Women's Healthcare Topics

Second Trimester

13 Weeks Pregnant

Find out about shortness of breath, recommended weight gain and more.

You are probably feeling remarkably better than you have in the previous weeks. Your should have a renewed sense of vigor.

14 Weeks Pregnant

Read about, mom's changes, exercising, constipation, weight gain and pregnancy health tips.

Your abdomen should start pouching out slightly. The uterus is just above your pubic bone, and this may give you a slightly rounder belly.

15 Weeks Pregnant

Your bump is getting more noticeable. Find out about bladder infections, medication safety in pregnancy.

Now is a wonderful time to start talking to your baby. Your little bundle of joy's ears have developed to the point that he or she can hear some sounds.

16 Weeks Pregnant

You might be able to feel baby's tiny movements now. Find out about the AFP blood test.

Congratulations, you should be showing! You will be amazed at how fast your belly grows.

17 Weeks Pregnant

Learn about fetal development, mom's changes to expect, such as stress, heartburn and carpal tunnel syndrome.

As your belly gets larger, your center of gravity shifts upward. You may feel uneasy.

18 Weeks Pregnant

You can feel baby move now, find out the gender of your baby, and learn about increase appetite and pregnancy weight gain.

By now, you are probably anxious to feel your baby's first movements, called "quickening".

19 Weeks Pregnant

Learn about your weight gain, traveling and using hot tubs.

Your center of gravity has shifted upward and this change can be affecting your balance.

20 Weeks Pregnant

Learn about your baby's development, sleep problems, and ultrasounds in the second trimester.

You have reached your halfway mark - only 20 more weeks until your baby is born!

21 Weeks Pregnant

Read about exercise, stretch marks and fibroids.

The most magical parts of being pregnant if feeling your babies regular movements now.

23 Weeks Pregnant

Learn about crazy mood swings, Braxton Hicks contractions and premature birth.

Try to get all the rest that you can. As your belly gets larger, sleeping may become difficult.

24 Weeks Pregnant

Learn about bonding with your baby while in the womb.

You should be enjoying your second trimester, symptoms.

25 Weeks Pregnant

 Read about what other pregnancy symptoms, gestational diabetes, and maternity leave guidelines.

It's time to discuss the details of your upcoming maternity leave. You want to be prepared.

26 Weeks Pregnant

 New pregnancy problems may start to plague you. Find out other pregnancy symptoms to expect; learn about preeclampsia.

Your weight may fluctuate from day to day due to water retention so try not to weigh every day.

27 Weeks Pregnant

learn about preterm labor, maternity leave, and over-the-counter medicine safety.

You may notice that some of your old pregnancy symptoms are coming back, such as fatigue!