Do you feel the changes around you? Does time seem to be standing still? Don’t panic! This is heading you towards your bundle of joy. As you have entered in the 33rd week of pregnancy now it’s just a matter of weeks and you will see your bay around you. Darling, you are 33 weeks pregnant.
In this stage, it is probably tough to have comfort all the time. Everything seems changed a lot. Happiness is knocking at your door. It’s just a start to your exciting lifetime experience which will make your world more beautiful ever. You must be thinking all day long about your baby. You must be worried about the changes and growth of your baby, so this column will help you in sorting out the things with ease.
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33 Weeks Pregnant
Thinking about the height & weight of the baby?
As time is heading you towards the beginning of your exciting journey, the time had flown to 33rd week of your pregnancy. Now your baby seems to be grown like a size of a pineapple.
- Height: 43.7 cm
- Weight: 1.92 kg
Symptoms – 33 weeks pregnant
They are very common in this week of the journey. But try to sleep and relax because your baby needs rest and you too.
The problem of frequent urination arises.
The problem of heartburn because the baby is grown up and disturbing your digestion power. Consult your doctors, have antacid tablets and try to avoid spicy, oily, citrus & vinegary foods.
You suffer from the tender breast.
You even have a headache, sometimes all day long.
Forget-fullness and clumsiness
These are the most common symptoms of 33rd-week pregnancy. This is mainly due to stress and anxiety which keeps you worried about coming of your baby.
The problem of overheating could be seen. This is because of the drastic increase in tour metabolism rate.
Low back pain is very frequent.
In this case, you will be feeling a contraction in your abdominal and even your abdomen gets tighten. Thus pain arises and if the pain is severe then consult with your doctor.
Swelling of feet and ankles
There could be a slight swelling in your knees and ankles but it is likely to be more if you are pregnant with twins. And swelling reduces as soon the delivery completes. If the swelling is more then you should consult your doctor because the problem could be big.
Ultrasound or sonography – 33 weeks pregnant
At this stage of pregnancy, your baby keeps his or her eyes open while awake. You could even see that your baby is taking a breath which is a very vital skill for living in the world. Even at this stage, the bones of the baby start hardening and the brain development is also taking place. This process even helps in knowing the position of the baby in the womb and even tracks the health condition of the baby for better living.
Diet to follow
At this stage, it is very important for all moms to take care of what they eat because this will affect their baby. The proper maintenance of diet and health is a very crucial factor for well being of baby and mother. Eating well is just not about what you eat, it is much more than what we think. Eating well takes care of the baby and help in delivery, reduces the complication and makes the thing easy and healthy.
- Eat foods which are enriched in iron because they help in transporting oxygen to the baby.
- Drink lots of fluid as it helps in flushing out toxins from the body and even relieves in ache.
- Eat plenty of vitamin C like strawberries, Indian gooseberry, oranges, and mango which will even help in the growth of the baby.
- Limit the caffeine products as they could harm your baby and can create a problem during delivery.
- Add dry fruits to your daily food chart.
- Say a big no to junk foods, because this food may cause infection in your belly and even create a problem for the baby.
- Focus more on fibre products.
- Eat green leafy vegetable like spinach, lamb’s quarters, mustard green and fenugreek.
- Have dairy products like milk, cheese, curd as they are enriched in calcium which will help in making the bones strong of the mother as well baby.
- Add fresh vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, green beans, and cabbage.
Things to ponder about
In the end, it is most important to take care of yourself, because by doing this you even take care of your baby. Don’t lift any heavy object or don’t do anything that can harm your baby, after all, your baby is so delicate. Cherish every moment and make it more memorable. This is a lifetime experience which will make you happy for a lifetime.
“Enjoy your Path to Mom. Relish every moment!”
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