Congratulations! You have entered the 32nd week of pregnancy. Your baby can now visualize things with his five senses developed. He can see many dreams and it might be possible that you can sense what he is visualizing or dreaming. There is a very strong bond between a mother and her baby which is unique and different from the other bonds. For the matter of fact, you may not have enough words to explain this beautiful bond. One of the fetus facts is that the baby will have a high chance of surviving if he is delivered in this week. You are 32 weeks pregnant.
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32 Weeks Pregnant
- Length: 42.4 centimeter
- Weight: 1702 grams
- The respiratory system is under consideration for this week. He is practicing breathing so that he can breathe properly after his birth.
- At this stage, he has taken his birth position i.e. in the head down position. It means he has positioned himself in a way that his head is at the cervix from which he would be ejected out of your body.
Symptoms – 32 weeks pregnant
This is a new pregnancy symptom. You will notice that your nipples have grown darker. There is no scientific reason for such change. Although, it is believed that the nipples turn dark so that your baby can detect them during breastfeeding.
Heartburns or epigastric pains
There are chances that you are may have such pains. Have a look at your diet and replan the same very carefully. You should have a word with your doctor in case you have to take any type antacids. Antacids are that pharmaceutical inorganic agents which are prepared and used to provide relief from an increase in the level of HCl in the stomach.
You may notice that there is an increase in vaginal discharge. This prevents infections in the vagina. Also, the discharge will be like a watery liquid. In case, your discharge contains more of water than the normal discharge then it might be possible that the water may have broken resulting in a slow leak.
Your breasts may have been producing colostrum which is a thick yellow fluid and your breasts may have grown bigger in size.
Changes in your body
In your body, you will be carrying half of your baby’s weight while the other half is due to fluid retention in your body. But if you are pregnant with twins then you may be feeling more weighed. During this week, your baby is trying to get into position in which he is going to be delivered.
Ultrasound – 32 weeks pregnant
- If you have diabetes or high blood pressure, your doctor can ask you for regular ultrasound tests.
- Ultrasound in this week is performed so as to check whether your baby is growing properly or not.
- Babies change position very frequently during the pregnancy. During week 32, they try to get adjusted to their final position i.e. the head down position in which they will be born.
- When your baby will enter this magical world, he will need plenty of fat tissue to keep him warm. And for the fat development is going on.
Diet plan for the week
It isn’t okay if you skip any meal as you and your baby require a regular supply of energy. Also, having an empty stomach for a long duration may result in heartburn or epigastric pain. Make sure that you drink plenty of water. It will provide you with all the fluids which you have lost through sweat.
You can have a variety of healthy and refreshing drinks such as coconut water, lime water, aam panna, and lassi. Take juicy fruits such as watermelon, pomegranate or pineapple which can act as a cooling side dish and can help you remain calm.
You can try out snacks such as fruit chat which will keep you healthy as well as provide you with all essential substances for your little one’s growth and development.
What type of food you are taking is very important because your food will decide your mood and your mood has its effect on the headaches. So it’s all about the foodstuff which you have. But it doesn’t imply that you can have junk food items. Stay healthy, fit and fine and work upon having a healthy diet and life!
Things to ponder about
Now you should decide whether you want to continue with your career or look after your little one growing up. It should be your decision whether to hire a nanny or to look after your little piece of love yourself. You may have thoughts on either side. Share the same with your family. Compile their views. And discuss the same with your husband.
You need to pay your attention to
- Practice a hospital run.
- Visit your doctor every two weeks.
- Plan your diet well. Include fruits in your diet.
The development of the senses of your baby is complete by now. It can be possible that he conveys his thoughts through his dreams. Try to think about good things so that his dreams are also good. Eat healthily and stay healthy!
“Enjoy your Path to Mom. Relish every moment!”
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