From the 34th week is your child theoretically able to survive? About six weeks before the birth, it's all about the finishing touches and about gaining weight and height. The latter you notice on a stomach that does not stop growing. Good that after the 34th SSW goes into maternity protection! Find out why you can now eat only small meals despite higher energy requirements and whether you are entitled to maternity benefits.
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SSW 34: This is how your baby develops
It is getting tighter in your stomach for your baby. Therefore, the 34th SSW will continue to make you feel and cuddle when it is awake - which is certainly also then, if you actually want to sleep. The little human being is now fully developed, all that's left is fine tuning.
Above all, calcium is important for the skeletal structure in the 34th week of pregnancy - dairy products should therefore be abundant on your diet. And of course it's also in the 34th SSW about the weight. Baby builds up fat reserves - and nails. The latter protrude beyond the edge of the fingertips in the 34th week of pregnancy, so the child can scratch himself.
Nevertheless, the nails of a newborn need no cut at first. The nails of little babies are very soft. When cutting, there is a risk of injuring the nail bed. From about the fifth week of life you can start with nail care. Get a baby nail scissor with a rounded tip.Abdominal pain in pregnancyWomen who are twitching pinches and tucks in the abdomen more often. That is normal. Sometimes, however, are also serious causes behind it. In expectant mums tweaks and pulls it more often times in the stomach. That is normal. Sometimes, however, there are serious causes behind it.
34th SSW ultrasound: That's visible
Your baby in the 34th SSW measures about 44 inches and weighs about 2,200 grams. If birth would start in the 34th week of pregnancy, that would be about six weeks too early, but your child would have more than 90 percent chance of survival if it is basically healthy.