Pregnancy Week 30
Summary | Pregnancy week by week 30
You’re at week 30 of your pregnancy. At this stage your baby has a full face, has hair on their head and can see what’s around them. Within one week your baby has grown more in weight and should be approximately 3.5 pounds when compared to the 2.2 lbs mentioned in week 29. Although the mom to be can feel the baby move, he or she is still at a stage where 80% of their time is spent sleeping.
When compared the weight increase from weeks 29 to 30, your baby should only add on 1 or 2 inches to average around 16 inches in height. It’s during this period your baby’s digestive tract and lungs are nearing maturity.
Pregnancy Signs & Symptoms
During week 30 of your 40 week pregnancy, you would have most likely experienced at least three symptoms mentioned below
- bloating, cramping, or spotting
- tiredness or fatigue
- irritability or mood swings
- nausea with or without vomiting
- frequent urination
- breast changes including tenderness, swelling, or tingling feeling, or noticeable blue veins
- raised basal body temperature
- mild pelvic cramping or discomfort without bleeding
- food cravings or aversions
- a heightened sense of smell
- metallic taste in the mouth
Share with us | What symptoms did you experienced during week 30 of your pregnancy?
During week 30 of your pregnancy see and hear the development of your baby via an ultrasound. We have provided the below illustration to show your fetal development at week 30 of your pregnancy.
In week 30 you may have additional questions about this stage of your pregnancy like
- What’s happening at week 30 of your pregnancy?
- How should I feel at 30 weeks pregnant?
Note: If you don’t already have your personal obstetrician or gynecologist now is a good time to make an appointment with one that comes highly recommended.