Pregnancy Week 29

BirthWatch ticker week for 29

"Your baby can respond to pain. "

More About Week 29:

  • Your baby's skeleton is hardening and requires about 200 milligrams of calcium every day.
  • Your baby's skull bones are growing rapidly to accommodate its growing brain.
  • Your baby's is about one-third of his or her eventual birth weight.
  • Your baby's is making regular breathing movements in order to develop and strengthen lungs. The fluid baby is "breathing" is amniotic fluid which is mostly fetal urine.
  • Your baby's eyes may be able to follow a blinking light now.
  • Your baby weighs about 2.5 lbs.

Healthy Pregnancy Tips for Week 29

Recommended Reading:

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child

This is a great, if somewhat factual and dryly written, basic guide for parents who want a comprehensive, "it has everything" guide to baby care. If Sears' "Baby Book" is to0 lefty for you, you'll like this guide.

See More Recommendations For the Third Trimester from BirthWatch