Pregnancy Step-by-Step: 21 to 24 Weeks

Finally reached 6 months of pregnancy, the changes in your body are many. At this point the pregnant woman must take special care with her food, the important thing is not to eat a lot is to eat well, you should choose a varied diet.

Pregnancy Step-by-Step: 21 to 24 Weeks

At this point the baby “steals” the mother’s nutrients, there may be cases of anemia, invest in iron-rich foods such as lean meats, fish and dark vegetables, you may still need iron supplement.

Symptoms

  • Nipples
  • Constant urge to pee
  • Sleep
  • Increased vaginal secretions, should be attentive to the smell
  • Bleeding gums
  • Mood changes
  • Caibras
  • Swollen face
  • Braxton-Hicks contractions, non-painful contractions that help the body prepare for childbirth, can feel the belly very hard for a few seconds.

Exams

Morphological ultrasound, performed from 18 weeks, but the ideal is to do between 20 and 24 weeks of gestation, this examination makes detailed study of fetal structure, anatomy analysis, enlarged biometrics and fetal risk markers, artery doppler umbilical, right and left uterine and middle cerebral.

Evaluation of the uterine cervix to predict preterm labor, measurement of the cervix, the ideal at this time is to be above 35 mm.

Drink

Between the 21st and the 24th week your baby will feel very much, the space will start to become small, and you will feel your movements more often. You may feel your baby sobbing.

The baby already has the first eyelashes and opens the eyes well, the baby’s brain develops quickly. The audition is accurate and the baby can be frightened by loud sounds like rockets and doors to beat.

At this point you can talk to your baby, tell him stories, talk to him, sing, then make a relationship with him.