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At 28 weeks, your baby may be moving a lot more—and possibly keeping you up at night! Believe it or not, babies find the movement and noise of daytime hours to be soothing. So they often sleep during the day and are awake at night.
Wondering what your baby looks like now? As you enter your eighth month of pregnancy, your baby is about the size of a large eggplant. Average baby length is 250 mm (9.8 in.). And average baby weight is 1000 g (2.2 lb).
Here are some of the important facts and developments around 28 weeks.
Current as of:
February 11, 2020
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineWilliam Gilbert MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Current as of: February 11, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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