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Pregnancy Week 32

Pregnancy Week 32

Baby Development

By this week, the baby would be around 17 inches long and 4 pounds in weight. The baby practices all skills that will Be necessary after birth. The baby will have a fully functioning digestive system and will have developed all organs. The baby IS a tiny version of a newborn and will develop more before delivery.

Changes in mother

The Mother would squirm and feel tapped as the baby would be cramped in the curled-up position. The baby will slowly move into the head-down position that would facilitate birth. Rest during this period, as your baby will sleep regularly.

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Pregnancy Week 32 symptoms

  1. Braxton hick contraction – Irregular contractions typically serve as practice for real ones. The intensity and frequency of this contraction vary from woman to woman. However, these feel like tightening that moves downward from the uterus for half a minute to 2 minutes.
  2. Leaky breast – The breasts are likely discharging colostrum. The yellow milk-like liquid colostrum, rich in proteins and nutrients, is the initial nourishment for your baby.
  3. Itchy skin- The belly and the skin would be particularly Itchy due to the stretching and drying of the skin.
  4. Cramps- By this time, mothers would generally have a deficit of iron and calcium. There might be spasms in the calves that are particularly painful.

Important Tips

What to do

  1. Record your dreams as they might be a substance telling what you are tense about.
  2. Eat healthy and regular snacks. Have a lot of calcium-rich items like milk in your diet.
  3. All the early science of preterm Labor so you can rush to the hospital in due time.
  4. Keep yourself hydrated as it would help you Keep away infections.
  5. Use a lot of moisturizers to help with the dry, itchy skin.

What to avoid

  1. Avoid stressing over a few symptoms, like stretch marks, as they are common.
  2. Avoid spending a long time in the same position. You should alternate between sitting, standing, and moving.

When to Consult a Doctor

  1. Consult a doctor for calcium supplements if there is constant pain and spasms in your Leg.
  2. Talk to a doctor about ultrasound photos to look inside your belly and say your little bundle of joy. It is also necessary to see that there’s nothing wrong with the baby’s position or body.


By this week, the baby would be 17 inches long and weigh 4 Pounds. The organs are fully formed, and the baby practices for life after birth. The Mother would feel tapped and Squirmy as there’s not enough space for the baby. The Mother would have Braxton Hicks contractions, cramps, colostrum, and itchy skin. Eat healthy foods, calcium, And a lot of water. Use moisturizer and avoid Being in the same space for a long time. Do consult a doctor for calcium supplements and ultrasound photos.

  1. N H S
  2. Healthdirect Australia
  3. The Cleveland Clinic
    Fetal Development 
  4. The Mayo Clinic
    Fetal development
  5. Women Health
    Pregnancy: Stages of pregnancy


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