Week 34 of Your Pregnancy


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Pregnancy Symptoms

Few of the symptoms which you may notice at 34 weeks are:

Enlarged Breasts

Your breats will continue to grow and feel heavy until you give birth. The mammary glands are preparing for breastfeeding. Some women may find that their breasts are leaking. You can buy maternity or nursing bras for extra support at this stage, especially if you are experiencing leaky breasts.

Blurry Vision

Blurry vision is one of the lesser symptoms of pregnancy. Fluid retention, common during pregnancy, can also happen in the cornea part of your eyes, leading to blurry vision. Changes in the cornea due to hormones, high blood pressure, and diabetes can all lead to blurry vision. If worried, you can talk to your paediatrician.


This happens due to the hormone progesterone. This hormone causes more blood flow to the uterus to support your growing bean. As a result, the blood flow to your brain reduces, your blood pressure reduces, and you will experience dizziness and this is normal during pregnancy.

Swelling in feet and ankles - Edema

Fluid retention is common during pregnancy, especially at the later stages. By the power of gravity, this fluid retention, also known as edema happens in your legs and feet, causing swelling. Your ever growing uterus also puts pressure on your legs, cutting down the blood supply and leading to a fluid build-up.

Baby's Development

How big is your baby?

Baby’s Length: 10.9 inches(28cms)
Baby’s Weight: 0.43 kgs

Baby’s Eyes

Baby opens his/her eyes when he/she is awake and closes while sleeping. Baby’s eyes are developing pigments which will decide his/her eye color. Although your baby may have a different eye color at the time of birth, it will change until the baby is about 1 or 2 years old.

Baby’s Skin

The waxy, cheesy coating on your baby’s skin called ‘Vernix’ begins to thicken this week before it starts shedding in the next few weeks.

Baby’s Nails

Baby’s nails are growing at lightning speed and now have reached his/her fingertips.


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