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30 weeks pregnant

by Richard Kozinski

Have you already decided how you'd like your delivery to be looked like? Have you already chosen the hospital?

Your Baby

Your baby is getting ready to function beside your uterus. The chances are estimated 95% if the delivery is in the well-equipped hospital. During this week organs and systems will be finally formed.

The bone marrow starts producing the red blood cells. The brain has taken over the functions of others organs.

Now your baby is in the embryo position, since there is little space in the uterus. The legs and arms are crossed. It is why newborn babies are sleeping in similar position.

Guidelines for Mother

If you can't sleep at night, try to take even short naps during a day. You should relax and take a rest now. Then it will be more difficult!
It is known that hormones make evoke many great changes in a pregnant woman's body as well as in her psyche. During pregnancy and after birth maternity instinct usually appears. But several weeks before delivery, some women experience also some kind of this staff which is called the nesting instinct. You may need to do shopping, renovate a flat or do any other things which you think will help you in preparations. But the most important matter is a stabilized family life. If these internal needs and desires aren't fulfilled, you can feel frustrated and anxious. It can have a negative impact on your and your child's well-being.

That is the time when you start thinking of the delivery. You should be examined and then informed if there are no contraindication against a physiological delivery. Some women decide to choose a water birth. Some of them want to use the opportunities to have anaesthesia. If you would like your partner to be with you during delivery, you should plan it before. There are many significant issues which ought to be arranged before the first contractions appear.

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