Pregnancy Week – 25
Once you have reached the 25th week of your pregnancy, you are close to the end of another trimester. Time is literally flying. You are now 5 months 2 week pregnant. Your baby is growing smoothly but she still needs some time to come out.
Once you have reached the 25th week of your pregnancy, you are close to the end of another trimester. Time is literally flying. You are now 5 months 2 week pregnant. Your baby is growing smoothly but she still needs some time to come out. You may experience a lot of changes in you and your baby in this week. So, pre-register for delivery and fill all the admissions paperwork so that you don’t have to get it done at the time of labour.
How big is your 25 week baby?
Your baby now weighs 660gms and is around 34.6cm in height. He is same as a swede. He now has a chubbier appearance and his wrinkled skin is getting smoother. Now, he is going to look like a new born. His scalp hair is growing and the senses are constantly becoming more sophisticated. Along with other changes which come to your body, weight gain is making them ready to come out of your belly.
Pregnancy belly week 25
Till week 25, your uterus has reached the size of a football. You have gained around 7 to 8 kgs or 11 to 18kgs if you have twins. A lot of women gain more water weight at this time. Till the time your weight is normal, these changes are normal. Fetal movement has become noticeable. Remember, regular movement is a sign of a healthy baby.
Pregnancy symptoms week 25
Some women get more tired during this phase. As the belly has grown bigger and is constantly weighing down, so it makes sense. Some of the symptoms of week 25 pregnancy comprise of:
- RSL: (Restless Leg Syndrome) may bring a constant tingling and crawling sensation to your legs. However, with mild exercising, consumption of supplements and warm bath before bed, you can control it.
- Thicker hair: Because of hormone changes, you may experience hair loss.
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Some of the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include hormone changes, hypersensitive nerves, glucose level changes. They may cause temporary numbness, but it doesn’t need any treatment.
- Indigestion: As the baby puts pressure on your digestive tract, you may have heartburn or indigestion.
- Piles: The pressure on your pelvic veins may lead to haemorrhoids.
- Some other symptoms include rise in glucose level, frequent urination, UTI, trouble in sleeping, Braxton Hicks contractions etc.
Pregnancy ultrasound week 25
You possibly will not have an ultrasound in this week, unless the doctor has kept you under close monitoring. Now your fetus is learning the up and down. Your baby has grown fatter than before and with more hair.
Pregnancy lifestyle week 25
- Boost your health diet: Keep your fiber intake high and consume plenty of fruits, nuts, seeds and vegetables.
- Go for mild exercising. Avoid opting for excessive weight lifting, but apart from that you can do your regular exercises. And do not work out if you are very tired or short of breath
- Drink lots and lots of water to avoid problems of dehydration, bloating and piles.
- Moisturize your stretch marks so that you don’t have an itchy skin.
- Sex is safe all through your pregnancy period till the time you are going for delivery.
Pregnancy checklist week 25
- Look out for UTI infections and go for a glucose screening test.
- Plan your maternity leave.
- Stay active and get help for your mental well-being
· Seek appointment of your midwife or doctor.
You are soon going to complete your third trimester which means you should be physically, mentally and environmentally be ready for your child. Be cautious about any leakages and fluid discharge from your vagina.