26 Weeks of pregnancy

The development of pregnancy week by week has reached the week 26 of pregnancy un, a crucial moment for the health of the pregnant woman since it is now when the level of her pregnancy is counted sugar to determine a possible gestational diabetes. Hormonal changes can affect a woman's mood and even

The development of pregnancy week by week has reached the week 26 of pregnancy un, a crucial moment for the health of the pregnant woman since it is now when the level of her pregnancy is counted sugar to determine a possible gestational diabetes. Hormonal changes can affect a woman's mood and even interfere with her sexual desire.It is possible that the hormonal changes affect your mood and your mood and move from laughter to tears easily. These mood changes that occur in pregnancies are normal and are due to hormonal variations. To feel more relaxed and relaxed in your pregnancy, perform breathing and relaxation exercises, listen to music in a comfortable position, share good times with your partner and dedicate time to your favorite hobbies.

Changes in the body of the pregnant woman

As of week 26 of pregnancy, you will notice a greater compression of the uterus on your bladder and every time you will have more need to go to the bathroom every less time. The amount of urine from each urination is usually not very abundant because the bladder is compressed by the uterus has less capacity. Therefore, it is also common to get up one or more times at night to go to the bathroom.

If it bothers you or stings you when you urinate, go to the doctor for a urine test, since it could be a urine infection that masks with the symptoms of pregnancy, because they are very similar.

Development and growth of the baby in pregnancy

In the 26th week of pregnancy, the baby reaches about

800-900 grams approximately and measures around 33-35 centimeters . The baby is able to make voluntary movements and regulate body temperature thanks to the maturation of the central nervous system.It already has the five senses (vision, smell, taste, hearing and touch) developed

. Inside the womb, you can experiment with the ear listening to your mother's voice, the taste of tasting the amniotic fluid whose taste changes with the maternal meals, with the vision since you can begin to perceive light and touch. The only thing your baby can not do inside the uterus is to smell, since it is impossible in a liquid medium.In the eyes, the eyelids begin to open and the eyelashes grow. In the ears, the tympanic membrane and the tympanic cavity are formed. The degree of ossification of the skull and the bones of the extremities advances. Thicker hair begins to grow and most of the lanugo falls off.

Your baby already has cycles of sleep and wakefulness, which allows him to spend most of his time asleep. When you are awake, you will notice him moving with more and more vigorous movements.

All babies usually take advantage of periods of greater tranquility of the mother during the day to move freely inside the womb.

Health and emotions in pregnancy

By the 26th week of pregnancy the results of the first glucose overload are already there. It is when the patients to whom he has given them altered the second overload is made. If the first glucose overload has changed, you must repeat the test in the 26th week of pregnancy. The second test consists of the intake is 100 grams of glucose, and the measurements are made at the time, at 2 o'clock and at 3 o'clock.

If this second glucose test is positive (altered) you will have to go through an exhaustive control of Diabetes and Pregnancy. Keep in mind that pregnancy is a period of adaptation to a new situation and can also affect your relationship. The dialogue will allow you, out of respect and affection, to strengthen the relationship, share the fears and concerns and put yourself in the place of the other. Sexual relations, which except medical contraindication, can be maintained until almost the end of pregnancy are beneficial to maintain marital harmony, release anxieties, and as if that were not enough, to give elasticity and flexibility to the perineal muscles in the face of childbirth.

Diet and diet for the pregnant woman

The myth is false that says that in pregnancy, you have to eat for two. The truth is that you have to eat better, not double the caloric intake. At the beginning of the third trimester of pregnancy, the protein and mineral requirements in pregnancy increase, but they must be covered with a balanced diet that responds more to the nutritional quality than to the quantity.

Regarding the kilos that a woman must fatten during her pregnancy, the average is 200-300 calories per day, by the end of it, having increased your weight between 9-15 kilos. These figures correspond to a statistical average more than to an equal ideal weight for each woman. It is important that your doctor adapts these general assessments to your weight and height before pregnancy so that you establish what your ideal weight gain should be during pregnancy.

Getting too much is as bad as getting too little. If your diet is poor, you could give birth to a baby of low birth weight for your gestational age (BPEG). In contrast, when you get too fat, obesity and diabetes can bring health problems to both the mother and the baby. Curiosities of week 26 of pregnancy

As the volume of the belly grows and in the 26th week of pregnancy the pregnancy is already quite evident, the woman can see her sexual desire affected. However, relaciones sexual relations unite the couple and promote self-esteem

. In relation to health, intercourse with penetration does not interfere with the evolution of pregnancy, as long as there is no medical contraindication. The water bag and mucous plug exert a protective function towards the baby.

In the second half of pregnancy, the growth of the uterus can make intercourse difficult and it is convenient to look for more comfortable postures and towards the end of pregnancy, especially in the last weeks before delivery, it is advisable to keep in mind that the semen contains a substance that could advance the birth.