Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Week 29 {Development}




Baby Suarez now weighs about 2 1/2 pounds (like a butternut squash) and is a tad over 15 inches long from head to heel. Her muscles and lungs are continuing to mature, and her head is growing bigger to make room for her developing brain. To meet her increasing nutritional demands, mommy will need plenty of protein, vitamins C, folic acid, and iron. And because her bones are soaking up lots of calcium, milk (or find another good source of calcium, such as cheese, yogurt, or enriched orange juice) is important. This trimester, about 250 milligrams of calcium are deposited in Baby Suarez’s hardening skeleton each day.

{Info from babycenter.com}

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