29 Weeks Pregnant

29 Weeks Pregnant

Your Baby is the Size of a Butternut Squash

At this point, around 250 mg of calcium are deposited into your baby's bones each day, so be sure to drink plenty of milk. The baby's movements are more easily detected by you now as well. You can feel all the jabs, kicks and even the hiccups! And there are actually two different types of fat. Earlier, your baby had developed brown fat, which is for temperature regulation. Now your baby is developing what's known as white fat, which it will mainly use as an energy source.

Your Pregnancy

Due to the pregnancy hormone progesterone, your digestion may become sluggish. Eating a high fiber diet and drinking plenty of water can help with this. Also, now that baby is more active, it's a good idea to start keeping a kick count, to ensure that he or she is doing well in there.


Although they won't appear for years to come, your baby's future adult teeth are forming in the gums now!

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