Risks of Delivering a Baby at 33 Weeks. Along with the risks noted above relating to the babies’ undeveloped respiratory system, babies born at 33 weeks also have undeveloped brains. This means that if a baby is born at this time, there is a greater risk of them developing behavioral and/or learning difficulties.How old is baby at 33 weeks?
Babies born at 33 weeks have excellent survival rates. Babies born between 32 and 34 weeks are considered mildly premature and will need less intervention than babies born earlier. They will likely need to spend time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to maintain their temperature and may require oxygen for a short period of time.