Pregnancy Week – 33
you are just 7 weeks away to reach the average 40 week pregnancy. It may be not simple for you to be relaxed in this week. You are in the third trimester and you can now imagine what your life will be with your baby.
you are just 7 weeks away to reach the average 40 week pregnancy. It may be not simple for you to be relaxed in this week. You are in the third trimester and you can now imagine what your life will be with your baby. You may be getting more uneasy and uncomfortable with the pains. Week 33 is the perfect time to begin your hospital packing. Though you may not be seeing your baby for another month now, but at least you may be prepared for any early surprises coming your way.
How big is your 33 week baby?
In the 33rd week, your baby is the size of celery head. She weighs 4.2 pounds and is 17.2 inches from head to toe. Her nervous system is completely developed. The bones are firming up, but her skull is still flexible and soft to come out of your birth canal. All five senses are working fine! She’ll be gaining a little more weight now but she won’t be growing any longer. So, even if he is a little off the measurements, do not worry, it is quite normal. However, it is important to determine the position of your baby now!
Pregnancy belly week 33
In this week, your uterus top is around 13cm from your belly button. In the 33rd week, your total gain will be around 10 to 13kg. But every baby experiences different growth. So, your belly size may vary! If you experience belly tightening, then it may because of Braxton Hicks contractions.
Pregnancy symptoms week 33
During this week, you may feel changes in your heart. Other than that, some other symptoms include:
- Pain in the back: Your enlarged uterus is exerting high pressure on your sciatic nerve which can cause back pain. If you want relief from the back pain, try sleeping on your side.
- Swollen ankles and feet: You may have swollen ankles and feet. Your uterus puts pressure on your veins which are running through your legs.
- You may have sleeping difficulties at night.
- Overheating: As your metabolic rate is high, you may feel overheated.
- Headache: Because of hormonal fluctuations, you may experience headaches. It may also occur because of stress and dehydration.
- Tiredness: Tiredness may be kicking in as you are constantly carrying your baby.
- Shortness of breath: You may not be able to fully catch your breath because of the constant pressure being put on your lungs.
Pregnancy ultrasound week 33
If your doctor has suggested an ultrasound in the 33rd week of pregnancy, you will see that your baby can now open his eyes. He is also making effort to coordinate breathing along with swallowing and sucking. The ultrasound will showcase the movement of the baby, muscles, breathing and amniotic fluid.
Pregnancy lifestyle week 33
Walk around a little bit and exercise regularly to get relief from swelling in your leg. Also drink plenty of water and keep your body hydrated. Make sure you consume a healthy and balanced diet. Include proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, fats and other essential minerals in the right dosage.
Always sleep on your side and make sure you join a yoga class to monitor your breathing techniques to help you during labor. Lastly, prepare your baby nursery and get diapers ready. Keep in touch with your doctor.
Pregnancy checklist week 33
- So, you are quite close to giving birth to your child, hence you should be preparing for the big day.
- Pack your hospital bag.
- Practice reaching to the hospital through the quickest possible route/
- Find out all about breastfeeding and get in touch with support groups to help you out.