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31 Weeks Pregnant, Are you tired most of the day and need a few comforting tips for you and safety tips for your baby? Actually, your baby is safe, as you visit the doctor periodically, have balanced and healthy food and get your nutritional supplements in time, but you need to relax and eat small portions of food several times a day.
If you can see your baby clearly at the 31st week of your pregnancy, you will notice he look exactly like the newborn baby, but he is still 1.5 kg. As he will grow rapidly from now on, the type and rhythm of his movements will change whenever your womb gets tight.
For example, your baby can move his large organs and even all of his body now, but by the end of your pregnancy, he will be able to move his hands and feet hardly. Now, your baby’s body including the hands and legs are in proportion with his head, but they will be larger at the coming weeks and after his birth.
As your baby is gaining weight, he will try to function most of his organs to train them for the real work after birth. For instance, he can pass water throughout his bladder, breath air through his lungs and develop his own sleeping and waking routine. Your baby’s brain at the 31st week is developing trillions of individual nerve cells and developing several spots in the brain to perceive the five senses’ signals, process information, and track light.
You will certainly gain weight rapidly starting from this week, as you may gain 450g weekly, but make sure that you will lose several kilograms on and after the delivery day. You may get practice contraction and feel uncomfortable from inside and outside your tummy; so, you need to relax as much as you can and prepare a better environment and positions for a deep sleep. Hi you find the heartburn annoying during the 31st week of your pregnancy; your doctor can prescribe an antacid to ease such a painful symptom.
If this expected baby is not your first one, you should prepare your existing kids psychologically to accept the new comer and love him even before he comes. If you are not vulnerable to premature pregnancy, you can have sex freely and your baby’s reaction can be quite or active, but in all cases he will be fine.