34 Weeks Pregnant: Baby Weight, Symptoms, Baby Position, Movement, Size, What to Expect

34th Week Pregnancy Highlights

The Color Red

The baby will now be able to recognize color with red being the first color. Since the inside of the uterus is red, the cone cells for red are first to develop.

Numb Or Tingling Fingers

As in the previous weeks, this week too there is a chance that you might experience pain, tingling, or numbness in your fingers due to carpal tunnel syndrome. Inform about it to your doctor immediately before it worsens.

Pregnancy Milestone

At week 34, you’re in the eighth month.

Your Baby’s Development
During Week 34

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Week 34
Baby’s Growth

weight (lbs)

2.1 kg.

Length (cm)

45 cm.

Approximate size

muskmelon

How Big is Baby?

This week, your baby grows as long as 20 inches and weighs around 2 kg. The central nervous system is still maturing and the lungs are almost developed to survive outside the womb. The baby’s fingernails will be completely formed by the end of this week. Now your baby can hear sounds clearly so you can start talking and singing to him/her. Your little junior is actively practicing a sleep schedule by closing the eyes while sleeping and opening them while awake.

Baby’s Length: 45 cm.

Baby’s Weight: 2.1 Kg.

Mother’s Changing Body:
What to Expect

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This week, the pelvic joints loosen up as the body prepares for labour. For some pregnant women, this may cause tingling sensation or numbness in the pelvic region while walking. If the pain persists, let your gynecologist know to treat it safely.

If your blood group is rhesus negative, you should take the second dose of anti-D injection by this week.

34th Week Pregnancy Symptoms

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Pregnancy Tips for Week 34

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  • Fast growing nails and hair are some of the perks of pregnancy. With manicure and hair spa, you can look glowing in spite of the pregnancy discomforts.
  • Take short naps throughout the day to beat tiredness and fatigue.
  • If there is swelling in your ankle or feet, try to walk for a while and avoid sitting or standing for a long time. Keep your feet high on an elevated foot rest for better results.
  • Have you decided on the hospital for your delivery? Take a trip to the hospital, see if you are comfortable and make an informed decision.

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