Time is flying. You are heading towards the 36th week of your pregnancy to welcome a new life because and enjoy motherhood. Sweetheart, you are 36 weeks pregnant.
Everything in and around us seems enchanted as the day is coming near to hold your baby in your arms. This week indicates that the baby could arrive any time so it is the time to gear up yourself with all the preparation. You have an almost fully grown life within you.
Watch the comprehensive video on the 36-weeks pregnancy!
36 Weeks Pregnant
By this time, the size of your baby seems like a full-grown papaya. The excitement of watching your baby is unleashing here.
- Length= 47.4 cm
- Weight= 2622 grams
Symptoms – 36 weeks pregnant
Trouble in sleeping
If you are facing this problem then just relax and try to sleep because relaxation is necessary for you.
This occurs because the baby is grown up and disturbing your digestion power. Consult your doctor, have antacid tablets and try to avoid spicy, oily, citrusy & vinegary foods.
As the baby comes down to the pelvis, your lungs get huge space which makes you breathe more deeply and easily.
Discomfort in the pelvis
When the baby descends to the pelvis, the pressure on the pelvis increases which results in pain in the pelvic region.
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.
You will feel a contraction in your abdominal and your abdomen tighten. Thus pain arises and if the pain is severe then consult your doctor.
Increase in appetite
They will be more around your belly.
This pain may occur.
Joint and back pain
This pain may occur.
Ultrasound – 36 weeks pregnant
At this stage, you can see your baby’s skull & bone development, sensory organ development, & internal organ and system development. The fetal movement of the little one can be analyzed by the way the baby kicks and punch in the womb. In this process, doctors generally check for how much the baby has descended down to the pelvis. They even check for the breech position of the baby.
Diet to follow
As the time is near, any time your baby could come. These are a few points for signs of your early delivery:
- Bleeding or spotting.
- Frequent increase in vaginal discharge.
- Menstrual-like pain.
- Pressure and pain in the pelvic area.
- Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhoea.
In the end, it is the time for enjoying your motherhood. The countdown has begun to give birth to a new life and a new you. It is a common saying that when a mother gives birth to her child she also gets a new life.
“Enjoy your Path to mom, Relish every moment!”
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