Your Pregnancy At Week 35

Weight: 2.4kg  Size: 46.2cm, Honeydew Melon  Weeks Left: 5
In a nutshell
Tingling Nipples
Nesting could have started
If your baby has dropped, you will be breathing easier now
Your baby is starting to develop fat in the cheeks

Your Body at Week 35

Varicose veins are common around this stage of pregnancy. During pregnancy the amount of blood increases to help support the development of your unborn baby. This then puts extra strain on your veins. Some tips to help deal with varicose veins include, buying some good support tights, keeping your feet elevated, and walking briskly.

Your Baby At Week 35 

This week, you may have noticed that your bump has either dropped or started to change shape. This has happened because your baby is starting to slowly turn head down towards the birth canal.

Week 35 TODO's

  1. Jump on your birthing ball this week to help encourage your baby to engage.
  2. Get yourself measured for a feeding bra that will allow extra growth.
  3. If you’ve not had your whopping cough jab yet, it’s not too late to have it now. Book yourself an appointment this week.
  4. Install the baby seat in the car this week.

Week 35 FAQ's

Product of the Week

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Boy & Girl Name of the Week

Gender: Male Origin: Diminutive of Oliver Meaning: "Olive Tree"
Gender: Female Origin: English Meaning: "Small stream"

Recipe of the Week

Lemon Cod with Basil Bean Mash
BABYGO Recipe of the Week
4.5 / 5
18 Min
Serves 2
9 Ingreds


  • 2 small bunches of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Skinless cods
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 240g pack of frozen soya beans
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Bunch of basil
  • 100ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • Cooking Instructions

    1. Heat oven to 200 degrees. Put the tomatoes onto a baking tray, run with a little oil and some seasoning, then roast for 5 minutes.
    2. Add the fish to the tray, top with most of the lemon zest and some more seasoning, then drizzle some more oil. Roast for 8-10 minutes until fish flakes easily.
    3. Meanwhile, cook the beans in a pan of boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain, then tip into a food processor with the rest of the oil, garlic, basil stalks, lemon juice and stock. Blitz until it becomes a purée. Season to taste.
    4. Once the cod is cooked, place onto a plate with the tomatoes and mash. Scatter the basil leaves and the remaining lemon zest to serve.

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