32 Weeks Pregnant

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KEY INFORMATION BOX:
  1. At 32 weeks of gestation he is now officially entering the 8th month. Your baby measures about 42.4 cm and weighs around 1,700 grams.
  2. At this stage of 32 weeks of pregnancy, the baby who already has his eyes open and moves towards the light, already blinks his eyes normally and can identify voices and sounds from the outside of the belly.
  3. The vernix is ​​in full swing to cover the baby’s fine and delicate skin. This layer is a kind of natural fat to protect the baby’s skin from amniotic fluid.
  4. In this phase of 32 weeks of gestation, the pregnant woman tends to gain more weight and it is more than common to gain more than expected.
  5. They seem like endless days, tiredness is plastered on his face even by the lack of position to sleep.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT 32 WEEKS OF GESTATION

And the old question: how many months is 32 weeks? At 32 weeks of gestation he is now officially entering the 8th month . Your baby  measures about 42.4 cm and weighs around 1700 grams , as his fetal development is fast! By ultrasound it is possible to see your hair, if it is long at this stage. The mother can have grade 1 or 2 , but she can still continue to feed the baby very well, without problems. Your baby kicks and makes the biggest party in mom’s belly, so enjoy it, because each moment is unique and goes by so fast …

Baby Development

At this stage of 32 weeks of pregnancy, the baby who already has his eyes open and moves towards the light, already blinks his eyes normally and can identify voices and sounds from the outside of the belly, being his direct contact with the world here outside. Your brain is visibly well formed and your bones are already stiff as they should be.

The amniotic fluid that continues to be swallowed by the baby, continues passing through the stomach and forming meconium in the intestine that will be the baby’s first feces when it is born. With 32 weeks, your space inside the belly is getting tighter and your movements start to decrease, so don’t worry about that, it’s totally normal from this stage of pregnancy.

At 32 weeks the vernix is ​​in full swing to cover the baby’s fine and delicate skin. This layer is a kind of natural fat to protect the baby’s skin from amniotic fluid . It can be easily identified after birth, as it is the white layer that the baby carries at birth.

If your little baby is a boy , at 32 weeks his small testicles have already descended or are about to descend into the scrotum. But there are also cases where the baby is born and one of the testicles has not positioned itself properly, but it is not a cause for concern. In a matter of time he will go to the right place!

If the baby is born at 32 weeks, he has a good chance of surviving without the help of breathing apparatus, but still life inside the womb is very important for him to gain enough weight until birth and his respiratory system is matured enough to be able to breathe. no difficulty.

How is Mom Feeling …

In this phase of 32 weeks of pregnancy, the pregnant woman tends to gain more weight and it is more than common to
gain more than expected, that is, 1 kg, because the baby’s fetal development is more for weight gain than for development in fact.

With 32 weeks now, training contractions are also more evident, the famous contractions of Braxton Hicks , where the belly hardens, but there is no intense pain as in labor. It is the womb preparing for delivery itself and it is perfectly normal and much more common than you might think. The uterine height should be about 29 to 33 cm, it will depend on the size of the baby and the percentage of growth.

Mommy Care

Your legs and feet are getting more and more swollen and this is very common in recent weeks, especially now at 32 weeks. So drink a lot of fluids and avoid very salty foods and very tight clothing and shoes. Your belly button will be more and more prominent and can be noticed even by the clothes that mark. But don’t be alarmed, as it will return to its previous shape after the baby’s birth is just a matter of days.

In this final stretch, it is possible that you are gaining weight up to half a kilo per week and this corresponds to the baby’s weight gain. Ensure that his diet is adequate and healthy so that he is receiving the proper nutrients to strengthen and develop properly. Enjoy and wash all the baby clothes and also fix the last details, now with 32 weeks left to meet the greatest love in the world!

External factors…

When reaching 32 weeks the days seem endless, the fatigue is plastered on his face even by the lack of position to sleep. Cramps that are in preparation for labor begin to become uncomfortable and it seems that everything starts to irritate at this stage. Know that practicing walking helps in labor and you can do this step even to reduce discomfort and prepare for the long awaited day.

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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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