In this moment, it is possible that you feel pressure or discomfort on the upper part of the abdomen, and you also find it difficult to breathe and that you feel that you don’t get enough air in each inspiration. This is due to the fact that the uterus is already located 12 cm above the navel, which means that all the internal organs displace upwards.
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Don’t make efforts, try not to stand too long, you must keep your energies for the moment of labour.
Pregnancy is a big physical change, all the organism adapts to this situation, but it is possible that the cardiovascular and nervous systems are unable to react properly; therefore you may feel palpitations or dizziness, if you move quickly or make a big effort.
In the final stage, you must pay special attention to the formation of varicose veins in your legs. To avoid their apparition, you can perform massages on legs and feet, favouring the blood flow. Swimming or walking daily can be extremely helpful.
Changes in the fetus
The fetus already has the appearance of a baby. The head is more proportionate, compared to the rest of the body, and practically all the features of his face are formed, some of them have even fat cheeks.
During week 34, the skin of your child is becoming rosier and rosier and is less wrinkled, due to the accumulation of fat deposits.
He is able to tell the difference between clarity and darkness, and he is surrounded by a reddish clarity when sunlight gets to your abdomen. Your child can breath, suckle and swallow at the same time, which will allow him to feed himself when he is born.
At the end of this week he will be 44 cm long and will weight 2,315 grams. If the weight of your child is located between 1,750 and 2,900 grams, don’t worry, they are also considered normal values.
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