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    Your Pregnancy Week by Week

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    Hey Mom-to-be, many congratulations and all the very best for the upcoming glorious days. Now you have entered into 35th week of your pregnancy, and your tummy must be looking wow. Enjoy this phase as soon all these pregnancy talks will go, and baby talks will start. Your baby will now come down and settle into the pelvis (preparing for delivery). This is called Lightening. Now, your baby is gaining a weight of 0.2-0.4 kg per week till delivery.

                       

    Pregnancy Symptoms 

    You are closing now to the completion of your pregnancy, and may experience following late-pregnancy signs and discomforts: 

    • Easy to breathe: By this time, you may have started feeling better in terms of breathing discomfort. Your breath must have become easier and comfortable and shortness of breath must have gone. If it’s still there, do not worry, it will go soon.  
    • Frequency to pee increases: With increasing size of uterus, its pressure on bladder may further increase your frequency of urination.  
    • Pelvic discomfort: With growing baby, increasing uterus size and baby settling into pelvis, you will feel some pelvic discomfort. This is just a sign that your pregnancy is entering into its final phase.  
    • Nesting instinct :The desire to clean and organize home is strongest in this last weeks .Get your home ready for the new baby.  


    Exercise and physical activity: 

    Continue practicing deep breathing and relaxation techniques Do some pelvic floor exercises to strengthen the muscles which support your bladder.  You can start with these steps and continue after birth. 

    • First of all, sit and lean slightly forward with a straight back. 
    • Squeeze and lift the pelvic floor muscles as if you are trying to hold urine for a minute. 
    • Hold the squeeze as you count to 8; relax for 8 seconds. If you can’t hold for 8, just hold as long as you can. 
    • Repeat the whole procedure 3 times a day as your body allow.  
    • Keep breathing while exercising. Try not to tighten your buttocks. 
    • Do everything in limit and do not exhaust yourself with any procedure and consult your doctor before trying any exercise. Connect with yoga and exercise expert.  


    Things to do this week 

    • Take a tour of the hospital where you’ll be delivering and get familiar with the staff.  
    • Join child educator classes and clear all doubts and queries. 
    • Ensure breastfeeding counseling  
    • Eat healthily, sleep well and stay active.