The baby now weighs about 500 grams. The body will now grow faster than the head, so the conditions at the end of this month, are almost the same as that of a page baby. The nails of the child are fully formed. The baby begins to breathe now, but not natural air, but it breathes amniotic fluid. Therefore, it practices real breathing in advance for breathing after birth.
The lungs are more mature. It is quite possible that whatever liquid comes in your breasts are colostrums, the first milk that the baby receives after birth. It is a bit yellowish. It’s normal that you notice this already, but if nothing comes to birth, you do not worry. Colostrums contain many antibodies that protect the baby from bacteria and other harmful influences. Compared with the normal diet are a lot more protein, vitamins and minerals, less fat and sugar. It stimulates digestion because it is actually a natural laxative. It causes the organs of the baby’s waste cleanup, which occurred during pregnancy and gathered in his little body.
After one day or 3 to 5 colostrums will turn into the milk. The fluid becomes thinner and is no longer yellow, but gradually bluish white. Approximately 10 days after birth, it will be completely replaced by normal milk. Many women now suffer from anaemia. This is because your body is growing fast and a lot more blood must be created. The iron content of your blood is so low. You can feel lame and a little dizzy occasionally. The iron content, which is called HB level (Haemoglobin), can be tested with a special device. This is a drop of blood taken from your finger. If your iron level is too low, you can eat iron rich foods to get back on track. If this is not enough, there are special steel pills. Perhaps now you will suffer from stretch marks, red marks on your belly, breasts, legs and / or buttocks. This is because the skin stretched rapidly. You can change your skin with a special cream, oil or grease, but you cannot avoid it. It depends on your skin or how you deal with it. Stretch marks are always visible. After pregnancy, they are pale pink or white.