35 Weeks Pregnant

Baby is the size of a

kabocha squash

Baby this Week

  • Virtually the entire uterus is now occupied by the baby.
  • This restricts baby’s activity.

How Big is Baby?

Baby is 18.19 inches long (46.2 cm)
(Measured from crown to heel)
Baby weighs 5.25lbs (2383 grams)

*Metrics above are estimates of baby at 35 weeks.

Your Developments

  • Backaches are often caused by muscles and ligaments relaxing in preparation for the stretching required in delivery, and also by the added off-center weight of the enlarged uterus.
  • The placenta is nearly 4 times as thick as it was 20 weeks ago, and weighs about 1 lb, 4 oz (570 gms).

Pregnancy To Do’s

  • Back exercises, such as the ‘pelvic tilt’ can help strengthen back and abdomen muscles.
  • Wear comfortable low heeled shoes or flats.
  • Avoid heavy lifting.

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