect with a white substance called vernix, which accompany the child until birth. Your body continues to accumulate fat and slowly begin to look fatter.
Health and emotions during pregnancy
A pregnancy test is performed between 24 and 28 weeks of gestation, is the O’Sullivan test all pregnant women, which is to determine the blood sugar one hour after ingestion of 50 g glucose. If the result is positive, a broader tolerance test called the oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT), in order to make a definitive diagnosis. After confirmation of the presence of gestational diabetes, pregnancy usually refers to a unit of pathological pregnancy, where is monitored and controlled jointly by an obstetrician and endocrinologist.
Gestational diabetes is an alteration in the metabolism of carbohydrates. The pancreas does not produce enough insulin and increased levels of blood glucose (hyperglycemia). It usually goes away after delivery, but tends to recur in subsequent pregnancies. Similarly, gestational diabetes increases the risk of developing type II diabetes and life.
Gestational diabetes is usually asymptomatic and the only way to decrease the negative effects it can have on maternal and fetal projection is systematic during pregnancy. When a pregnant woman with gestational diabetes is not treated, there may be a number of complications, such as preterm labor, preeclampsia (hypertension induced by pregnancy) infections, including vaginal and urinary trauma obstetrics (increased number of caesarean sections), macrosomia growth excessive baby in the womb, IUGR baby and child: hypoglycemia, respiratory distress, and jaundice.
Diet and nutrition during pregnancy
Breathing exercises and relaxation as well as exercising regularly, every day is as important as eating a varied and balanced diet during pregnancy. However, in some cases, concerns about gaining too much weight cause a pregnant limit the intake of carbohydrates and diets prescribed by the doctor early. At the other end of the scale are pregnant women tend to eat too much, because they understand that if their babies will be healthier.
Other errors are common during pregnancy, lack of dairy products, fruits and vegetables, which affects the formation of the baby, go on diets of pregnant friends or family (everyone is different) and consume vitamins supplements automedicarsepor your own without the supervision of a doctor.
Trivia for week 27 of pregnancy
This is a good time for you to have an ultrasound in 3 dimensions. During week 27 of pregnancy, the baby is the right size for display in many parts. In general, couples flock to the private partners to see the face of your baby before birth as a souvenir. Only performed in public hospitals for the diagnosis of congenital anomalies of the fetus while performing two-dimensional ultrasound.