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26 Weeks Pregnant

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26 Weeks Pregnant

As you finish 25 weeks of begin pregnant and draw closer to the end of your second trimester, your mood swings and exhaustion continues. It is normal so don’t worry too much and try and remain as calm as you can. Know more on how to handle your would-be motherhood better in our pregnancy guide.

Changes in Your Body at Week 26 Pregnancy

At 26 weeks of pregnancy the Braxton Hicks contractions would have become fairly more frequent by now. These feel like menstrual cramps. The way to ease yourself is to rest as much as is possible.

Your back pain might increase due to the increase in your and the baby’s weight.

Your Baby’s Development at Week 26 Pregnancy

The baby’s body now grows more than its head and so it looks more and more like a new born.

The baby’s eyelids which have remained shut till now, slowly begin to open out and she begins to blink on her own. The eyes are little blue now but the colour changes just after birth.

As the lungs keep growing and the nostrils open out, it gives the little one the prqctice it needs on how to breathe.

If you are having a boy then his testicles will move into his scrotum during this week.

At 26 weeks of pregnancy the baby’s brain cells are fast developing. So it can now understand and remember. The baby can hear you and actually moves to a rhythm when you speak. Studies have shown that even after birth a baby remembers a music that has been played to her in the womb.

Week 26 Pregnancy Tips and Advice

Don’t weight yourself everyday to know how much you have put on. This is because you will notice fluctuations. This happens due to the water retention in the body. Just continue to healthy.

Headaches and pains are pretty frequent now and into the 27th week of your pregnancy as well. So do take adequate rest.

Varicose veins in your legs and feet can give you a lot of pain. Wear support stockings or tights to ease off the discomfort a little.

Week 26 Fun

Purchase a home fetal Doppler or fetoscope. Hearing the baby’s heartbeats at home will increase your bonding with your child.

At 26 weeks of pregnancy a baby can distinguish between yours and her father’s voice. So have your husband talk to the little one regularly. She will recognize this voice after birth too.

What does it feel like to see your child during ultrasounds? What emotions run through you when you hear the sounds of the little ones heart beats? Join our due date club here and share your thoughts with other mums-to-be.

Week 26 Pregnancy Articles - Coming Soon!!!

 

Week 26 Pregnancy Discussions

Week 26 Have a Laugh

“Hey I am pregnant!” The wife said with a smile as she stood on the weighing scale. “I  can’t see my toes anymore.”

“You mean to say five pregnancy tests, two ultrasounds hearing the heartbeats and three months of nausea didn’t convince you and your toes do?” The husband said desperately trying not to laugh.

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A friend who lives far away might call or email you today. Your friend may be planning to visit your area and want to get together with you. This should make you very happy, although at first you may worry that job responsibilities will interfere. You can work around it. Mark the date of your friend’s arrival on your calendar and look forward to it. Enjoy your day!

Although you’ve been feeling especially strong physically over the past few days, today you might feel a little under the weather. You could even experience some giddiness. This is nothing to worry about, but you should try to take it easy. Don’t exercise if you don’t feel up to it. Get some rest. Even if you have to postpone some chores, you’ll be better off in the long run.

You will face a day of some conflict today. Nevertheless, the discord will prove quite useful. This is probably one of the best opportunities in recent weeks to become aware of some family matters. These matters may have been occurring behind your back for some time now. News about a bit of past personal history could surprise you, and perhaps even upset you for a short time.

Contact with others in your neighbourhood brings good news your way. Phone calls, emails, or time spent in the car could result in some kind of financial advancement. You feel especially focused right now, and your intellect and emotions are in accord with what you need to do to accomplish your goals. Your physical energy and enthusiasm are strong, as is your determination. Go for the gold.

Group activities might prove especially intellectually and emotionally gratifying at this time. Relationships with old friends grow stronger, and new friends may also come onto the scene. Among them might be people in your profession. Through them you might learn of new opportunities to advance your career. Expect an inspiring story of some kind to move you to tears. Don’t fight it.

Keep yourself open to all the possibilities that the day brings. You’ll be surprised at the incredible opportunities that come your way when you stop judging people and their actions. This is a time to be social and humorous. Keep things light, and remember to always have a healthy perspective on any situation. Words will go a long way today, so make sure to use them with great care.

You may encounter forces that challenge you to defend what you’re doing. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It may be time to make a course correction. If you’re doing something that no longer nurtures your spirit, now is the time to move in a new direction.

You have become quite a wanderer today! Even while working, your mind will roam from one thing to another. It’s best to focus your energy on important issues and try to work harder since it could improve your life. Stimulate your mind and feel free to join a class if your instinct is pointing in that direction. Keep a positive attitude and an unbiased mind if you really want to move forward.

Today you might wake up feeling that you can move mountains – and this might be exactly what you set out to do, figuratively speaking. Your physical energy, enthusiasm, and self-confidence are very high. Your own and others’ creative projects could take up a lot of your time. If you’re coaching or helping others, however, avoid the temptation to take over the project.

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