The earliest harbinger of the notes the omission of the abdomen of the pregnant woman. Almost a month before giving birth, you will be able to detect that the stomach has dropped. Very often it happens suddenly, because the height of the uterine fundus, growing 1 cm per week (to 37 weeks it would be about 37-40 cm, if in the womb one child), and suddenly decreases at 2-3 cm for a few hours. For most pregnant it will not pass unnoticed: just feel better breathing, change the shape of the abdomen, which will be a gentle, sloping from the top.
According to pregnant, at first when the stomach is high, though the Cup and saucer to put it. And when the stomach falls, between the abdomen and chest can easily be placed the palm of his hand.
The belly drops due to the fact that the lower segment of the uterus becomes softer and stretches. As a result, the child descends, clinging tightly enough head to the bones of the pelvis. Thus, you can feel the appearance of pulling discomfort in the lower region of the abdomen, shooting pains in the legs and crotch. Pain arises because the baby with all his weight pushing on the nerves, ligaments and nerves.
There is a decrease in motor activity of the child. This would scare any pregnant woman. When the stomach has fallen, the child is pressed against the head to the bones of the pelvis, in the end, he ceases to turn, but can move arms and legs. Therefore, the reduction of perturbations, it is quite understandable and normal.
In this period, when a pregnant belly dropped, it more often begins to run "small" or " in the toilet, because increasing the pressure of the baby's head on the urethra.
Many pregnant women prolapse of the stomach becomes visible to the unaided eye. The belly of its previous round or oval shape becomes pear-shaped.