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30 Weeks Pregnant: What's Happening

Weird dreams are normal!

At 30 weeks, Braxton Hicks contractions (tightening of the uterus to practice for labour) are very common. If you get them, sit down or lie on your side, relax, and drink water. If the contractions don’t stop, or if you have four or more in an hour, call your doctor. It could actually be preterm labour.

Pregnancy calendar - 30 weeks

Your baby is now the size of a...

Zucchini.

If you could see baby’s brain now you would see it looks, more like the real thing now and it is developing and growing constantly. Your baby is now learning to regulate his own temperature, which will prove very important in the first few days in the big wide world. Her eyesight is still developing but it will be a while after birth before she is able to see clearly.

Pregnancy symptoms at 30 weeks

Heartburn, trouble sleeping, swelling, general discomfort, weird dreams and Braxton Hicks contractions.

Tips and advice for pregnancy at 30 weeks

If you are managing to get sleep, you will experience all sorts of weird dreams due to your hormones being out of whack or due to the anxiety of having a baby.

Know that you are not alone and that is completely normal!

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