27 Weeks Pregnant
Since fertilization has occurred, it has been 25 weeks, is the seventh lunar month of pregnancy. The fruit is actively growing and developing, the termination of pregnancy on term of 27 weeks - longer miscarriage and premature birth, and the fruit has a lot of chance of survival if it reached the gestational age of 27 weeks.
Changes in the fetus
Holding ultrasound at 27 weeks of pregnancy to evaluate how to grow and develop future baby. The size of the fetus at 27 weeks' gestation in normal length reaches 36 cm, its weight average of about 900
Accelerating growth in this period is largely due to the active fetal pituitary growth hormone - somatotropin. In addition, high activity and other endocrine glands which are responsible for growth, such as the thyroid gland. With the activation of its own endocrine system of the fetus is 27 weeks pregnant is becoming less dependent on the hormonal status of the mother, which is manifested, in particular, and improving the health of women in this period.
In general, all the organs and systems of a child formed, is their maturation and improvement. The most significant changes occur in the respiratory system - it improves with each passing week, more and more. At 27 weeks of pregnancy are actively formed lung alveoli - breathing sacs that form the basis of the lung tissue. It continues to accumulate a surfactant - a substance that helps easily dealt after the first breath and do not subside. Its content in the lung tissue of 27 weeks of pregnancy may already be sufficient for spontaneous breathing of a newborn baby.
Improving the immune system of the fetus, without which the proper functioning of the baby is almost impossible to fight infections. According to statistics, namely infections are a major cause of death in preterm infants in the first days after birth.
Appearance and size of the fetus at 27 weeks' gestation, more close to a newborn, it becomes appealing. The future baby shaped eyes and their appendages (eyelashes, eyebrows, eyelids), ears, nose and mouth. On US 27 weeks of pregnancy, you can learn the sex of the fetus - of its external genitals already formed.
Changes in women 27 weeks' gestation
Stomach 27 week of pregnancy increased in size due to the growth of the uterus, it is determined by the bottom 27 cm above the womb, or 6 - 7 cm above the navel. Women already difficult to sleep in the supine position, as the uterus in the abdomen by 27 weeks of pregnancy can compress the inferior vena cava, which hinders the return of blood from the legs to the heart. For a more comfortable sleep is recommended to go to sleep on your left side. On this term discomfort can also cause heartburn, nausea, bloating, shortness of breath, and sleep disorders.
A pretty good feel of their baby, determines which way he turned, where his head or legs. Fruit is actively moving its motion felt as tremors or light tangential motion, depending on the applied force. Quick and strong movement of the future baby may cause pain by 27 weeks of pregnancy in the abdomen.
Dangerous for women is the feeling when the stomach as it hardens. Cheerleaders expectant mother should spotting 27 weeks of pregnancy from the vagina. This is a dangerous sign, even in the absence of pain at 27 weeks of gestation. The cause of the blood may be placental abruption, low its attachment to the uterine wall or starting premature labor.
Normally, release 27 weeks pregnant clear or whitish, odorless. In the case of pathology changes in the consistency of curdled, flake bubbling. When too abundant selection can be suspected leakage of amniotic fluid.
A survey of 27 weeks of pregnancy
Seeing a doctor in the second half of pregnancy becomes even more important. A woman visits the gynecologist at least 1 time in 2 weeks, more often if necessary. The requirements in the planned US by 27 weeks of gestation there is a survey administered in the case of some trouble or if it failed to hold on to an earlier period. Urinalysis before visiting a doctor is still relevant - it eliminates preeclampsia or accession infection.