At 25 weeks, a pregnancy is 6.25 months along. According to WebMD, in the 25th week of pregnancy, a baby is in its 23th week of development and measures 8.8 inches from the top of its head to its bottom. The average weight of a fetus during the 25th week of pregnancy is 1.5 pounds.
According to the University of California San Francisco's Benioff Children's Hospital, the 25th week of pregnancy occurs in the second trimester, which lasts from the week 14 to week 26. According to What To Expect, during the 25th week of pregnancy, the fetus begins to grow capillaries under the skin, changing it from translucent to a more opaque coloring. Also at this time, the fetus begins to develop blood vessels in its lungs and the nostrils begin to open.
Although not yet able to breathe, the fetus can use its nostrils to inhale and exhale amniotic fluid. According to both WebMD and What To Expect, a woman in her 25th week of pregnancy may experience painful hemorrhoids, along with constipation, heartburn and indigestion. During this point in the pregnancy, WebMD explains that the fetus may begin to open its eyelids, and the heartbeat may be audible without the use of a stethoscope.Learn More
A woman who is 26 weeks pregnant is six months and two weeks pregnant. The 26th week is at the very end of the second trimester, according to Baby 2 See.Full Answer >
In general, it is not recommended to take over-the-counter drugs while pregnant, as no drug is considered 100 percent safe during pregnancy, according to WebMD. However, some safe medications to take for allergies include Benadryl, also known as diphenhydramine, and Claritin.Full Answer >
According to BabyCenter, a bag needs to be packed by the 36th week of pregnancy. Two bags in some cases are necessary: one for labor and one for after labor. It’s best to be prepared, even for those who don’t intend on having a hospital birth.Full Answer >
The average size of a mature follicle on day 10 is approximately 16 to 25 mm. The process of ovulation begins during menstruation where three to five follicles are recruited, and just one is selected to be the dominant follicle.Full Answer >