Week 31 of Pregnancy

Pregnancy Calendar: You are now 31 weeks pregnant

31 weeks old fetus (baby)

Week 31 of fetal development

By now you must have gained at least eight to nine kg of weight. Back pain is inevitable as your back ligaments are relaxed in preparation for labour.

Your baby

Your baby weighs around 1600 gm now. Baby’s lungs are more developed but still not fully functional.

Dos and Don’ts

  • Take the second dose of tetanus toxoid injection.
  • Avoid long journeys or strenuous activities to prevent premature labour.
  • Roll on to your side before getting up from a prone position.

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