8 Months Pregnant: Prepare Yourself For Delivery

Pregnant 8 Months: Prepare Yourself For Delivery - This is the time you have to determine the will of maternity where, by what method, and ready should have to undergo surgery. Not only preparing baby gear, during 8 months pregnant, you also need to be ready to train pernapa sa n and prepare for breastfeeding.

If you want to give birth normally, this is the best time to prepare. One way to do this is to follow the many pregnancy exercise provided each week in hospitals mother and child. In pregnancy exercise, breathing becomes normal delivery success factors will also be trained. These exercises can be started when 7 months pregnant.

Pregnant 8 Months: Prepare Yourself For Delivery

How Fetal Growth?

At the beginning of this period of 8 months pregnant your baby weighs approximately 2 kg with a length of approximately 44 cm. If this is your first pregnancy, the gestational age can be a baby has been dropped and hit the cervix.

Pregnant Week 33

  • His head had been under in a position ready to be born. But he can only change the position in the last weeks before delivery.
  • Cranium is still not so strong and not yet fully formed. This condition is necessary so that he can pass through the cervix and vaginal opening with ease.
  • The baby's skin that had started to look bright red and no more wrinkles as we get fat below the skin surface.
  • At 33 weeks gestation, the brain and nervous system are fully developed.

Pregnant Week 34
  • The weight of your baby now more than 2.2 kg with a length of 45 cm.
  • Added fat under the skin is needed to maintain the temperature.
  • Unless the cranium, the bones in his body hardened frame.
  • Her body is getting longer put him in a curled up position in the womb with your knees bent and move closer to the chest. Nevertheless, there remains a space that makes him able to move freely so that you can still feel the movement.

35 weeks pregnant

  • Roughly the weight of your baby is now 2.4 kg with a length of about 46 cm.
  • Bones and body bigger and perfect. Sometimes you can see the elbows or legs that stand on the surface of your stomach.
  • In this age of toenails and hands began to grow.
  • A pair of kidneys has been perfect.
  • Organ hearts have been able to put out waste matter.

36 weeks pregnant

  • Your baby still gain weight, approximately 28 grams per day. This week weighs about 2.7 kg and a length of 47 cm.
  • His heart was perfect and ready to inhale first so born into the world.
  • Mouth and digestive tract ready for feeding and digestion.

What are the changes that occurred in the mother's body?

Your own body weight is now more or less increased from 11 to 13.5 kg. You may feel short of breath and suffered indigestion because the uterus is located just below the rib cage.

The greater stomach may make you a little trouble walking, frequent back pain, and feel tired. You may often feel the legs and ankles to swell in the afternoon. It is generally caused by edema or fluid buildup.

You will also be more frequent urge to urinate because the uterus presses the bladder. But you should not reduce the consumption of mineral water to prevent dehydration. What needs to be reduced to just drink it triggers dehydration , such as coffee and tea.

Anything that should be sent?

At this gestational age, some risks ranging from mild to life threatening may occur, as shown below.

  • Many women in this age often feel a tingling and numbness in the pelvic area. Some may also feel pain in this section when walking because of the hip joint to loosen in preparation for labor. If it is very disturbing, you should see a doctor.
  • Bleeding from the vagina. Bleeding can be a sign of a serious condition in pregnancy.
  • High blood pressure . Check your blood pressure every time to see a doctor.
  • Preeclampsia, characterized by high levels of protein in the urine, and swelling of the hands or face.
  • Itching severe which can be symptoms of liver disorder.
  • If you feel false contractions (Braxton Hicks contractions) were more frequent and painful, you can consult a gynecologist.
  • About 10 percent of women experience premature rupture of membranes. The condition is characterized by water flowing from between the thighs. This condition most often occurs in bed. There is a possibility you confuse urine with amniotic fluid. However, if such a situation occurs, you should immediately consult a doctor. Rupture of amniotic sack without proper treatment can result in infection risk of fetal harm.

Labor that occur before 37 weeks is classified as preterm birth and may need more specialized care. However, you can be quiet for about 99 percent of babies born 34 to 36 weeks was able to live a normal life and not experience serious health problems. Central nervous system is not yet fully mature, but the baby's heart was able to function.

Anything to Look?

This period can be termed as the last time you have time to prepare for the time of delivery. Here are some things that can be a guide.

  • You may consider choosing a maternity hospital Yanga allows you and your baby to initiate breastfeeding (IMD) and put the baby in the same room with you. IMD is necessary for the baby to get the benefits of colostrum or first milk, while one room with a baby easier for you to breastfeed whenever needed.
  • At this time you should have undergone training period the introduction of methods of breastfeeding that can be followed in mother and child hospital, clinic lactation, or foundation that handles the event, such as the Association of Breastfeeding Indonesia (AIMI) .
  • If you have not also take the baby talk, it's time for during this hearing has been perfect.
  • At the age of 36 weeks, you should have set up a bag of equipment that need to be taken to hospital when the contractions had begun. Here are some items that should be available in your bag:
    - Health insurance card.
    - Breast pads or pads to absorb the milk starts to drip.
    - A change of clothes.
    - Bathing purposes, including special pads postpartum.
    - For the baby: clothes, blankets, diapers.
    - Breastfeeding supplies, such as a pump and a bottle of expressed milk. Both may be needed if the baby has a condition that is not allowed to be in the same room with you, for example, if he had jaundice, so it needs to be treated in an incubator.
  • Place also the phone numbers that you can call someone else or if there is an emergency.
  • If you previously had a child, you need to plan his care while you are in hospital and in the early days postpartum.

No woman wants to undergo an episiotomy or incision between the birth canal and the baby's anus to ease the baby out. Although this procedure is sometimes necessary, but there are ways to prevent it, namely:

  • Kegel exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles.
  • Adequate nutrition to the skin can stretch better.
  • Warm compresses before the time of delivery.
  • Perineal massage or a part of the birth canal to the anus. Massage can be done by your partner.

Is it safe to have intercourse at this gestational age? If the doctor stated that there are no serious problems in your pregnancy, then sexual intercourse in the past is considered relatively safe.

If you have not been discussed, this period is a great time to plan the way if you have had a caesarean section and postpartum contraceptive methods.

When pregnant 9 months later, amniotic fluid levels have been reduced and be reabsorbed by the mother's body, thus allowing additional space for the baby move. After preparing a lot of things in this month, next month you need to be alert because the baby could be born at any time.

Read next pregnancy cycle in  9 Months Pregnant: Baby Born Into The World

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