29 Weeks Pregnant ─ Pregnancy Symptoms

The 29th Week of Pregnancy is a Good Time to Start Getting Organized Before Your Baby is Born

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Back Pain
64% of women experience back pain as a symptom during week 29 of pregnancy. More >>
56% of women experience fatigue as a symptom during week 29 of pregnancy. More >>
Acid Reflux
40% of women experience acid reflux as a symptom during week 29 of pregnancy. More >>

You may feel a little bored and back-achey at this stage of pregnancy, but there are plenty of positive ways to take your mind off things. For example, you could start to make enquiries about breast-feeding classes, plan your maternity leave, and draw up lists of baby essentials, such as diapers, a changing mat, onesies, bibs, and baby wipes, and perhaps buy a couple of items each week. This is a great time to start the nesting process, and ready your home for your baby.

Pregnancy 29 weeks pregnant fetus development


The Muscles are continuing to grow and mature.

The Umbilical Cord is constantly coiling as your baby performs acrobatics in your uterus. It will not crimp or cut off circulation because of Wharton's jelly, a gelatinous substance.

The Bones are receiving about 225 milligrams of calcium, but are still soft and pliable. Around this time your babies skeleton will begin to slowly harden.

The Head is getting bigger to accommodate the growing brain as it adds billion of neurons.

Week 29 baby fetus size spaghetti squash
Fetus Size
Your baby is about the size of a spaghetti squash in week 29.

LENGTH: 15.51 in / 39.4 cm
WEIGHT: 2.57 lb / 1165.7 g

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People may already be asking you whether you intend to breastfeed or not, and it’s reasonable that you don’t yet know the answer. Breast-feeding has health benefits for both you and your baby, plus breast feeding provides a very intimate bonding experience between you and your baby. There is a lot of pressure on women to breast-feed; however, not everyone is able to.

Breast-feeding may be natural, but it can be tricky to get started.There will likely be a lactation consultant in the hospital to help you get started or you may be able to hire one. In some areas you can go to classes during pregnancy, which will explain the benefits of breast-feeding and aspects such a positioning the baby, so that you’re both comfortable and the baby is latched on.

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