Come into the 6th month (the 24th
week) of pregnancy, baby has developed whole functions.
fetus is equal to melon.
The 24-week fetus has heard sound outside
clearly, so parents should choose classical tracks for their baby, watch
animation, and tell the story regularly. Moreover, at that period of pregnancy,
the baby understands what you say.
Pregnant women should not be too worried
when knowing that development of hearing ability of baby is affected by sounds
from outside. Big noise echoes to amniotic bag, for example, bark or sound from
vacuum cleaner will not make your baby uncomfortable until it was born.
The body of a 24-week fetus has developed
full range of functions, so the ability of survive if he was born at that time
is up to 85%. Base on advanced scientific methods, doctors can raise baby
outside the womb from the 24th week.
Like many other parts, baby’s brain
develops rapidly. Taste also develops and lungs have completed to take place
many different functions. As the results, baby's respiratory system is
significantly improved. However, block of surfaced cells has not been produced
totally, so if born prematurely, the baby will have problems on respiration.
The skin of a 24-week fetus does not
completely stretch because fatty layer under skin has not generated, and baby's
body is still thin. However, sweat gland is created under skin. The muscle of
arms and legs has developed, and the baby always has movements of stretching
arm in mother’s belly. That explains the reason why baby usually stamps in this
Activities of baby in the womb are
irregular; sometimes it moves a lot but sometimes just stays for a rest. If
paying attention, pregnant women can recognize that baby has hiccups. That is
because it is familiar with swallowing skill, and swallowing amniotic fluid
causes hiccups in the fetus.
that time, baby weighs about 500g.
The 24-week fetus is
compared to a melon, weighs about
500g, and is about 29cm long.
At that time, pregnant women can feel swell
of ankle and foot. That is edema in pregnancy. Therefore, you should hold your
feet high when sitting and lying.
Cramps can occur at night, so pregnant
women need to drink more water.
Sign of stretch marks occurs. This
phenomenon will stop gradually after birth.
Things that must be done
Take antenatal care periodically following
You should take 3D ultrasound.
Remember the schedule of sugar blood test
from the 24th to 28th weeks.
Good things to do
Buy pregnant headphone and choose suitable
music for your baby.
Take photographs to memorize pregnant
Prepare the budget for shopping and
welcoming your baby.