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 your doctor about it immediately before the symptoms worsens.
At week 34, you’re in the eighth month.
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
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.
By now, you’ll feel fatigued and tired due to the obvious physical strain and restless nights.
As the blood tends to pool in your legs and feet, there can be a temporary drop in your blood pressure resulting in dizziness when you get up suddenly from a sitting or lying down position.
The expanding breasts and stretch marks on your belly could become quite itchy.