Second Trimester

At 20 weeks pregnant your baby is now probably between 5 and a half and 6 and a half inches long from head to rump and weighs about 9 ounces. She may be halfway home, but at week 20,...
There are so many products on the market for new mothers that your list for possible registry items might as well be as long as a novel. We are here to simplify and provide you with the ultimate registry...
{"autoplay":true} While no one would say it's all downhill from here (there's labor after all, as well as the aches and pains of late pregnancy), for many women the second trimester feels like the "easy" part of pregnancy. Fear of...
At 19 weeks pregnant your baby is now close to 6 inches from crown to rump about the size of an heirloom tomato, but only weighs about 7 ounces. She still has a lot of growing ahead of her:...
Your baby has a lot more growing to do before birth, but he is getting bigger every day. He is now 5 to 5 and a half inches from crown to rump, and weighs about 5 ounces. By the time...
At 17 weeks pregnant, your baby is close to 5 inches long and weighs 3.5 ounces. Her head no longer appears so large in proportion to her body. Her eyes are larger, although they will remain closed for a...
You may feel your baby move this week -- but don't worry if you do not. Fetal movement -- known as "quickening" -- is normally detectable by the mother any time between the 16 weeks pregnant and the 20th week...
Each day the little person inside of you is looking more like -- well, a little person. The fine, downy hair that covers the entire body -- known as lanugo -- will also appear around this time. Lanugo provides...
At 14 weeks pregnant your baby is now about the size of a lemon -- from 3 1/2 inches to 4 inches from crown to rump -- and weighs about one ounce. She is gradually uncurling from her C...
At 13 weeks pregnant your baby continues to grow rapidly, and his organs and systems are becoming more efficient and complex. His brain is growing larger and more sophisticated every day, enabling him to perform more functions. His skeleton...
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