“When I come down from the mountain, I feel like I can battle in the valley again.”
29 Weeks Pregnant
As you finish your 28 weeks of pregnancy your doctor visits now become more frequent to see if your baby is in good health. Continue to eat enough and proper and you head towards the end of your pregnancy. Know more on how you can best handle your pregnancy in our short guide book about pregnancy.
Changes in Your Body at Week 29
The hormones in your body make your skin itchy, dry and flaky. So keep it well moisturized. But if the skin rashes are severe then do show it to your doctor. Especially now that you will soon enter your 30th week of pregnancy and the end is nearing.
The aches and pains and mood swings continue to plague you. but hand in there. And try out methods to calm down your nerves.
Your Baby’s Development at Week 29
The baby is now kicking quite hard. Sometimes these kicks will even take your breath away. It can also cause pelvic and rib pain and also unintentional urine loss. This will slowly reduce in the coming weeks though – as the baby grows it has lesser space to move around. and kick.
The brains, lungs, muscles and the hearing continue to improve and develop this week.
Week 29 Tips and Advice
As the baby creates more blood of its own, your iron levels may decrease. So it is important for you to take the right amount of prenatal iron tablets as this is necessary to replenish your red blood cell count. In this context you may be asked to do a blood test for anemia s well.
As your baby grows and consumes most of the nutrients you will notice that your hunger pangs increase. While you should eat, do keep a watch on what you eat.
Know more about how you can cope with the labour pain and all the methods available for it. Speak to your doctor in case of any doubts.
Avoid seeping on your back and instead lie on your side. This improves the blood circulation to the baby inside you.
Week 29 Fun
Use this time to assemble all the baby gear that you will need. Once the child arrives and you are sleep deprived you won’t be in the mood to choose the cribs and strollers. Also become more hands on with the battery operated gadgets like the swings and the mobiles that your child will need.
Start making a list of all those who want to help out after the child is born. After birth you will be too overwhelmed to remember who all had volunteered to help out. Ask a close family member to call all these people and set up a schedule as to who should be present at what time and at what day of the week.
Did you feel your baby’s sharp kick this week? What is painful? Join our due date club here and share your thoughts with other mums-to-be.
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Week 29 Have a Laugh
One day a co-worker told one of my male friends that she was going home early because she didn’t feel well. Since my friend was just getting over something himself, he wished her well and said he hoped it wasn’t something he had given her. With a smile I told him, “I hope not. She has morning sickness.”
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Paying the Tax
A businessman on his deathbed called his friend and said, “Bill, I want you to promise me that when I die you will have my remains cremated.”
“And what,” his friend asked, “do you want me to do with your ashes?”
The businessman said, “Just put them in an envelope and mail them to the Internal Revenue Service. Write on the envelope, “Now, you have everything.” continue reading...