You have probably noticed by now, that your breasts are starting to feel fuller. You might have more pronounced veins on your breasts and that your nipples and areola continue to darken.
You may have even noticed that your breasts have started to leak. This is not your baby’s milk just yet, but it is colostrum. Colostrum is what your baby will feed off for the first few days after they arrive. It holds all the nutritional needs that your baby needs at that time, whilst you wait for your milk to come through.
Je baby in week 28
It’s all very exciting times ahead. Your baby’s heartbeat can now be heard through just a stethoscope, meaning you could listen to it anytime you wanted to. Your baby can also now regulate their own body temperature which is an essential development for life after birth.