Week 30 pregnancy symptoms | Signs of week 30 pregnancy | Diet for week 30 pregnant


30 weeks into months is 7 months. Congrats! Having been hearing that you are glowing these days? The compliments are genuine because you are glowing when you are 30 weeks pregnant. Wondering how your baby is? Let's find out:

30 weeks pregnant fetal development:

Your baby is now size of a large cabbage

week 30 baby development

Size of the baby has increased and so is the 30 weeks baby weight. Baby at 30 weeks pregnancy is now the size of a large cabbage. A 30 weeks pregnant baby weight in kg is around 1.3 kgs. The bone marrow is in charge of red blood cell production. The fine hair called lanugo that was covering your baby's body sheds this week. Although baby's bones are hardening, skull bones remain soft to make the delivery possible. The baby's fingernails are growing and 30 weeks pregnant ultrasound might show them grabbing their toes.

Body Changes

A 30 weeks pregnant belly is big enough to block the view of your legs. The baby's head is causing pressure on your bladder which is why you feel like urinating often. Nausea and headaches should ease by now. If not, it might be a sign of a condition called preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is a complication of high blood pressure. Consult a doctor if you are experiencing the symptoms of this condition. Your skin starts itching as the skin stretches. The uterus is pushing against your diaphragm, so you will experience shortness of breath.

Find your due date/Calculating your due date:

Unless you've been tracking your ovulation, for a health practitioner to exactly know when you ovulated and conceived is hard to say. Most women ovulate about two weeks after the first day of their period. So, to calculate a standard timing, most health practitioners calculate the due date from the first day of your last menstrual period.

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30 weeks pregnant symptoms:

Pregnancy SymptomsHere are a few number of common symptoms a woman may notice throughout her Pregnancy Symptoms Week 30.
  1. Shortness of breath
  2. Swollen hands and feet
  3. Constipation and gas
  4. Varicose veins
  5. Abdominal pain
  6. Frequent urination
  7. Foggy memory
  8. Fast-growing nails
  9. Leaky breasts
  10. Fatigue
  11. Restless legs

Tips for You This Week

You can support your body to prepare for pregnancy by following the tips below:

Itchy skin might be troubling you these days. Massage cooling moisturising lotion to relieve the itch. Invest in breast pads to help you with leaky breasts. Get plenty of sleep. Avoid sleeping on your hands and propping your arms up with a pillow at night to relieve carpal tunnel syndrome. Elevate your feet slightly when you sit. Always stand slowly after prolonged sitting or sleeping position as the blood pressure of the body is low at this stage. Try sleeping in a semi-seated position on your left side.

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