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29 Weeks Pregnant: What's Happening

Your baby is going to start kicking...real hard!

Now that you are in your third trimester your baby will have an increasing demand for nutrition and it is very important to ensure you are eating well. His bones are absorbing lots of calcium for growth. Your baby isn’t far from his birth length at this stage although he will definitely put on a fair few pounds yet.

Pregnancy calendar - 29 weeks

Your baby is now the size of an...

Acorn squash.

As he grows over the next 11 weeks you may feel that baby’s kicks become less powerful and more like stretches or pokes.

Pregnancy symptoms at 29 weeks

Frequent urination, constipation, dizziness, headaches, itchy belly and Braxton Hicks contractions.

Tips and advice for pregnancy at 29 weeks

As the baby starts to create more and more blood for its own use, your iron levels may decrease. In order to keep your iron at a healthy level, take in an average of 30 milligrammes daily from prenatal vitamins or dietary sources.

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