By Pregnancy week 24, the fundal height may range from 23-28cm from your pubic bone which is nearly 2 inches above your belly button.
Dear Mommy! You have now a reason to smile. The development of your baby is happening rapidly and in next 16 weeks, you will meet your baby. You deserve to be happy and enjoy this beautiful phase of life.
You’re five months and about one week pregnant. Let us have a look what is happening to you and your baby.
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In Pregnancy week 24:
The baby has started gaining weight more rapidly.
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The common symptoms and body changes to look out for are mentioned below:
Note: This week or in coming weeks your doctor may advise you to take GTT that is Glucose tolerance test to check for gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar condition which may happen in pregnant woman and once the baby is born this will automatically vanish. If you are diagnosed with this, please don’t panic. Your doctor will advise you proper medications for this.
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Read following important tips for Pregnancy week 24 to follow.
|Continue with your Folic Acid every day. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.||Avoid over stressing yourself.|
|Exercise or practice Yoga.||Do not swim or get involved in any activity which is associated with some risk. Avoid wearing heels.|
|Go for a walk, stay active. Be active but be relaxed. Sit by keeping your feet elevated to prevent from excess swelling.||To prevent pregnancy edema, do not sit in the same position for a longer duration.|
|Follow the medications properly. Eat healthy and nutritional foods. Try eating smaller meals throughout the day.||Skip none meals. Avoid consuming spicy, oily and fried food. Do not follow any unhealthy routine.|
|Sleep on your sides. You can use pillow by your sides to get comfortable while sleeping.||Avoid sleeping on your tummy.|
It’s a new journey for you and your partner. Don’t panic at all. Never hesitate to take any advice from your doctor, be it any small thing.
To-Be Moms, you are blessed 😊. Just stay happy and calm.
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