During 26 week pregnancy your BP will look slightly increased due to increasing weight and some mental stress. It can be controlled without being disturbed.
Twenty Sixth Week of Pregnancy

Twenty Sixth (26th) Week of Pregnancy

As you approach the twenty-sixth week of pregnancy or near the end of the second trimester, you may feel very good one day and have some difficulty the next day. But it is normal to happen due to many changes occurring within your body.

At this time doctors will prescribe your screening test for anemia, gestational diabetes and RhoGAM injection. These injections are given to women whose mothers have a blood type Rh negative to protect them from Rh allergies and antibodies to Rh positive blood type in the child.

In the 26th week of pregnancy, you will feel that your sleep has started flying again. The discomfort of the movement of the child, the body especially the increased weight of the stomach, will be bothering you. Well try to remain calm because in the coming days you will not be able to sleep anyway. Your little guest will make you sleep the night. See what are your symptoms at this time.
  1. Body changes in week 26 of pregnancy
  2. Baby development in 26th week of pregnancy
  3. Ultrasound of 26 weeks pregnancy
  4. Tips for 26 weeks pregnancy
  5. Diet for 26th week of pregnancy

Body changes in week 26 of pregnancy

By this week, you will experience more and more Braxton Hicks contractions that feel like menstrual cramps and are caused by stress in the uterus. You may have to go for frequent urination and feel more comfortable lying down. Many women begin to have pain under the ribs due to the baby's kick and uterine stretch. To relieve this pain, try to change your lying-in position. You may feel more back pain due to your increased weight. You should increase your weight by about 9-10 kg in this phase. There is no need to measure weight more than once daily or once a day because now your weight fluctuations are the result of water retention.

Baby development in 26th week of pregnancy

Your child is growing very slowly at this point. Gets about 900 grams in weight and 14 inches in length. During the 26th week, the baby's eyelids (which were still closed) begin to open and blink automatically. His eyes are blue, but his color often changes after birth. His eyes develop almost completely but he still seems very lean. Fat definitely begins to accumulate under the skin. The baby's heart starts pumping blood. Blood vessels are developing in the lungs and the blood circulation system starts functioning properly. The umbilical cord starts getting stronger and thicker than before and provides all the necessary nutrients to your baby. If the baby growing in your womb is a boy, during this week, his testicles will go into the scrotum.

Ultrasound of 26 weeks pregnancy

This week's ultrasound test shows the baby's nose and mouth closely. The child will look like a newborn baby in this image.

Tips for 26 weeks pregnancy

If you are in severe pain, contact your doctor immediately and try to relax as much as possible. The head, legs and paws, pelvis, back and chest, etc. will all feel pain. Drinking plenty of fluids and exercising can help with uncomfortable pregnancy symptoms such as dehydration, fatigue, constipation, dizziness, and bloating. Hearing the child's activities and heartbeat makes you a deep relation with your child before birth. So instead of listening to them alone, tell them to your husband.

Diet for 26th week of pregnancy

The eating of the 26th week of pregnancy is similar to the 25th week. At this time you need all kinds of nutrition for your and your child's health. In order to consume more nutrients, it is necessary to increase the amount of foods rich in them in your diet. Calcium is a very important nutrient for the development of baby bones and teeth.
  • Eat dairy products, spinach and green beans etc. for calcium.
  • Vitamin D, the absorption of calcium from foods, is a very important vitamin. For this, you can consume eggs and milk. Also, most vitamin D is obtained from sunlight. Definitely get out in the sun for a while.
  • In addition to water, drink beverages like lassi, buttermilk etc.
  • Calcium can also be obtained from pulses, rajma, almonds, walnuts and figs etc.
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Child development

Your child's size will be around 14 inches at this time. It will weigh about 900 grams. Now he will start breathing and leaving, his lungs are slowly developing. He can hear the voices of others besides you and can distinguish your voice from them.

Your symptoms

Last week we discussed depression or depression in pregnancy. Now some due to increasing weight and some due to this mental stress, your BP will look slightly increased. However, in the weeks so far we have been asking you to keep an eye on it.

Keep an eye on increased BP: You need to monitor your BP. For this, eat less fried food, take natural food instead of fast food, drink plenty of water, do light exercise, walk around in the morning and evening and meditate or meditate. This will keep your BP under control.

Symptoms of rest: Apart from this, you will have problems sleeping, feet will be swollen, headaches may also occur, there will be problem of forgetting small things. Fake labor pens can also be, as we have discussed earlier. But there is no need to panic or panic under any circumstances. If you have any problems, get in touch with your doctor immediately.
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