2nd Trimester of Pregnancy

2nd Trimester

Pregnancy brings about many changes, both physical and hormonal. Each week below describes how your baby is developing, and how your body is adapting to support the new life that is growing inside you. Use our weekly guide to help you navigate along the pathway to motherhood and to find out how the miracle of life is unfolding inside you. In addition, you'll find articles that relate specifically to what will hopefully be a surprisingly comfortable time in your pregnancy.
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5 Natural Ways to Help Alleviate Anxiety During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be an incredibly wonderful time in your life, as well as a very scary time in your ...
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When Will I Feel the Baby Move?

Women experience different sensations, so what you feel may not be what your sister felt or what your neighbor feels. It could be a flutter or a ...
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Home Birth vs. Hospital Birth

There are many different opinions and sides to this subject; I think we should all just agree that everyone is looking for the best pregnancy ...
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Making a Birth Plan: Is That Why They Call It Labor?

As your pregnancy progresses, you will be thinking about the actual birthing process. You may be dreaming of a simple and natural delivery, and ...
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It is not uncommon for women to get heartburn during pregnancy. Many women begin getting this acid reflux during the second half of their ...
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Why Should I Save My Baby’s Cord Blood?

During pregnancy, the umbilical cord serves a vital function - it delivers oxygenated, nutrient-rich blood from the placenta to your developing ...
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