You are 33 weeks pregnant. Anemia has passed, your baby is growing. The womb becomes too small for her. Your baby may already see dreams, however, he has no images of the real world yet, so these dreams may hardly look like the dreams we see. Perhaps this is due to the fact, that her mother has bright and cheerful dreams too.
Your baby is as big – As a PINEAPPLE
LENGTH- 17.04 in – WEIGHT- 3.81 lb
33 Weeks Pregnant: Signs and Symptoms
Mild tremors inside of you mean that your baby hiccups. This is a natural process that should not cause any concern.
Your belly is growing. You may feel pain in the pelvis or chest. But as a reward: you can exactly distinguish is a knee or an elbow that pushes you inside the belly.
The uterus continues its way up: at this stage, it has already risen by 13 cm away from the navel and by 33 cm from the pubic symphysis. You have gained from 9.9 to 12.6 kg. The number of red blood cells starts to come into line with the size of the plasma, anemia retreats. But there is another problem: frequent urination. An enlarged uterus presses on the nearby organs oppresses the bladder that making you get up 5-6 times a night.
Your baby has grown up to 16, 35-17 in. Her weight is about 4 pounds. He sleeps a lot (children grow more when they sleep).
Her heart continued to improve, though, there is a small hole between the atria, but it will disappear at the same moment when your baby takes her first breath.
Taste buds are formed. Your child is already quite able to distinguish sweet and sour tastes.
The formation of the endocrine, nervous and immune systems is at the final stage. The body parts are proportional. The process of building subcutaneous fat goes on, the face becomes less wrinkled, cheeks “grow”. But there is still not enough fat, so children, who were born prematurely can badly keep warm. They are rescued in a NICU (intensive care nursery), or with the use of a heating pad.
When you are 32 weeks pregnant, your baby becomes less active. It is much more difficult for him to roll and tumble. That time when your little baby easily waved her arms and legs is passing. Now the weight of the baby and the limited space in the gestational sac just do not give freedom of action. Every movement of your baby becomes constrained.
33 Weeks Pregnancy Ultrasound
At 33 weeks of pregnancy, Ultrasound is rarely assigned and only in case of indications. You should check the schedule of the ultrasounds with your doctor.
She is not even born yet, but cognitive activity has begun to develop. Cerebral nerve cells are in the process of adhesion.
The formation of the nerve centers, responsible for the most important vital processes in the body is in full swing.
Vascular walls become thicker, the formation of the alveoli in the lungs is almost completed, the kidneys filter the blood, and the brain is fully formed.
Fingers and toes take on individual skin patterns.
33 Weeks Pregnant Belly Pictures
Check out what the bellies look like at the thirty-third week of pregnancy.]
Blood With Milk
There is one liter more blood in a woman’s body than there was before pregnancy. At this period the blood system is obliged to “pump” 5- 5, 5 liters.
Your body is actively preparing for childbirth and lactation: placental hormones begin to strongly contribute to the development of milk.
Your doctor carefully monitors the umbilical cord and placenta – there is too little time before childbirth.
Three Breakfasts, Three Lunches
You need to plan your diet so as to avoid overeating and bad consequences. Your breakfast should please you.
Many pregnant women, sharing experiences, confirm that it is better to break your “big” meal into two or three meals. As a result, you eat six or seven times a day, but in small portions. You won’t be hungry, but it will help to avoid heaviness in the stomach.
Born in Belarus, 1985, a pedagogue and family psychologist, mother. Taking part in procedures of social adaptation of the foster children in new families. Since 2015 is a chief editor of the motherhow.com project, selecting the best and up-to-date material for those, who are planning, expecting, and already having babies.