Pregnancy Week by Week
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28 Weeks Pregnant
As you finish your seventh month, you're almost there.
The development of baby
Brain is growing rapidly
The lanugo is starting to disappear from the skin
Weighs about three pounds and measures almost fifteen inches
The development of mom
Might start noticing colostrum from breasts
Increased back pain
Problems with sleeping
What baby is feeling
Baby is still moving and reacting to their outside environment, learning
the sounds of familiar voices and sounds.
What mom is feeling
Mom is starting to get a little anxious to be un-pregnant. She might
be uncomfortable and want to be relieved of her symptoms as well as
meet her little one.
Special needs for the week
If you feel that you need to urinate more frequently, you will want to
do so. While it might seem like a pain to keep going to the bathroom
- this keep you from any infections from holding it in. And a full bladder can also stimulate contractions.
Special concern for the week
Any bleeding or spotting at this point of the pregnancy should be
reported to a doctor. However, it's rarely cause for concern.
Special tip for mom
While you may have already written a birth plan, you will want to start
talking about it with the people that will be present for the birth.
Everyone needs to be on the same page on what to expect.