30 Weeks Pregnancy
In the 30 weeks pregnancy period, the baby’s height is about 40 cm and weight is around 1.3 kilograms. Concentration of the weight gained in this period may cause the center of gravity of the body to shift. Under these conditions, it is very normal for pregnant women to feel a little derailed and losing their homeostatics during these weeks. In addition to these, hormonal changes during this period may cause expectant mothers to feel this way. With an overview, expectant mothers are likely to feel tired during the 30 weeks pregnancy period. Especially for pregnant women who have insomnia problems during this period, the best thing to do is to rest well and try to get a quality sleep. These days, the baby’s height will be around 40 cm and weight around 1.3 kg. However, after these days, an acceleration will be observed in the development of the baby. After that, each week the baby will add more than approximately 200 grams of weight to baby’s own weight. This fat mass created by the baby will help the baby to maintain its own body temperature both now and after birth. In addition, the baby will use this fat layer for energy after birth. During this period, the extra pounds that the baby adds to baby’s own mass will enable to grow. For this reason, the feeling you will feel in your stomach will decrease with the baby kicking your tummy and occasional turns compared to the past. However, if these physical interventions by the baby on you decrease too much, it is useful to consult your doctor.
Baby at 30 Weeks Pregnancy
The brain is now participating in this mass increase momentum of the baby. After this week, the baby’s brain development will be completed day by day. Nowadays, the baby’s brain surface is still smooth and curved. However, in the following days, the brain folds, where the baby’s future decisions take place, will begin to take shape. Approximately 4 months before these days, the hair layer called lanugo, which the baby has created to protect itself from temperature changes, will begin to disappear gradually. Because the baby will no longer need this fur precursor with the increase in fat storage. However, when the baby is born, it is possible to see the few remaining hairs from this layer on baby’s back and shoulders. At the same time, the baby’s skin will become more and more smooth these days. It makes one of the major changes that are important for the baby to live on his own at 30 weeks. The baby has developed the ability to form red blood cells with their own bones. Before this week, it produced red blood cells with the help of some tissues of the baby first and then the spleen. In addition, the baby has nearly completed his own digestive and excretory system. While doing all these, the baby is probably in the fetal position, which is the most comfortable position in the womb. When viewed on ultrasound, the baby will appear to be comfortably curled up in the mother’s belly. While doing this, many babies prefer to lie down in a head-down position. The baby is ready to come out of the mother’s womb, but with that comfortably lying down, get ready for the appearance of never wanting to go out.
Changes in 30 Weeks of Pregnancy
As of the 30th week, expectant mothers have entered the weeks when the physical burden of pregnancy increases with the growth of the baby’s mother’s womb. When the mother’s womb is examined during this period, it is about the size of a watermelon. This situation is likely to cause some changes in the lives of expectant mothers. For example, when you lie on the floor or on the bed, standing up will not be as easy as before. It is possible that you may not be able to perform some movements as a result of both the increase in waist circumference and the decrease in abdominal muscle mass. However, this period gives mothers-to-be magical power. If something has fallen to the ground, someone will surely pick it up for you, or if there is a job you need to bend over, someone will do it for you immediately. During this period, when you do long-term physical activity from time to time, it is normal to be out of breath and experience sweating from time to time. Even if you do not engage in an activity that will force you physically, you may experience sweating in the feet and legs. However, it is important to know that all this is temporary and that you stay calm. The baby grows fast. As the baby grows inside, it will shape its own location and from time to time your uterus will put pressure on your diaphragm. This is the main cause of my breathing problems that you will experience occasionally. During this period, you are likely to experience unexpected changes in your daily activities. Therefore, when you are faced with a challenge, it will help you to try to stay calm and rational.