Pregnancy week after week: 29th week of pregnancy

29th Week of Pregnancy

At the 29th week of pregnancy, you enter the 8th lunar month. With the approaching delivery, you will also have more frequent visits to a gynecologist who will make sure that everything is done. Baby still grows and grows and gains weight.

What a baby looks like at the 29th week of pregnancy

The fruit further stores the fat and is nicely rounded. Thanks to this it can maintain body temperature after birth. Their development has already had sensory organs, eyesight, hearing, taste, and touch. The baby pupils react to light by narrowing and spreading. There is also hair that is unusually long on the top.

Brain development

Intense development is the brain of the fetus. It grows fast, and the soft skull bones build to allow it to develop. The surface is covered with many grooves and grooves that represent brain threads. The baby is still formed by neurons, the nerve cells through which information is transmitted. The brain of the newborn contains up to 100 billion neurons, and no more will be created for the rest of the life.

Fetus size at week 29 of pregnancy

The baby in this period measures from the top to the corset (CRL) about 25 cm and weighs 1.3 kilograms. The entire body from head to toe is 40 cm. Mother has gained about 7 - 8 kilograms since the beginning of her pregnancy.

Pregnancy symptoms at week 29

During this time, you can go for blood tests to see if you have anemia. With continued growth, a baby uses more iron to produce red blood cells and your iron level may decrease. So include enough iron-rich foods in your diet or supplement with tablets.


The volume of your blood circulation increased by one third during your pregnancy, plus you live two, so it is not surprising that the iron consumption that is needed to make the hemoglobin blood dye increases. Hemoglobin is an oxygen transporter, and therefore anemia weakens the supply of tissues.Symptoms include fatigue, more severely dizziness, fainting, shortness of breath or blotchy eyes. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, please contact your doctor!

Iron sources in food

The recommended daily iron dose for pregnant and nursing women is 20-30 mg of iron. Iron vitamin C is needed for iron absorption, so recommended spinach with both ingredients. Iron can also be found in leafy vegetables in general, red meat, nuts or legumes. It is also rich in entrails or dried mushrooms.

Couvade syndrome

Couvade syndrome or pregnant father syndrome is a condition where a partner begins to suffer some pregnancy symptoms as a partner. It binds to weight, suffers from morning sickness, backache, digestive disorders, tiredness, or breast enlargement. Syndrome develops shortly after a man learns about the pregnancy of a partner and lasts until delivery. Childbirth is also the only treatment for this condition.

What is the cause?

Estimates of this syndrome include about one-fifth of the expectant fathers, but still, do not know what Couvade is causing. Previously attributed to nerves or attention, today it is distinguished as an accurate diagnosis that is poorly recognizable.

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