second trimester 

14 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Time to tell your boss that you're pregnant! Credit: GE Healthcare With the fatigue, morning sickness and weight gain of the first trimester, your boss may have already figured out that you'll soon be taking a leave of absence, but you...

15 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

You might be able to feel the top of your uterus four to five inches under your belly button. Credit: GE Healthcare Sleep is much easier in the second trimester; just try not to sleep on your back, as it can decrease circulation to you...

16 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Your "pregnancy glow" comes from increased blood circulation and hormones. Credit: GE Healthcare
You'll likely be seeing your doctor for another checkup soon, so be sure to share any questions or concerns you might have.
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17 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Your baby's sense of hearing is developing now. Credit: GE Healthcare If you're pregnant during flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that you get a flu shot to keep you and your baby healthy. Your ob/gy...

18 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

You might be experiencing low blood pressure. Credit: GE Healthcare You're nearly halfway through your pregnancy. How's your partner holding up? Tell him specific ways he can help you as your pregnancy progresses, whether you want him ...

19 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

The parts of your baby's brain that are responsible for the senses are specializing. Credit: GE Healthcare How are you holding up? If you're dealing with back pain, headaches or other nagging pains, talk to your doctor before you take ...

20 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Are you having a boy or a girl? Now's the time to find out (if you want to find out!). Credit: GE Healthcare
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21 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

This is the stage of pregnancy that most women enjoy the most, so relax! Credit: GE Healthcare
How's the name game going? Check out the top 10 names from 2008, courtesy of the Social Security Administration.
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22 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Time to sign up for a childbirth education class. Credit: GE Healthcare If you'd like to fit in a babymoon, or one last pre-baby getaway, better do it soon. It's best to travel before you reach 28 weeks. If you fly, be sure to drink pl...

23 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Your baby's footprints and fingerprints are forming. Credit: GE Healthcare Do leg cramps wake you up at night? They're a common pregnancy complaint. Getting regular exercise and stretching your legs before you hit the sheets may help p...

24 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Your baby's taste buds are developing now. Credit: GE Healthcare Many moms- and dads-to-be give their baby a cute, weird or amusing nickname like Peanut, Lemon or Chaka Khan before she's born. Does your baby have an in utero nickname? ...

25 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Have you had any weird food cravings yet? Credit: GE Healthcare Many moms-to-be have cravings throughout their pregnancies, whether it's for something they can't have, like a glass of wine, something they'd never normally eat, like a b...

26 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

You'll grow about 1/2 inch per week throughout the rest of your pregnancy. Credit: GE Healthcare You're almost there -- just 14 weeks to go! If your baby were born now, there's a very good chance he'd survive: 80 percent of babies born...

27 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

Have you felt your baby hiccup? Credit: GE Healthcare
Credit: GE Healthcare As your second trimester comes to an end, start looking into labor and child care classes, consider taking a tour of the hospital (if it's offer...

Pregnancy fact or fiction: Eating for two (or three)

Just how much are you supposed to eat when you're pregnant? According to MayoClinic.com, the average (not overweight, not underweight) woman should gain between 25-35 pounds during pregnancy. But, does it matter what your doctor says, what your frie...

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