Pregnancy Week 28

What to expect on pregnancy week 28

Fetal Development on Week 28
Fetus at Week 28Eyebrows and eyelashes have grown in as well as some hair on the top of the head. The baby can open its eyes and blink, and can probably see light if you shine something bright onto your stomach. The baby is a bit over two pounds and is gaining body fat and muscle tone.
Maternal Changes on Week 28
You should have gained a total of 17-24 pounds at this stage in your pregnancy and you may be experiencing leg cramps, itchiness, swelling, heartburn, and other aches and pains. Some women at this stage also have hemorrhoids.
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