33 Weeks Pregnant

Baby's Development

The digestive tract and the lungs are now nearly fully matured. The skin becomes less red and wrinkled.

Your Developments

The ligaments in your pelvic area will be loosening and stretching to accommodate the baby. This may result in backache. Constipation can be another result of the decelerated digestive process. As food moves slower than usual through your intestines, more water is extracted leaving the stool drier and harder. 1 to 1.5kg (2.3 - 3.5 lb) weight gain over the past month. On average 10 1/2 oz (300 gms) a week.

Pregnancy To Do's for Week 33

Eat food that is high in fibre such as fruit, vegetables and cereals with bran. Drink liquids and exercise regularly.

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