34 weeks pregnant | EWmums.com
 

34 Weeks Pregnant: What's Happening

You may be feeling a little tired these days, especially if you're having trouble sleeping. You might also feel clumsier than normal, which is perfectly understandable. Not only are you heavier, but the concentration of weight in your pregnant belly causes a shift in your centre of gravity.

Plus, thanks to hormonal changes, your ligaments are laxer, so your joints are looser, which may also contribute to your balance being a bit off.

Pregnancy calendar - 34 weeks

Your baby is now the size of a...

Butternut squash!

Your baby will be around 5 pounds now and roughly 20 inches in length. She will still have the thick vernix coating, which helps protect her skin, this will be absorbed in the weeks to come.

If you are having a boy his testicles will start to descend around now although some babies are born with the testicles undescended this usually rectifies itself before the first year. Her central nervous system and lungs are maturing nicely now.

Pregnancy symptoms at 34 weeks

Braxton Hicks contractions, swollen ankles and feet, constipation, fatigue and haemorrhoids,

Tips and advice for pregnancy at 34 weeks

Watch what you say! Your curious baby can hear your voice and is listening in on your conversations at 34 weeks pregnant.

Related Content

Fun and Comfy Maternity Halloween Costumes for Mums-To-Be
Have a look at these stylish and spooky maternity Halloween outfits that are comfortable for any mum to wear
12 Best Skincare Products for Pregnancy and Nursing
The skincare products that are suitable, and most importantly, safe while pregnant or breastfeeding
Taking Duphaston While Pregnant: What You Need To Know
If you're wondering whether to take Duphaston while pregnant, you need to read this first
What to Pack in your Hospital Bag
Here is the complete checklist...
Botox Treatments During Pregnancy: Harmful Or Safe?
What you need to know before considering Botox treatments when pregnant...
How To Prepare For Your Baby's Arrival In 10 Steps
The sooner you prepare, the better...
Reasons Behind Back Pain In Pregnancy And How To Prevent It
All you need to know about back pain in pregnancy...
Quick Guide: How To Calculate Your Week of Pregnancy And Due Date
It's not as confusing as you may think...
How To Choose The Perfect Baby Name
Tips to help parents-to-be find the perfect baby name...
Top 20 Modern Virtue Names Of 2018
These are the most popular this year...
EWmums Weekly Meet-Up for Mums in Dubai
This meet-up will be hosted by Asiya of the blog, Mama Basic, and is happening on Wednesday 24th January!
EWmums Meet-Up for Mums in Dubai
Join us on Wednesday, 17th January for our weekly meet-up for mums in Dubai.
Hottest 30 Baby Names Predictions of 2018
And we're less than 15 days away from New Year's...
Gentle Cesarean: A New Type of C-Section to Learn About
There's a new delivery option available for moms-to-be...
40 Baby Boy and Girl Names Inspired By Greek Mythology
Some of these are very popular...
Our Top 10 Maternity Outfits By Kate Middleton
Because what a better inspiration than a royal one...
20 Baby Names Inspired By Christmas
Just in case your due date is in December...
Prevent Pregnancy Stretch Marks with Palmer's Stretch Marks' Range
And you can start from the first trimester...
5 Palmer's Products to Add to Your Pregnancy Skincare Routine
Say goodbye to your pregnancy acne, dryness, itchiness, and of course stretch marks...
Top 5 Mommy Bloggers in Dubai
These bloggers cover all-things-mum...
Where to Find the Elf on the Shelf in Dubai
And you can shop from the comfort of your home...
Sindhu Arbani Shares Her 'Giving Birth in Dubai' Story
Sindhu went through 15 hours of labour...
Natural Remedies and Tips to Ease Swelling During Pregnancy
10 tips and natural remedies to ease swelling during pregnancy...
Top 5 Costume Stores in Dubai - For The Whole Family
The ultimate cosplay lovers' go-to guide to costume shops in Dubai
20 Indian-Muslim Baby Names
We've gathered 20 Indian-Muslim baby boy and girl names for you to consider
30 Indian Baby Names Inspired By Nature
These Indian baby names are modern and trendy as well...
20 Most Popular Indian Baby Names You Will Love
Having a hard time in finding the perfect Indian name? Check these out...
Top 6 Family-Friendly Places To Live in Dubai
Considering re-locating? We're here to help...
A Guide to Giving Birth With a Doula in Dubai
Because giving birth away from home can be overwhelming...
How To Apply For UAE Residency Visa, Passport, Emirates ID For Newborns In Dubai
Follow these steps for a hassle free procedure...