34 Weeks Pregnant – Pregnancy Week by Week
Perhaps you will more often feel tired even with minor activity. Control the salt intake as much as possible, because it causes your blood pressure changes.
You might notice itchy red bumps on your belly and tights. This is a condition called pruritic urticarial papules and plaques (PUPPP). It is harmless, but causes discomfort. You should contast your doctor, just to be sure that it is not more serious condition.
The baby’s lungs slowly mature. The placenta is now about 1/6 of the fetus weight. If you carry twins, they are likely to remain in this position until the delivery start, because now they no longer have room to move. This is why, the delivery in such pregnancies usually takes place between the 34th and 37th weeks of gestation. The weight of the baby is about 4 pounds and the length is about 18 inches.
Tip for this week
Do not forget to check the blood pressure often enough!
How much pounds have you gained since now? It is never late to take care of your calories intake. It will be easier to reduce your weight after the labor if you eat clever now!
Have you prepared all the items from the hospital list? You do not have to pack the bag yet, but prepare everything to be packed in a minute.
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