By Pregnancy week 27, you are going to complete the second trimester of pregnancy as you are in the last week of the second trimester.
Congratulations to you! You are five months and four weeks pregnant.
As you’re looking ahead towards the third trimester, check out for this week fetal development and related information.
In Pregnancy week 27:
Your uterus has grown to the size of a basketball.
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In Pregnancy week 27, you may expect following mentioned body changes and symptoms-
Note: If you have symptoms like bleeding, leaking fluid, duration of Braxton Hicks Contractions is getting longer and painful or you are contracting regularly, then please contact your doctor immediately as these can be the signs of Preterm labor. Remember, this week onward, the possibility of preterm labour increases and woman carrying twins are more prone to preterm labour. So, it is important to talk to your doctor immediately if you notice any unusual symptom or condition. Your doctor is a best and correct person to identify whether you are going through preterm labour or not. So, do keep a check on these symptoms.
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Ans: The Tetanus Toxoid (TT) is a vaccination given to a pregnant lady to prevent her and her baby from the risk of tetanus. This bacterial infection is a life-threatening. An infection can be caused in body through an open wound, deep puncture such as a bite, cut, burn or even through an ulcer. It can even be caused by a tiny prick of a nail or a scratch.
In case of your first pregnancy, the doctor may ask you for 2-3 doses of TT vaccine.
If this is your second pregnancy, within two years of the first, the doctor will check your vaccination history as per to the records maintained in your first pregnancy. The booster dose will be recommended if you have received both the doses of TT vaccine during your first pregnancy.
And if your second pregnancy has arrived after the larger gap from the first one, the doctor may recommend the doses of TT vaccine after examining your condition.
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