Congratulations, your baby is born! Whenever you can get delivery. Pregnancy week by week has reached the end, your baby is at term and at week 40 of pregnancy, you are ready for your baby and the cradle of her arms. After nine months of sweet expectation, this is the week you’ve been waiting for so long. Finally, you’ll meet your baby.
However, some deliveries play hard and are a little later. Note that your baby could be born in week 41 or 42. The doctor and health care team tested daily to determine the status of the placenta and see if you still nourish and oxygenate the baby correctly.
Changes in the body of pregnant woman
You feel happy whenever you feel the bumps and movements of your baby. And every time it moves less but feel the force of his kicks fills you with peace of mind, because it is a sign of good health. When you take over an hour without realizing that moves inside, you can increase drink juice or take some cookies, because sugar gives energy and invites you to spend. Note that after a while if you still feel its movements should go to the emergency.
During week 40 of pregnancy, you should be very attentive to any signs that you may be at work. Remember that you may start to notice more and more contractions. You will be in labor if the contractions are rhythmic, every five minutes and you’re left with this pattern for over an hour. If contractions are not followed, but noted a sharp pain, also directed to the emergency room.
Greater than or equal to a rule of bleed and break the amniotic sac or bag will also indicate that you are at work. Sometimes the rupture of the amniotic sac does not imply a heavy liquid outlet. Sometimes a crack and breakage is the loss of fluid is produced in small quantities. In any case, go to motherhood, because it is a sure sign that your baby will be born in the sign next time. Be sure to read the color and appearance of your amniotic fluid. If the fluid is clear, everything is fine, but if you have a yellow or green color, could be a sign that the baby is experiencing fetal distress and motherhood should go fast.
The development and growth of the baby during pregnancy
Your baby is full term. Has full size and is ready to be born. Its length is usually between 48 and 53 cm and its weight can be between 3 and 4.5 kg, depending on the sex of the baby. Typically, children are taller and weigh more. Most vernix caseosa (the fat on top) is gone, but there may be some debris in the folds of the skin.
Although most babies are born bald, probably hair and long nails that you can compete arañase shortly after birth. The baby’s skull bones are still kept separate and allow the head to compress must pass through the birth canal. The fontanelles are closed months after birth.
Health and emotions during pregnancy
Anxiety and nervousness are the dominant notes of your emotional state in the days before birth, during week 40 of pregnancy. Gynecological Protocol mark the last days before delivery, as it is very important that the medical team knows exactly health, the baby in the womb, the state of the placenta, uterus and vagina.
At week 40 of gestation, according to the protocol of sego (Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics), the first fetal monitoring is performed, also known as the reference test for all pregnant women at low risk. It is a simple, easy to perform, non-invasive and safe for mother and fetus. Should not this test in the morning to more accurately measure variables such as fetal heart rate and variability of their promotions or deceleration?
Tracking can be classified as reactive or noncreative. When the test is non-reactive base, you need to enter the enclosure repeat or terminate the pregnancy. If the tests are signs of fetal distress or your baby may begin to suffer from fetal distress, which is introduced to terminate the pregnancy, childbirth or Caesarean realizándote induciéndote well, depending on how difficult it is.
Meanwhile, you reaizaran an analysis to see how it has changed the uterus. If you are too long will leave the hospital to give birth. You will be assigned a work room during the expansion phase of up to 10 cm. At this point, take the birth when the baby will be born room.
If you need to schedule a cesarean because the baby’s head or cross, not dilated neck or cesarean not need pen and take you directly to the delivery room.
Food and nutrition for pregnant women
During week 40 of pregnancy, may feel related to food more often. There is very little to give birth, you can treat yourself. You can always choose healthy snacks like vegetable sticks, fruit, yogurt … before salty snacks or sugary drinks.
However, it is normal to want to eat between meals. Continue five small meals a day. They will help you maintain proper levels of blood sugar and avoid wasting energy that could poducirte somewhat stunned, as the reason for the growth of your uterus and your baby are at a historically high level, it is normal feel more tired and exhausted than usual.
Hydration is essential. Try to drink at least 2 liters of fluid a day of fruit juices, soups, teas and water. Maintaining an optimal level of hydration will help in the later stages of pregnancy to take charge of your health and your baby.
And finally, remember that you are about to give birth and have the strength and energy to deal with the delivery in the best conditions. All nutrients ingested these days not only serve to encourage the development of your baby, but also give you all you need to work in the best conditions. Remember that if you get home delivery, you should eat something before going to the hospital, as is normal in the first expansion of birth lasts about 6 hours on average and in maternity put an enema to empty the contents stomach before delivery.
Curiosities week 40 of pregnancy
Only 4 percent of women in labor on schedule. Overall, 98 percent do so within two weeks before or after. Your baby surely within that 96 percent of babies born to, but over time will have a cesarean because the baby is in the breech or cephalic, know that it is a safe method of birth, although recovery is often more cesarean slower than vaginal birth.
Working hours vary from one woman to another. In primiparous usually lasts 6-8 hours on average, while in multifarious usually lasts 4-6 hours. Working Afro tar confidently without tension or nervousness, it will help a lot to have an uncomplicated delivery and facilitate the birth of your baby. The closeness and support of your partner and your family will be very helpful.
After birth, the baby will receive antibodies through breast milk, whereas previously made through the placenta. Most of the lanugos that protected her skin was gone, though born imbued with vernix caseosa. As was usual before washing and removing the natural protection after birth, it is necessary to keep a few days to a better protection of the baby’s skin.