You may feel warmer during the nineteenth week of pregnancy than at other stages of your life and even sweat more. It will help you to fight against the heat, cool showers and to wear loose clothes and natural fibers. Also, it is possible that you feel itchy in the belly and constant desire to scrat
You may feel warmer during the nineteenth week of pregnancy than at other stages of your life and even sweat more. It will help you to fight against the heat, cool showers and to wear loose clothes and natural fibers.
Also, it is possible that you feel itchy in the belly and constant desire to scratch, is due to the distension of the skin. Use moisturizers and avoid scratching yourself so you do not get hurt.
Changes in the body of the pregnant woman
The uterus has grown and is almost at the level of the navel, your pregnancy is now evident, your belly is much more noticeable. You will have noticed that you have left a slightly darker line from below the navel and up to the pubis, it is called line alba.
In pregnant women it is much easier for manchas to get spots , many will disappear when you have given birth, but it is very important that you take care of your skin. Protect it from the sun by applying a high protection factor to prevent stains from remaining after pregnancy.Due to the stretch of the skin, many women get stretch marks, red lines produced by tissue breakage. Once they appear
it is very difficult to eliminate them por, so you have to put effort into preventing them. For this you must use very moisturizing creams several times a day and drink a lot of liquid, especially water. Each timeyour body supports more weight
and this could cause pain in the back or lower back. It will help prevent these pains if you strengthen your back with gymnastics for pregnant women. But if in the nineteenth week of pregnancy you already have discomfort, try to rest lying in bed and apply heat in the area. Development and evolution of the baby in pregnancy Your baby is 17 weeks old, measures around 19 centimeters and weighs between 250 and 260 grams. Their ears, in week 19 of gestation, approach their final position. The ears are already formed and you can perceive the sounds that come muffled from the outside.
The fetus performs a multitude of movements
and, since it is still small, it has room to change its position at will. If you are calm you may notice your kicks. Your body is covered by a substance called vernix caseosa that helps protect your skin and prevent it from cracking as it is constantly surrounded by fluid throughout the entire gestation.
The baby's nervous system continues its evolution and its brain grows rapidly. Your five senses are being activated, you can taste the amniotic fluid
, feel the touch of your hand or your umbilical cord or hear the beating of your heart. Health and emotions during pregnancyPregnant women can suffer from headaches
and even some complain of migraines. It is normal to have headaches during pregnancy. They are due to stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, dehydration or lack of blood sugar.
When you suffer from headaches you can apply cold compresses on the nape or temples and try to be calm. Breathe deeply and close your eyes imagining a pleasant scene for you. You can rest also in a room without light. If your headaches are very intense and continuous, consult your doctor. During your pregnancy, vaginal secretions must be white and have no odor. If you feel vaginal itching or burning, pain or irritation when urinating or a different discharge than usual, consult your gynecologist to rule out possible vaginal infections.
Are you worried about knowing what is the best clothing for your pregnancy? Your way of dressing will have to change during these months, but the fashion for pregnant women has evolved a lot and you can go beautiful and fashionable despite losing your waist.
During pregnancy you will feel more warm
so try to find natural fiber garments, dresses or shirts that do not fit too. Avoid wearing very high heels and do not wear plastic shoes because it will accentuate the swelling of your feet and ankles. Diet and feeding for the pregnant woman The basis of a healthy diet during your pregnancy is to have a varied diet that will provide
the nutrients and energy necessary for you and for the development of your baby
. Take as a guideline if you have not done it before, since the nineteenth week of pregnancy, include in your meals all the food groups:Dairy, vegetables, legumes, cereals, fruits, meats and fish.
Always have a small bottle of water handy and drink at least 2 liters of water per day. Not only is it not convenient to skip meals but you should try to make 5 meals a day
: breakfast, mid-morning, lunch, snack and dinner. Eliminate alcohol from your diet, totally contraindicated during pregnancy and reduce the consumption of fats and sugars. To avoid constipation, an illness that many pregnant women suffer, make sure you get the necessary fiber intake, present in wholemeal bread, raw vegetables, fruits and cereals.If you feel heartburn after meals try drinking a glass of milk and, above all, avoid spicy foods, bingeing or excessive amounts of coffee and tea.
Curiosities of week 19 of pregnancy
In week nineteen of pregnancy you may be suffering from sleeping problems. Many women in the second trimester of pregnancy complain of
. Some tricks to combat these moments of insomnia and be able to rest is: - exercise during the day but never before sleep- always has a same schedule of wakefulness and sleep
- avoid drinks with caffeine on the last stretch of the day
- Do not sleep too many naps throughout the day
It may be that the agitation of the baby and his movements during the night wake you up, he is still tiny and his kicks are light, you may be aware now for the first time of his movements.