Pregnancy Week 26
The baby’s hearing is now much more developed, he can hear your voice and other sounds, he will even respond. These responses are typically through changes in the baby’s heartbeat, body movement, and breathing pattern. The baby’s lung is getting practice, breathing the amniotic fluid, since there is no air to breathe yet, this allows the baby to practice for the big day.
The testicles in the case of boys will also start to drop into their place this week.
Mom, your belly is showing beautifully at this stage, there is no doubt that you are pregnant. Your second blood test is required at this point, your blood count will be checked and so will your blood sugar, over the period some women develop gestational diabetes and other conditions such as preeclampsia, if these occur, doctors need to aware so they can treat with it.