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Things to Know in Your 27 Weeks of Pregnancy - Symptoms, Weight Gain

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Medically Reviewed by Dr. Deepika Tiwari - MBBS on 05 Jan 2019 - Written by Dr. Srilatha Gorthi - MBBS - Grammatically Approved by Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal - MBBS

27 weeks pregnancy is a crucial part of your pregnancy duration. Till now, most of the organs of the body of baby are almost developed. 27 weeks pregnancy symptoms include hemorrhoids, constipation, changes in skin, hair, and skin, stretch marks. You need to follow a to-do list to make sure that your baby is born healthy.

Let’s Discuss in More Details About 27 weeks pregnant:

Five months and 4 weeks have gone by, you are 27 weeks pregnant now, and there are less than 100 days left for your due date. 

It is the beginning of the third trimester, you have gained 15 to 20 pounds, the 27-week pregnant belly is showing up, and the baby's daddy is too adorable to caress it every morning. It's time to know what happens next.

How Big Is Your Baby At 27 Weeks Pregnancy?

Your baby is the size of lettuce by now, 12-14 inches big and 1.9 pounds in weight, to be more precise. Eyelids now open and close and with the little-developed lungs, he has started to breathe the amniotic fluid.

27 week pregnant ultrasound image

Cheers, the apple of your eye is getting smarter day by day, the brain has started to function.

The annoying symptoms at 27 weeks Pregnancy

Get your body used to the aggravating symptoms like watery discharge, abdominal pains and contractions because they aren't going away anytime soon. 

Some of the most common 27 weeks pregnant symptoms:

1- Leg cramps and Backaches: Prenatal yoga is your savior. Regular stretching and flexing would strengthen your pelvic muscles and give you relief from the dreadful restless leg and back syndrome.

2- Hemorrhoids: The growing uterus and the stress baby puts on the lower half OF your 27 weeks pregnant belly compresses the bladder and gives you the urge to pee frequently.

3- Constipation: This one is too common. The increase in your hormonal progesterone makes the foods pass through the intestines more slowly.
Taking fiber rich diet

Take a fiber-rich diet, double the water intake and walk around for a while.

4- Skin, hair and nail changes: The pregnancy glow, your friends, and family have been talking about is here. Feel the joy of more lustrous hair, gleaming skin, and stronger nails.

5- Stretch Marks: No matter how resilient you are to the stretch marks, they happen and are quite normal. Don't waste your energies in weeping too much.

27 weeks of pregnancy: To-do-list

Finding a baby pediatrician, gearing up for your maternity leaves, adorning your baby room and making the big decision of who will be in the delivery room are some of your to-dos.

There's a lot going in your head by now. But relax, take a sigh of relief because you are not alone in this Elawoman is proud of the mother in you and is there to make your journey a joyous one.

Dr. Srilatha Gorthi

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Laparoscopic Surgeon, Gynecologic Surgeon
Hyderabad

Dr. Srilatha Gorthi is an infertility specialist and laparoscopy surgeon located in Hyderabad. Her area of expertise lies in the field of Gynae diseases and conditions, and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART). She provides a number of services that comprise of In vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), ICSI, TESA, MESA, Gynae Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, treatment of Ovarian Cysts, Endometriosis, PCOS, Fibroids, Polyps and so on. Dr. Srilatha Gorthi practices at The Birthplace Hospital, Revive Multi Specialty Clinics and Fertility Centre, and The Birthplace Clinic and has a rich experience of more than 18 years. Dr. Gorthi has won 9 Gold Medals in MBBS.She is a reputed member of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), European society of Gynaecological Endoscopy and British Medical Association, UK, and British Fertility Society. You can get her information at www.elawoman.com

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Nikita Sharma

Don't have any medicine without consulting your doctor. If necessary then try to have prenatal care. Your obstetrician is the best person for you right now.

Oct. 12, 2018, 3:51 p.m. 5.0

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Jyoti Bhagat

I prefer doing yoga, it makes me feel refreshed. I was doing it since long and continued it during my pregnancy too. Yoga helps me to overcome morning sickness and constipation too.

March 5, 2018, 1:32 p.m. 4.5

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Khushboo Shah

I am very happy with my pregnancy glow. Currently, I am in my 7th month of pregnancy and this feeling is just amazing. Pregnancy has improved me in many positive ways.

Feb. 15, 2018, 5:27 p.m. 5.0

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Radhika Pal

At 27 weeks pregnancy, there can be several issues which you need to look after. Leg spasms are more typical during evening yet can likewise occur amid the day. At the point when a spasm strikes, extending the lower leg muscle should give you some alleviation.

Oct. 28, 2017, 3:42 p.m. 5.0

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Vijetha Shetty

My sister was so excited when she was 27 weeks pregnant. I still remember that she choose the room color and then started making small gloves and toe socks for her little one. She even checked for blood banks and delivery helpers so that she don't have to rush at the last minute. You can also add...

Oct. 28, 2017, 3:06 p.m. 4.5

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