pregnant 25 weeks : complete info , symptoms and development

During the development of the fetus 25 weeks, the baby in the womb may be about the size of a radish vegetable. Approximately 37.6 cm in length and 680 grams in weight.

pregnant 25  weeks

You may also have noticed what the little one's schedule is as long as she is in the womb, when she moves actively and breaks. If indeed you want to feel more of your baby's movements, you can pay attention to him while remaining silent and not doing any activities.

At that time, you can also invite him to speak because at 25 weeks of gestation, baby's hearing is more developed and can already hear your voice.

in the development of the 25-week fetus, your baby is about the size of an eggplant. The skin surrounding the body has turned red because the blood vessels that have been formed are perfect.

In this womb, you also begin to feel uncomfortable because of pain in your back or waist. Keep doing physical activities such as light exercise, walking or gymnastics. Because it can help Mother reduce the pain. Maintain fluid intake so that Mother stays well hydrated.

What are the changes in the body of a pregnant woman at week 25?

This 25 week pregnancy, maybe you will feel a lot of disorders and symptoms that make the body uncomfortable, especially digestive problems.

The hormone progesterone in the body of pregnant women not only slows down gastric emptying, but also relaxes the entrance of the gastric valve so that the gastric valve is not closed properly.

This condition can cause stomach acid of pregnant women to rise into the esophagus and the results cause reflux (also called heartburn) in pregnant women. In addition, the larger the size of the uterus risks causing more pressure on the abdominal area. So, you are advised to eat more often but with smaller portions. Also avoid spicy and fatty foods so that stomach acid doesn't get worse.

What should I pay attention to?

During this 25-week gestational development of the fetus, there are many changes in the emotional and body of pregnant women.

Maybe in the first trimester, or at 5 weeks of gestation, you can still be agile, energetic, energetic, and still feel comfortable. But entering the end of the second trimester, many pregnant women begin to feel the weight of a pregnant stomach, just want to lie on the couch and relax.

In the period of development of the fetus 25 weeks of pregnancy, pregnant women are required to maintain blood sugar levels by eating healthy snacks. For example, pregnant women can eat healthy snacks such as fruit, yogurt, or smoothies. These foods can provide energy to help pregnant women move.

Remember, fatigue in the second trimester of pregnancy is a way for pregnant women to save energy. You need to save energy to prepare energy for childbirth and after childbirth.

What do I need to discuss with the doctor on week 25?

At 25 weeks of gestation, it would be nice for pregnant women to check fetal movements, twice a day. Check fetal movements once in the morning (when activity tends to be less frequent) and once at night (when the fetus is more active).

Ask your doctor about how to calculate the baby's movements. Starting from the hours of the active baby, the number of times the baby kicks or moves in the stomach. Try to mark the count if the movement has reached 10 and see how long it will take. Usually, you will feel 10 movements in 10 minutes or sometimes it will take more time.

If there aren't 10 movements in 10 minutes, drink juice or eat something light, walk a little, even pat your stomach a little then lie down, relax, and return to counting. If two hours pass without 10 movements, contact your doctor. The closer to the date of birth, the routine examination of fetal movements will become more important.

What tests should I know?

During the 25 weeks of fetal development, the doctor will examine the following:

  • measure body weight and blood pressure
  • check urine to check glucose and protein levels
  • check fetal heart rate
  • measure the size of the uterus with external palpation (touching from the outside) to see how it correlates with the estimated day of birth
  • lower position height (upper uterus) fundal height
  • check for swelling of the hands and feet, check varicose veins in the legs
  • check your symptoms, especially abnormal symptoms


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