Pregnancy Week 27

Find out what's happening with your baby's development in week 27. Plus learn all about hepatitis and pregnancy as well as fighting the pregnancy blues.

Watch Your Baby's Growth

Sleep Cycles: Weeks 26 to 30 of Pregnancy
Sleep Cycles: Weeks 26 to 30 of Pregnancy

At this point, your baby is awake and asleep at very specific times of the day. Find out about his sleep patterns, and what they mean.

Your Changing Body

You may be more vocal about your needs now, and might find yourself on the train requesting a seat instead of strap-hanging or at the park telling someone to put out a cigarette or at least move further away from you. That's your maternal instinct kicking in and making you protective of your baby, even if it means rocking the boat for yourself in the meantime.

Your Developing Baby

You can probably feel your baby hiccup now. Unlike our hiccups, your baby's don't make a sound because she or he is breathing amniotic fluid instead of air, but you'll notice a little jump in your bump when it happens!

Your Pregnancy

Your body isn't the only thing going through changes in week 27. You may find an attitude adjustment happens too!

Your Week 27 To-Do List

1. Choose a color for the nursery.

An Inside Look

Take a unique look at Baby's development inside the womb this week.

Your Pregnancy Calendar

Organize your doctor's appointments, save your ultrasound photos, and more--all in one place!

Ask Parents About Week 27

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More About Your Pregnancy in Week 27

Your Baby

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Diet & Exercise

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