PREGNANCY WEEK 28: The Myelination

Your Baby’s Eyelashes and Iris Has Developed.

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By the first week of your third trimester, your baby has developed its eyelashes.

The baby’s iris is beginning to develop its colour and pattern, but the final colour is yet to be determined not until the baby is born.

During this week, a process called myelination is taking place.

Myelination is the process of coating the baby’s spinal cord and nerves in order to protect the baby’s nerve and speed up impulse transfer.

This fatty substance will continue to cover the baby’s spinal cord and nerve for a year after the baby is born.

Moisturize, Moisturize, Moisturize!

Your skin is being stretched and the stretched skin is starting to itch.

That is why it is important to regularly moisturized your skin.

Moisturizing the skin can reduce the itchiness.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids For Your Heart.

By the third trimester, taking omega-3 rich food is beneficial for both you and the baby.

Omega-3 fatty acids helps to lower blood pressure, reduce chances of abnormal heart rhythm, and reduce risk of heart attack or stroke.

A pregnant woman needs about 350 mg of Omega-3 fatty acids.

Cold-water fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, herring, and sardine are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.

Other than that, flaxseed, chia seeds, and walnuts. Soybean sprouts also have high content of Omega-3.

If you like kdramas, you must have seen this dish before.

It is easy to make and gives you ample of omega-3 fatty acids.

It’s Time For Some Paperwork.

Now is the perfect time to manage your maternity leave.

Check up with the human resource department and get all the information that you need to know.

Start preparing all the necessary documents and get the application in as soon as possible so you do not have to rush in case the process takes a long time.

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