Day 211, Week 31

Your Pregnancy Journey

Now that your uterus is growing in size, the weight falls on your body. You may find yourself getting tired around this period. Breathlessness is very common during this time of pregnancy. You may notice feeling exhausted doing normal every chores or when you indulge in simple activities like climbing the stairs, when you exert yourself or talk continuously. But do not worry, even though you feel breathless the oxygen to the baby is adequate.  You can do a few things to help you feel better in this phase

Deep Breathing

Make some time everyday to do some deep breathing. Concentrate on your breath as you breathe in and breathe out and this practice is not only good for you and your baby’s health but will also help you deal with pregnancy anxieties and breathlessness. Take a few moments! While climbing stairs mom should pause at every landing take a few deep breaths and then proceed further.


Exercises as suggested by your prenatal care provider can also help deal with the feeling of breathlessness. However along with breathlessness if you experience chest pain, cough or severely not being able to breathe you must call your doctor immediately. Try and prepare yourself with nursing wear and gowns so that you don’t have to run around once the baby is born. You must buy nursing inner garments nursing kurtis/gowns with zips. Look through our section on Awww to help you plan this well.

Your baby’s growth

As each week passes by our baby is getting ready to make its way into the world. Your bond with your baby is one of the most unique in the world and the baby feels and listens to everything along with his mom. It is a magical time and the wait will soon be over. The baby now weighs app. 1800 gms.

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