The development of the baby at 25 weeks of gestation, or 6 months of pregnancy, is marked by brain development, which unfolds every second. At this stage all brain cells are already present, but not all of them are already properly linked together and so they continue to develop day by day.
Although very early, the mother may notice traces of the baby’s personality while still pregnant. If the baby gets very agitated when he hears music or is talking to people, he may be more agitated, but if he moves more often when he is at rest, he is more likely to be a calmer baby, however, everything can change depending on the stimuli that the baby receives after birth.
Development of the fetus at 25 weeks of gestation
Concerning the development of the fetus at 25 weeks’ gestation, it may be observed that the baby’s hair is appearing and already begins to have the color defined, although it may change after birth.
The baby moves a lot at this stage because it is very flexible and still has a lot of space in the uterus. The adrenal glands are well developed and already release cortisol. Adrenaline and noradrenaline also begin to circulate in the baby’s body in times of restlessness and stress.
The coordination of the baby’s hands has improved greatly and he often takes his hands to his face. The contour of the lips can be easily perceived on a 3D ultrasound, as well as some baby traits.
Fetal size at 25 weeks of gestation
The size of the fetus at 25 weeks gestation is approximately 30 cm, measured from the head to the heel and the weight is about 600g.
Changes in the pregnant woman with 25 weeks of pregnancy
This phase is the most comfortable for most women, as nausea has passed and the discomforts of late pregnancy are not yet present.
The concern with what to wear is common and it really can not be tight clothing, and shoes should be comfortable. Clothing does not have to be completely different, although there are special clothes for the pregnant woman that are adjustable and allow to be used throughout the pregnancy adapting to the growth and the size of the belly.
Bathing will be more frequent going forward and some urinary infections are common in pregnancy. The symptoms of a urinary tract infection are: urgency to urinate and have little urine, foul-smelling urine, pain or burning when urinating. If you experience any of these symptoms, tell your doctor.