As already mentioned in the previous post, in these last weeks of the pregnancy calendar It is when the baby gains weight more quickly making your body more rounding. It is accumulating fat you need to regulate their body temperature when it is born.
In General, their bodies continue to refine to operate outside of the uterus, but let’s get to the description of how baby grows week to week in the eighth month of pregnancy.
Week 33 of pregnancy
In the week 33 pregnancy, i.e. 31 weeks from conception, baby measured 45 centimetres to the heels, and weighs almost 2 pounds. Surely you will notice that he performs increasingly vigorous movements since his muscle tone is going stronger. According to the position in which it is placed, you can feel the kicks with greater intensity of pregnant clothing.
In addition to be able to hear the sounds from inside the gut and outsiders with some interference, is also able to see blurry images inside the uterus. Opens and closes the eyes and has periods of sleep and wakefulness as any newly born. You may even experience the stage REM sleep or rapid eye movement, which is the stage of sleep in which we have more intense dreams. It would be interesting to know what dreams baby in the gut will surely evoke the sensations of her short life within the uterus.
Week 34 of pregnancy
In the week 34 the baby measured approximately 46 centimetres and weighs about 2,200 grams. Your lungs are already almost fully formed and their bones have been hardening but still they are very flexible, including the head. His skull is not yet fully closed, allowing you to adapt more easily to the birth canal at the time of birth. Therefore, some baby born with the head cone or crushed, but this is reversed within days of birth.
The yellowish substance that covers the skin of baby called vernix caseosa is becoming more dense, which will also facilitate the task of passing through the birth canal. At the same time, the lanugo, a thin layer of hair on your skin, begins to disappear. If he was born this week prematurely the chances of survival are 99%, so it surely would forward without any sequelae.
Week 35 of pregnancy
In the week 35 with 2,400 grams of weight and 47 cm your nervous system has matured almost completely, as well as fundamental as the kidney and liver organs. From now on the small will be devoted mainly to gain weight.
As mentioned last month, it is very likely that baby has already taken the position for birth. Most do it upside down. It can make you feel the pressure of the weight of the baby on your pubic bone. Their movements are somewhat limited by the lack of space, but that does not mean to move less. On the contrary, you will notice more sudden movements.
In the week 36 pregnancy, only one month of the delivery date, the baby measures 48 cm and weighs about 2,700 grams. As we have said before, lately wins weight steps accelerated, increasing between 250 and 300 grams per week.
He swallows and digests the amniotic fluid in the fleet, as well as vernix and other secretions. This dark green substance or negrusca is called meconium and form their first bowel movement.
With regard to preparations for the birth. Most likely, at this point already have a ready bag to take to the hospital. If it isn’t, you should as soon as possible prepare it as from now the baby could be born at any time. Make a list of things that you may need or want to do before giving birth and most advisable is to Park work activities to enjoy the last month of pregnancy.
It is a stage of discomfort for mother caused by gut weight added to the fatigue, water retention, cramps and difficulties to sleep.
Week 36 of pregnancy
In the last month of your pregnancy calendar, the frequency of medical consultations will be weekly to carry out a more exhaustive control. The doctor will measure the thickness of the cervix and check if dilation has begun through a vaginal touch. There may be women who have given birth before at this level a few centimeters dilation. For its part, through the fetal monitoring also measured the frequency of heartbeat of the baby.
If you haven’t done it before, it’s time to talk to your doctor about the attention that you will you at birth and on your preferences regarding anesthesia epidural, episiotomy, the postion of childbirth, etc.
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