27 Weeks of Gestation

Your 27th week begins

KEY INFORMATION BOX:
  1. At 27 weeks of gestation he is already very big and mom and dad can even be frightened by the size and how much he has grown since the last ultrasound.
  2. The uterine space is becoming more and more tight and the baby can be accommodated in different positions such as on its side, sitting or already turned upside down.
  3. It is quite natural that at 27 weeks of gestation, the baby will make repetitive movements inside the belly or better known as the hiccup.
  4. The stomach is compressed and resized, so eating becomes more and more complicated, every little bit fills the capacity.
  5. At 27 weeks of gestation, the appearance of varicose veins, hemorrhoids and many leg cramps is very common .

MORE INFORMATION ON 27 WEEKS OF GESTATION

At 27 weeks of gestation he is already very big and mom and dad can even be frightened by the size and how much he has grown since the last ultrasound , in fact, it is the ideal time to do the 4D ultrasound. It measures about 38 cm and weighs about 1 kg! It grows fast and clearly! The baby’s fetal development is practically complete, now he just needs to mature and gain weight for birth.

Baby’s Position in the Womb

In the 27 weeks of pregnancy, the uterine space is increasingly tight and the baby can be accommodated in various positions such as on its side, sitting or already turned upside down. However, this is not a cause for concern, since by the end of the pregnancy he may turn several times .

Her skin is well wrinkled and still has a very thin appearance compared to the chubby baby that must be born. With 27 weeks of gestation the accumulation of fat under the skin now happens in an accelerated way until the day of birth.

Hiccupping Baby

It is quite natural that at 27 weeks of gestation, the baby will make repetitive movements inside the belly or better known as the hiccup. Even though he isn’t breathing air yet, but amniotic fluid, he can have sessions of hiccups throughout the day. These sections last a short time, do not be alarmed this is absolutely normal as it is just a workout of your diaphragm .

Your brain at 27 weeks of gestation is well developed and very active by the way. The brain appearance with grooves on the surface begins to become more evident and more brain tissue begins to develop. All the sensory connections in the brain are already connected and activated. The baby is able to dream already at this stage of development!

How is Mom Feeling …

Mom, did you know that organs are reorganized within our body during pregnancy? Yes, to make room for the growth of the uterus, stomach, intestines, kidneys and even the heart undergo changes within the body . They need to work double even if they are pressed against the back or the rib. The organs most required during pregnancy are the lungs and the heart, as they have to provide double oxygenation for mom and baby. That is why it is so difficult to breathe in pregnancy, the body is working at its limit and each time with less space.

Changes in Women

The stomach is compressed and resized, so eating becomes more and more complicated, every little bit fills the capacity. The kidneys dilate and any pre-existing stone gives a sign of life, so it is very common to have a kidney stone during pregnancy. The skin and hair can also look different, in some women they look better and in others they can get drier or more oily. It all depends on how the body reacts with the hormonal change.

With 27 weeks of gestation, the appearance of varicose veins, hemorrhoids and many cramps in the legs is very common , talk to your obstetrician how to avoid, reduce or soften the symptoms. There are some socks suitable for pregnant women that help in this period, in addition to rest and plenty of hydration.

External factors…

The most anticipated day is getting closer and the anxiety getting stronger. Have you already arranged all the trousseau? And your maternity bag? Take the opportunity to get a list of what is needed with the hospital you chose and leave everything organized so that in the day you don’t forget any details. Maternity hospitals provide a list of what you need to take with you and your baby.

27 weeks is how many months of pregnancy?

At 27 weeks the pregnant woman is at the beginning of the 7th month of pregnancy.

Dr. Alexis Hart
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My name is Dr. Alexis Hart I am 38 years old, I am the mother of 3 beautiful children! Different ages, different phases 16 years, 12 years and 7 years. In love with motherhood since always, I found it difficult to make my dreams come true, and also some more after I was already a mother.

Since I imagined myself as a mother, in my thoughts everything seemed to be much easier and simpler than it really was, I expected to get pregnant as soon as I wished, but it wasn’t that simple. The first pregnancy was smooth, but my daughter’s birth was very troubled. Joana was born in 2002 with a weight of 2930kg and 45cm, from a very peaceful cesarean delivery but she had already been born with congenital pneumonia due to a broken bag not treated with antibiotics even before delivery.

Dr. Alexis Hart

My name is Dr. Alexis Hart I am 38 years old, I am the mother of 3 beautiful children! Different ages, different phases 16 years, 12 years and 7 years. In love with motherhood since always, I found it difficult to make my dreams come true, and also some more after I was already a mother.Since I imagined myself as a mother, in my thoughts everything seemed to be much easier and simpler than it really was, I expected to get pregnant as soon as I wished, but it wasn’t that simple. The first pregnancy was smooth, but my daughter’s birth was very troubled. Joana was born in 2002 with a weight of 2930kg and 45cm, from a very peaceful cesarean delivery but she had already been born with congenital pneumonia due to a broken bag not treated with antibiotics even before delivery.

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