Second Trimester Pregnancy: What to Expect?

Written by Peony C Echavez
Second Trimester Pregnancy

The second trimester is the easiest and most manageable period of pregnancy. By the 13th week of pregnancy, morning sickness and extreme fatigue should be fading away. While there are still greater changes happening inside a woman’s body, doctors reckon that second trimester is the best time for mothers to relax, regain energy and enjoy the womanhood!

Minutiae: During the second trimester of pregnancy, the baby is about the size of a plum!

Mother’s Bodily Changes

It is true that mothers during the second trimester of pregnancy experience less irritating symptoms, but it should be noted that their bodies do not stop undergoing significant changes. Find out what second trimester of pregnancy does to a mother’s body.

Mother’s Bodily Changes

Signs and Symptoms

Pregnancy is a unique experience. Not all signs and symptoms of pregnancy occur and true to all mothers. Every pregnancy experience has its own story, so do not wonder if you might be greatly affected by these pregnancy symptoms while others do not.

Signs and Symptoms

Fetal Growth and Development

The following are the significant developments occurring in babies during second trimester of pregnancy.

Fetal Growth and Development

5 Do’s and Don’ts

The following are the things mothers should do and avoid during second trimester of pregnancy.

Dos and Donts

Contributor : Peony C Echavez ()

This Article Has Been Published on May 3, 2014 and Last Modified on February 7, 2019

Peony is a registered nurse and former Director of Nursing services for a large nursing facility. She has written web content for a large health education website, and currently creates content for a number of health practisioners. Connect with her on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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