You may also experience urgency to visit the bathroom or a lack of bladder control when you cough, sneeze, or even laugh. You should however not cut back on liquids as you will need plenty of fluids at this stage of pregnancy. You can practice mild form of Kegel exercises which will strengthen the pelvic muscles and prevent pregnancy induced incontinence.
You should also eat a nutritious pregnancy diet with proteins and minerals. Your pregnancy diet should be well balanced and should meet the growing needs of the baby.
At about 20 inches and five and a half pounds Your baby has almost reached its full growth by this stage . But it will continue to gain weight over the next month or two also. The baby starts accumulating fat at a decent pace; the fat percentage may be even as high as 15 percent in contrast to the 2 percent fat content in the middle of your pregnancy.
Just before delivery this percent will further increase to 30 percent. This means the baby will transform to a chubby and plump baby from a skinny one at the time of delivery. The pregnancy calendar will give more details regarding the transformation of the baby and bodily changes in the expectant mother.
The baby’s brain power also continues to grow at an amazing speed at this stage. The baby’s skull is still soft at the 35th week of pregnancy. This will allow it to squeeze its way easily through the birth canal. You should look for any complications and consult a health care provider immediately. A healthy diet and moderate exercise paves the way for a healthy baby. Pregnancy massage can be undertaken to get relief from tired legs or aching feet and ankles.