Week 28 Of Pregnancy
- Q What are common problems that may occur during week 28 of pregnancy?
During week 28, many pregnant women have a problem called restless leg syndrome (RLS). RLS usually happens at night and feels like an agitated sensation in the legs that makes you want to get up and move around. RLS can usually be eased by decreasing... Full Answer
- Q What should I eat during week 28 of pregnancy?
Typically during pregnancy, you want to add only about 300 extra calories a day - totaling about 2,500 calories daily. However, if you have high blood pressure that could lead to preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, edema, or anemia, your doctor may put... Full Answer
- Q What will I look like during week 28 of pregnancy?
During the last trimester, most women gain an average of about 11 pounds. Therefore, you might feel a little heavier as you move through week 28. Because of this weight gain, you may experience swelling in your legs and feel awkward when moving around. Full Answer
- Q How will I feel during week 28 of my pregnancy?
During week 28, as you enter the last trimester of pregnancy, you'll begin to realize that your delivery date is fast approaching! Typically, women put on about 11 pounds over this last trimester so you may feel that extra weight. Additionally,... Full Answer
- Q What changes will I experience during week 28 of pregnancy?
During week 28 of pregnancy, some women begin to experience restless leg syndrome (RLS). RLS mostly affects you while you are sleeping and feels like a fidgety feeling in your legs, which causes you to move around a lot. Decreasing your caffeine intake... Full Answer
- Q What is the size of my baby during week 28 of pregnancy?
During week 28 of pregnancy, the length of your child may reach close to fifteen inches. Your baby will probably weigh around two and a quarter pounds in this first week of the last trimester. Expect that your child's growth will speed up in the coming... Full Answer
- Q How is my baby growing and developing during week 28 of pregnancy?
At 28 weeks of pregnancy - the first week of the last trimester - your child is continuing to develop their brain. Your child may be growing eyelashes and blinking their eyes right now. At this point in the pregnancy, your child has a good chance of... Full Answer
- Q How should I prepare for my baby's birth during week 28 of pregnancy?
You may want to consider getting tested for different communicable diseases that could affect your child during week 28 of pregnancy. You should continue to maintain a healthy diet and exercise program. However, your exercise routine may have to be... Full Answer
- Q Are there warning signs to look for during week 28 of pregnancy?
During this time, watch out for certain risk factors and complications like gestational diabetes, preeclampsia, anemia, and pre-term labor. In addition to all of these complications, there are certain warning signs that require medical attention.These... Full Answer
- Q What should I discuss with my doctor during week 28 of pregnancy?
At this point in your pregnancy, your doctor may begin testing for certain communicable diseases that could affect your baby. These tests commonly look for HIV, syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and Rh status. As well as discussing your baby's development... Full Answer