A new step towards the journey to be a mother. You are in the 34th week of your pregnancy momma. An adventure is about to begin. The time is so precious that the glory of this feeling can’t be expressed in words. There is no one in this world who suffers this much pain for her child. When it comes to the thought of giving birth to her child all the questions are stacked up in her mind. You are 34 weeks pregnant.
The countdown has already begun as you have entered in the week 34, just a few weeks more and you will hold your baby in your arms. This week comes with a new feeling of motherhood. As the baby is in your womb you want to know everything about your baby. This article will help you understand your way to motherhood.
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34 Weeks Pregnant
When the time flies to your 34th week, the baby seems to be grown as butternut squash. Steps towards knowing the height & the weight of your baby
- Height: 45 cm
- Weight: 2146 grams
Symptoms – 34 weeks pregnant
Swollen feet and ankles
There could be a slight swelling in your feet and ankles and it is likely to be more if you are pregnant with twins. Swelling reduces as soon as you deliver. If the swelling is more then you should consult your doctor because the problem could be big.
In this case, you will be feeling a contraction in your abdominal area and the abdomen tightens. Thus, pain arises and if the pain is severe then consult your doctor.
They are very common in this week of the journey. Try to sleep and relax because you and your baby need rest too.
Many women at this stage of pregnancy have a big urge to clean their home to welcome their baby.
It occurs because the baby is now grown up and disturbing your digestion power. Consult your doctor, have antacid tablets and try to avoid spicy, oily, citrusy & vinegary foods.
Blurry vision problem
You could suffer from this problem because of hormonal changes in your body. If it is accompanied by a headache, swelling, rapid weight gains etc. then please consult your doctor.
Increase in appetite
You could suffer from it because the baby is now moving down towards your pelvis.
Lower back pain
This pain is very frequent.
Ultrasound – 34 weeks pregnant
The baby is finally ready for arrival. Baby’s body is still developing and maturing. The baby has now started to move in the womb and can be felt many times by the mother. During the ultrasound process, doctors track the position of the baby, whether the baby is near pelvis or not. Baby even starts practicing on contracting and expanding of lungs.
Diet to follow
During this stage of pregnancy, it is very important to keep the mother healthy and fit because at this time all the habits and health affect the baby. Also, now is the time you could get labour pain anytime.
- Add dry fruits to your daily food chart
- Eat fruits like pomegranate, melon, grapes, and apple.
- Add fresh vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, green beans, and cabbage.
- Drink lots of fluid as it helps in flushing out toxins from the body and even relieves in ache.
- Eat green leafy vegetable like spinach, lamb’s quarters, mustard green and fenugreek.
- Limit the caffeine products as they could harm your baby and can create a problem during delivery.
- Say a big no to junk foods because it may cause infection in your belly and even create a problem for the baby.
- Have dairy products like milk, cheese, curd as they are high in calcium content. This will help in making the bones strong of the mother as well baby.
- Eat foods which are rich in iron because they help in transporting oxygen to the baby.
- Focus more on fibre products.
Things to remember
The time has finally arrived, and a few more weeks to go. Your little baby will be in front of your eyes and you can give all the love and pamper you thought for. So be prepared and keep yourself and the surroundings happy because the countdown has begun.
“Enjoy your Path to Mom. Relish every moment!”
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