Pregnancy week 27

Pregnancy guide: week 27 of being pregnant - Your baby is developing immunity to infection from antibodies which cross the placenta from you.

You are now two-thirds of the way to labour day. You may find you are more moody than usual, this could be down to tiredness or hormones. You may start feeling Braxton Hicks, 'practice' contractions to prepare your body for labour. Your abdomen will go hard and taut and may be uncomfortable. You may find getting comfy a problem. You may find you are starting to suffer backache. Try some gentle stretching to help ease any aching.

Your baby

Your baby is developing immunity to infection from antibodies which cross the placenta from you. This will be boosted if you breastfeed and lasts until your baby is a few months old.

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hi i am 27 weeks pregnant today, with my second child, and i am feeling alot of pressure on my cervix today, is this normal, it is very uncomfortable, is this normal
by avfcgal 15th Aug 2011, 3:41pm
Hey there im 26weeks +5 with my 2nd child, im feeling alot of pressure on my cervix already, anyone else experience this?? x
by beckieboo90 26th May 2011, 8:52am
Hi, I'm 27 weeks today. Are there any mummies out there who are similar timings to me so we can exchange progress? Love to hear from you, Kate x
by Kate34 17th May 2011, 5:31pm
I am 27 weeks today with twins, i am measuring 48cm already, struggling a bit, still at work atm but leave next friday, i find i can sleep when i get home from work but not at bedtime, this is becoming a pain as my body seems to think that as soon as i lie down in bed i need a wee, i think the most i have gone in one night is 10 times so as you can imagine i am absolutly knackered, goos luck to all the mummies to be :)
by sam2010 14th May 2010, 3:56pm
hi every 1 in 27weeks 3days. just a qwick question really. ive told work that im planning on leaving for my maternity leave on the 7th december when im 35weeks but im really struggling and want to start as soon as im 29weeks which is the end of next week. im suppose to give 21days notice i think it is if i want to change my dates but i really dont think i can last that long! if i went to see my gp and they signed me of work will my maternity pay start straight away? thanks
by xdannix19 19th Oct 2009, 10:16am
i do feel miserable @ times...i dnt feel comfy during my bedtime..get hungry easily,im juz worry i wil grow plump.i didnt get my sex life frequent n seems bad lifestyle,.my partner do worry i might get tired n painful.
by sya 14th Jul 2009, 5:56pm
I thought I might have gotten pass the stage of developing stretch marks as I have been big since 16 weeks!!, I was feeling extremely lucky until from knowhere they have appeared and must have been hiding under my bump! I am starting to feel more tired now mostly around tea time and have developed puffy ankles. I have just bought a fetal heart monitor and cannot wait to hear my baby later! x
by Phebeecat 8th Jun 2009, 9:41am
Im 27 wks today and feeling it! I work as a registered childminder and i am a hnc early years education student, not to mention being on workplacement so im always on the go- constantly have a housefull of other peoples starting to feel the strain now. I think ive started feeling braxton hicks as my tummy keeps going hard, luckily its not worrying me as this is my second daughter. Its amazing how much u forget being pregnant, my other daughter is nearly six and this pregnancy seems so much harder. Personal circumstances haven't helped tho as i split from my partner at 13wks and haven't heard from him since! but still can't wait to become a mummy again!!! His loss. xxx
by fergie26 19th May 2009, 12:00pm
I am 27 weeks and feel exhausted! Especially running after my 2 1/2 yr old son. To add to my fatigue I can barely breathe and my baby is already low in my pelvis. I am so uncomfortable. To top things off my doctor says my baby will be large. My belly is already measuring 32 cm instead of the normal 27. 13 more weeks to go and im not sure if im going to make it
by exhaustedmom22 18th May 2009, 9:37am
I am 27 weeks and feel breathless and tired all the time.I wish I was glowing (like I was with my other 2 children)but I have lots of spots and look awful.Hopefully I will get back to myself when baby is born...
by djt02 8th May 2009, 9:53am
I am 27 weeks now and never felt better. Yes I'm starting to get the tiredness back again but compared to the last 26 weeks I feel great. I must be getting my "bloom" later than everyone else! I feel like I'm starting to enjoy being pregant at last, as before I was honestly wondering what all the fuss was about because it felt so rubbish!
by SharonEM 24th Apr 2009, 9:27am
I have just entered my 27th week. I also feel exhausted all the time. I feel ok up until about midday then feel like i could take nap at my desk at work! I cant remember the last time I slept through the night without waking up once. Only 13 weeks left! I cant wait to see my little girl!
by sblack3011 21st Apr 2009, 10:14am
Im in my 27th week now and still managing to work 13 hour shifts on my ward despite being badly anaemic too - I dont know how Im doing it!!!

Ive also noticed im very moody at times I hope this passes???? LOL
by lu11abell 3rd Apr 2009, 9:08am
im 27 weeks and so tired all the time , can never get comfy , crnt wait to meet the new one though . does anyone else feel snapy alot and run down ???
by danlibby 24th Mar 2009, 9:09am
just entered my 27th week, and I am so tired lol, hard to get comfy now!!
by VickiDoodDah 12th Mar 2009, 9:06am
I js entered my 27th week and im ls so tired all the time. Im still at work,and even if i get to bed early,i still feel like i need more sleep. My feet are also extremely swollen.,and i also have difficulty getting comfortable,but its the most amazing feeling to feel my baby move.
by AnneA 5th Mar 2009, 9:17am
sometimes i make a hot milky drink like chocalate flavour oveltine or holicks it can help at nite..haha an old persons drink but i love it,i still wake up a lot and my tummy feels really tight i shift about from side to side feeling like humpty dumpty...but i'm really glad to know i'm this far on without any serious worries
by rosii 23rd Feb 2009, 1:00pm
Drink milk b4 bed that always helps me. If I forgets its the same story walking around the house at all hours or watching tv at 4am>>> the joys of motherhood... ha ha
still wouldn't change it for the world, gt pregnant after 17 years of trying....
by beenzo1 27th Jan 2009, 8:55am
Cant belive how fast its goin. Startin to find it hard to sleep at nite jus keep wakin for hours on end but im so tiered any1 else feel like this or no anything that cud help me sleep
by Sammarsh 19th Jan 2009, 9:51am