Week 35 of Pregnancy

Pregnancy Calendar: You are now 35 weeks pregnant

35 weeks old fetus (baby)

Week 35 of fetal development

You feel very heavy now and your movements are difficult. Plan your day and try to rest more. Keep at the relaxing and breathing exercises. The cervix starts becoming soft and thin to prepare the birth passage.

Your baby

The baby’s fingernails become longer. Fat deposition continues and probably your baby is feeling cramped and restricted. Your baby will weigh around 2250 gm.

Dos and Don’ts

  • Time for you to know the symptoms of labour. They are- pain coming at intervals from back to front, any blood-stained discharge or mucous, fresh bleeding, gush of water coming out as the water bag bursts.
  • Keep an eye on your baby’s movements. Normally, there should be about 8-10 movements a day. Inform your doctor if there are too many or too few movements, as they indicate the baby’s condition.
  • Keep up with your supplements.
  • Learn about pain relief during labour from your doctor.
  • Plan your labour with your doctor. Discuss all possible ways of delivering your baby, such as normal delivery at home or in the hospital, chances of surgery, forceps delivery and episiotomy.
  • Keep your labour bag ready
  • You should visit your doctor every week now.

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