33 Weeks Pregnant

Discomfort is the major symptom in 33 weeks pregnancy. Navigating your way around will become more challenging at this stage. You may also find it harder to be comfortable when sitting or sleeping. Generally you do not have to be afraid of having sex at this stage. Intercourse during pregnancy is usually fine right up to…

32 Weeks Pregnant

You are in 32 Weeks pregnancy and from now on visit your healthcare practitioner for check-ups every two weeks. To accommodate you and your baby’s growing needs, your blood volume has increased by 40 to 50 percent since you got pregnant. Do not be too alarmed if you experience shortness of breath and heartburn, as your…

31 Weeks Pregnant

From week 31 of pregnancy on, you’re bound to feel a lot of the same symptoms you’ve already been experiencing. Some may get worse, and some may become bearable. Lactating breasts are common at this time, as your body is producing colostrum for your newborn. Nursing pads can easily be tucked into your bra to prevent…

30 Weeks Pregnant

At 30 week pregnancy you feeling a little clumsy and tired. This is perfectly normal due to the weight gain, hormonal changes and your expanding abdomen causing a shift in your centre of gravity. You may be feeling uncomfortable as you gain weight and as pregnancy related pains continue to plague your daily life. Continue…

29 Weeks Pregnant

This is the time during which your baby will be most active. It’s important to monitor kicks and movements at some time in the day to track your baby’s progress in development. Your healthcare practitioner will advise you on how to go about doing this. It is important to also let your healthcare practitioner know if…

28 Weeks Pregnant

You are at 28 Week Pregnancy and welcome to your third trimester!  This period is associated with substantial weight gain. You may experience restless leg syndrome around this time. This condition causes an unpleasant ‘creepy-crawly’ sensation in the lower legs and you will have an urge to move your legs whilst relaxing or sleeping.  Stretching…

27 Weeks Pregnant

You’re in the last week of your second trimester. The annoying symptoms you’ve been having aren’t likely to go away anytime soon, but at least you’ve probably found some ways to deal with them. New pregnancy related symptoms may arise from now on, including muscle cramps in your legs and an aching back from all…

26 Weeks Pregnant

Your 26 weeks pregnant symptoms are mostly discomforts and are steadily getting more uncomfortable as baby grows and your body begins to make changes to get ready for childbirth. Your blood pressure level has been generally low up to now, you may experience a rise during this period. You may also experience pain in your…

25 Weeks Pregnant

Hormonal changes may affect the thickness, colour and texture of your hair. Enjoy it if you do grow full, lustrous locks! The extra hair usually sheds after you have given birth. While you’re still feeling pretty energetic, you’re probably also starting to feel weighed down by your bigger-by-the-day baby. Your 25 weeks pregnant symptoms may…

24 Weeks Pregnant

You may begin to experience what is known as Braxton Hicks contractions. These are due to the uterus tightening from time to time, and may be confused for early labour. However these contractions are irregular and don’t occur in any pattern. You are probably showing quite a lot more, as your uterus has risen to about…