This week your baby weighs more than four and a half pounds and is still gaining weight, and your baby has reached an important milestone about now: She’s got her own immune system.
Let Heidi Murkoff author of What To Expect While You’re Expecting, Walk you through Week 33 of your pregnancy and fill you in on all the exciting developments!
It’s week 33 and as your watermelon-sized belly is likely to attest, your baby has come a long way from his poppy seed size status. He seems like a relative heavyweight at four and a half pounds, but remember, he could double that weight in the coming weeks. Happily he won’t be doubling his height. At around 17 to 19 inches long, your baby is pretty close to the length he’ll be at birth.
What’s going on in that uterine nursery? Well, your fetus is starting to react remarkably like the infant he’ll become. Sensitive to the light that penetrates through your now thinner abdominal walls, drowsy eyes drift shut to sleep when it’s dark and flicker open when it’s light. These are your dozing darling’s first lessons in learning the difference between night and day, a distinction that’s obviously important once he’s outside the womb.
Still playing a crucial role is the amniotic fluid that surrounds your floating baby. It’s around one degree warmer than your body temperature, so it serves to keep your baby toasty and warm until the big day. Until now, there was more amniotic fluid than actual baby in your womb, a ratio that created a cushion between you and your little boxer.
But now, amniotic fluid levels have topped out and your baby’s taking up more room in the uterus. The result? There’s less elbowroom for baby and less of a cushion for mama, meaning those left hooks and karate kicks will be more uncomfortable for you.
Though your little one may be able to throw a mean jab, he’s not quite ready for a prime time bout. His body is still busy developing its independent immune system, thanks in large part to the antibodies you’re passing along through the placenta. Thanks, mom!
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33 weeks and 4 days 45 more days to go until I meet my little princess, 🙏🏽❤ wishing and praying for all the pregnant Mommy's a safe delivery 🙏🏽❤
33 weeks today am exhausted to the core, am always hungry and breathing is hard
24-6-2020 lmp,,, 27-3-1987… plz rply me baby girl
DEC 2020💚 MAN IS THIS KID ALREADY A KARATE MASTER IN MY WOMB! This is my first full term pregnancy. MY BABY MOVES SOOO MUCH. I have friends and family members w/ babies or that are also preggo and it’s almost like they never feel/ felt their baby kick their ribs, or feel as many abrupt movements. I must have a very, VERY active baby. I feel it’s strong kicks, shuffles, and hickups daily. I know all babies are different and are positioned differently too. We’re Team green, don’t know the gender but MAN this kid is like brushing my womb.. Doc says it’s all good and the baby is healthy and it’s a great sign. Has any other momma had a VERY active baby? I wanna hear from other moms!! Swear I’ve been feeling karate chops since like week 17/18. 💚💚💚 I think there’s a girl in there. Some say boys move more but again, all babies are different. Some women never even know they are pregnant which blows my mind!!
33 weeks and I just cant wait to push her out so I can sleep on any positions.😁
I am 33 weeks today with a boy i have preeclampsia so he'll be here November 7th 2020. Original due is November 28th 2020
33 weeks and 3 days. I’m TIRED. I just want my prize at this point Lmaoo
COVID 19 during pregnancy 🤰 smh
Lol my baby girl was 2 oz away from 4 pounds at 29w 1d I can only imagine how big she is now😧
BAby in the thumbnail looks stoned
33wks and a day when will it end am fed up 😭😭😭
33 weeks 1 day today 💓 Baby Girl due Oct 6th
Am 33 weeks my first child and i pee alot and the baby play alot
33 weeks come on baby t 🥰🥰
Had my son at 33 weeks
33 weeks today September 21 please hurry up
33 weeks today. Heartburn and breathlessness is driving me nuts. It's almost over tho!🙌🏾
33 weeks pregnant and I can’t sleep for nothing it’s hard for me to get comfortable can’t wait til this is over waiting to meet my baby girl
I’m 33 weeks this week and I’m getting so uncomfortable. I can barely eat but when I do I feel so full it makes me nauseous. I get dizzy a lot too and she’s pushing against my belly hard so there’s a lot of pressure. Trying to be positive and just be grateful for my miracle! I’m so ready for her to be here though lol
33 weeks pregnant with our first! A baby girl 💕 Praying for a safe and healthy delivery for all mamas out there during this 2020 global pandemic. We can do it! WARRIORS
33 weeks and still a long journey feels, keep happy and busy mom..
I am 33 weeks today. I can't wait to see my Princess 😍
4.5 pounds hahaha. Im 33 werks and my baby is the size of a 36 weeks.. 6.9lbs
I will be 33 weeks tomorrow
33 weeks today 💙
Me watching this only 29 weeks preggo: 👁👄👁
Is there any problem double loop of cord around the neck at 32 weeks of pregnancy
My wife already 33 weeks today 😊😊
I'm 33 weeks due july 26 cnt wait to have my son.
33 & 3 days pregnant 😂 it feels like I been pregnant for ever.!!!
I'm 33 weeks 🤪 7 weeks to go😊
33wks tomorrow! She was already 5 lbs 7 oz 2wks ago lol
33 weeks pregnant tomorrow
I’m 32 weeks May year 2020. So historic as the world is on hold this baby isn’t!
I'm 33 weeks tomorrow and getting increasingly nervous about birth lol
Anybody here pregnant during this Covid -19?
I'm 33 weeks now
33weeks pregnant today and just thought I'd checkup on baby…😉
So urm my aunt is pregnant, the baby is about 5 months but the problem is that the baby is only 400 grams
33 weeks ! Almost ready 💕💝 can’t wait 😍
33+3 with baby #2. The kicks being stronger is no joke. They literally hurt sometimes. 😅
My usg shows 1226g fetal weight at 31+4 wks.. Dr told overall growth z less. He recommended to hv observation for 2 weeks.. Chances of iugr. My workplace is ot. Does isofluorane interferes fetal growth?
he's beating me up!!!! help lol
My baby was born at this time and he was perfectly okay,