Your Pregnancy Week 27


27 Week Pregnant: Pregnancy Calendar

During pregnancy, you will feel anxious and worried about what will happen to you and your baby in these 9 months. Every week of pregnancy bring new bodily changes and we are here to provide you details of 27 week pregnant and you can get a lot of information about what to expect in every week of pregnancy. Here is a guide to your pregnancy journey.

Baby Development in 27 Week 

The weight of your baby is nearly 875g and baby’s body probably measures about 36.6cm. Your baby can open eyes now but baby may blink if see a bright light coming from belly of mother. The eye movements will become rapid. Baby has started breathing in amniotic fluid more actively which prepare baby’s lungs for birth. In the coming weeks, you will start noticing the pattern of your baby movements.

Diet

    • You should  keep on adding many essential nutrients throughout the time of your pregnancy. Not all fats are harmful to health. Omega-3 fatty acids are one of important fats because:

      • It fights inflammation and reduces blood pressure.
      • It only increases good kind cholesterol while lowering bad one.
      • It will help to sustain health of growing heart of your baby, immune system, brain and eyes.

      Sources of omega-3 fatty acids are salmon, trout, cod and walnuts etc.

      Exercise

Working out while you are pregnant has lots of benefits for both mother and baby. The baby enjoys a fitter heart and a boost in brain health. It also helps to recover quickly after delivery. The women who exercise regularly in pregnancy have lesser back pain and more energy. But before practicing any exercise, make sure that you have discussed and shared your routine with your healthcare provider. If he/ she say yes then you can continue the same exercises throughout pregnancy.

Precautions

Follow the tips to stay safe in second trimester of your pregnancy:

  • Stays hydrated and drink lots of water.
  • It is good for you to adjust your exercise routine. Some women in 2nd trimester may suffer from problem of congestion but it’s good to keep a check on medications that you are taking to relieve from such problems.
  • Do not miss your antenatal appointments.
  • Your doctor will suggest you genetic testing in order to check that where your baby is at risk.