At 27 weeks, one may be fighting for food cravings. As the uterus continues to grow and put pressure on the upper chest area, one may be experiencing chest pains or shortness of breath. Also experiencing swelling in the face, neck, hands, feet, ankles, legs, are noticed.

The baby’s eyelids, which have been fused shut, can now open and close, and may blink in response to light. The baby is about the size of a head of cauliflower, length is 14 ½ inches and weighs 2 pounds.

Extra body hair, Restless legs are some of the symptoms seen during this week.