I love to blog/talk about my family. These sincere sharings are to tell you that family bonding is on top of my life agenda and i believe that each one of us have a uniqueness that others can leverage on. Being very family-oriented, I hope all my entries can contribute by 'prosperizing' other family. This world needs great family towards building great ummah :)

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Ya Allah cukupkan rizki padaku, berkahilah rezeki itu dan gantikan semua yg hilang dengan yang lebih baik lagi. Ya Allah sukakan diriku pd IMAN dan hiasi hatiku dengan IMAN itu. Ya Allah sembuhkan bila ada teman-teman yg sakit, lunasi bagi yang berhutang, mudahkan jodoh yg soleh/solehah bagi yg belum, mudahkan pekerjaan bila yang belum mendapatkannya.. ameen


Wednesday, March 17, 2010

32 minggu sudah

Fetal development.

Your baby now weighs approximately 3.75 pounds/ 1.7 kilograms and is about 17 inches/ 42 centimetres long from head to toe. Although his lungs won't be fully developed until just before birth, your little one is inhaling amniotic fluid to exercise his lungs and practice breathing.

Some babies have a head of hair already, others have only a few wisps. Thick hair at birth doesn't necessarily mean thick hair later on but children with fine hair in childhood usually have thinner hair in adulthood.

If your baby is a boy, his testicles should be descending from his abdomen into his scrotum. Sometimes however, one or both testicles won't move into position until after birth. In two-thirds of all baby boys who have undescended testicles at birth, the condition corrects itself by the boy's first birthday.

You're probably gaining a pound/ 450 grams a week, largely because your baby is likely to gain more than half his birthweight during the seven weeks before birth. Make sure you are eating well in these last few weeks.

Drink more water

You may have noticed that your ankles and feet looking rather swollen. This is called oedema (meaning swelling) and is perfectly normal during pregnancy, if annoying. It is caused by fluid retention in your body's tissues. You can help to relieve it by drinking more water during the day and by cutting down on salty foods such as olives and salted nuts.

Vitamin K

You need vitamin K in your last trimester because it helps blood to clot. If you are pregnant and have low levels of vitamin K you may bleed more at birth, and babies with low levels can also bleed internally. This is why babies are given vitamin K when they are born. Make sure you have foods with plenty of vitamin K in late pregnancy and when you are breastfeeding. Good sources of vitamin K include green leafy vegetables, cantaloupe melon, cauliflower, green beans, wholemeal bread and pasta.

nota kaki:
colleague saya sudah balik dr US.. tak sabar nak tunggu dia masuk opis next week bawak baju2 baby umar yg saya pesan..yeehaa... la ni dia tgh cuti kawin.

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