Here comes the eighth month! This suggests that very soon your long-awaited baby will be born. By this time it has become much more difficult for you to move, to carry any loads. Let's find out together what happens in your body in the eighth month of pregnancy.
The eighth month begins at about the 32nd week of gestation. During this period, you will very quickly "grow", your tummy will grow every day. So now you can feel awkward and very big. This is absolutely normal, because at this time your uterus rises to the ribs, occupying the highest possible position. Now it may seem to you that there is always not enough air, and the child is knocking his legs right under the heart.
No need to compare your tummy with the stomachs of other women who are in the eighth month of pregnancy. Remember, there are no identical tummies, just as there are no identical female figures. The shape and size of the tummy depends on many factors.Watch how your stomach grows, you can with the help of our service of the growth rate of the abdomen.
During this period, your weight continues to increase. Now you have to gain an average of 500 grams per week, if suddenly your weight has increased dramatically by more than a kilogram, consult a doctor. You can monitor the weight gain using our service calculator weight gain.
By the end of the eighth month, that is, by the 36th week of pregnancy, you can gain 8 to 13 kilograms, in this case it will be easy to return to previous weight.
In addition, some future mothers in this period begin to actively grow hair on the skin of the hands, abdomen. This is due to the hormonal background. Do not worry, after giving birth everything will fall into place, the extra hair will disappear.
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During this period, try to get more positive emotions, remember, your baby feels everything, understands, hears. Walk more, you can arrange a day nap for yourself, go to museums and exhibitions, enjoy life. Talk with your child so that he understands that he is already loved and that you are looking forward to his birth.