Your baby at 31 weeks
Your baby’s eyes can focus now. The lungs are developing rapidly, but your baby would not be fully able to breathe on their own until about 36 weeks.
You at 31 weeks
Your midwife and doctors will offer to check your blood pressure at every appointment. This is because high blood pressure can be harmful for women and their babies, and can be an early sign of pre-eclampsia. Other signs of pre-eclampsia include bad headache, vision problems and pain below your ribs.