Pregnancy Times - The Second Trimester of Pregnancy

What is a Second Trimester of Pregnancy?

Welcome to your second trimester. The second trimester it's finally here! The second phase of this pregnancy is for 14 weeks, from weeks 14 to 27 (or the beginning of month four to the end of month six). You might feel and look better - Hello baby bump! Goodbye morning sickness. If your mood and energy levels are up, now is the perfect To e to get ready for your baby's arrival.

What will happen to your body?

Symptoms that you might have had in the first trimester of pregnancy start to improve in the second trimester. Many women say that their nausea and exhaustion start to fade, and that the second trimester is the easiest and most joyful period of their pregnancy. During the second trimester, your body will go through a lot of changes.

The following symptom and changes may occur :

  • Swelling of the ankles and hands
  • Itching
  • Skin changes like darkening of the skin around your nipples or patches of your dark skin.
  • Stretch marks on your stomach, breast, thighs or buttocks.
  • Feeling the baby moves.
  • The uterus expands,
  • Dizziness due to lower blood pressure.
  • Body aches.
  • Cramps can cause digestive problems or round ligament pain.

What happened to the baby?

During the second trimester, the baby can weigh from 750 gram to 1 kilogram. In the second trimester, the baby's brain will also develop. In fact, the fetus is able the environment near the fetus.

Complete the intake throughout the second trimester of pregnancy to ensure that the unborn baby's eyes and ears grow to their  full potential. Eyelashes and brows will start to develop at this age. as well. Not only the eyes, in the second trimester the baby's fingernails will grow and the baby will start to have fingertips on this fingers.

Not just body parts, in the second trimester, the baby's organs will continue to develop. The liver, pancreas and the kidneys will begin to function slowly. The baby's placenta will also experience very optimal development at this gestational age. This need to be noted, given that the placenta is a very vital organ to provide oxygen and nutrition to the unborn baby.

How to stay healthy?

Eating well and staying is as important as ever during pregnancy. It is also great for your physical and emotional and also baby in the womb as well. In your second trimester, consider walking, swimming, yoga and stationery cycling as light-to-moderate activity options. High-impact exercise and activities that put you at danger of failing, being harmed (particular;y in your stomach), or overheating are not advised.