Second Trimester

13 Weeks Pregnant: Can You Tell Gender at 13 Weeks?

Your baby’s reflexes are beginning to develop in your 13 weeks pregnant belly and the baby may respond to stimuli by bending or flexing legs and arms. The eyelids fuse together so that the eyes develop. At a 13 week...

Your 14 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms

In a week 14 pregnancy, your baby’s sex organs will continue to grow. You may be able to see the differential gender sex characteristics this week if you have not already done so. The baby will develop ovaries or a, ...

You and Your 15 Weeks Pregnant Belly: What to Expect

Your baby is able to form a fist in your week 15 pregnancy and begins to grow hair too. Eyebrows start to appear, as you will see on the 15 week gender ultrasound, along with potentially learning at this point whether you are...

Week 16 Of Your Pregnancy

Your baby's diaphragm is now developed and they may start to get the hiccups. You may feel this as little rhythmic flutters in your belly. Your baby now measures around 10 centimetres long and weighs about 100 grams. Facial...

Week 17 Of Your Pregnancy

Your baby is starting to gain weight. At around 12 centimetres long your baby is about the size of a large pear and weighs nearly 150 grams. [mobile_add addrotate_number="95"] CHANGES TO YOUR BODY: One big change you may...

Week 18 Of Your Pregnancy

Your baby's sense of hearing develops this week and he or she can now hear your heart beat. Their brain is continuing to develop cognitive skills and the nervous system keeps building up reflexes. Your baby may recoil from...

Week 19 Of Your Pregnancy

Your baby is now covered in vernix, a slippery white coating that protects his or her skin. This week your baby becomes more active then ever as nerve cells continue to develop. [mobile_add addrotate_number="95"] CHANGES TO...

Week 20 Of Your Pregnancy

Congratulations! You are half way through your pregnancy. Your baby should measure about 14 centimetres from crown to rump and weigh between 300 and 350 grams. He or she is starting to develop physical characteristics and may...

Week 21 Of Your Pregnancy

By the end of this week, your baby will measure about 15 centimetres from crown to rump and weigh about 500 grams. Your baby has developed the ability to swallow and can ingest your amniotic fluid but their main source of...

Week 22 Of Your Pregnancy

This week your baby's tongue forms taste buds. If your baby will be born with hair on its head it may start growing around now. Some babies are born with a full head of hair while others come out completely bald. [mobile_add...

Week 23 Of Your Pregnancy

Your baby's lungs will grow extensively this week, but they  are still getting all their oxygen from the placenta. Although your baby won't take their first breath until they are born, the lungs will develop and strengthen...

Week 24 Of Your Pregnancy

Your baby has now developed their sense of balance, and can tell which way is up inside your belly. His or her skeleton continues to grow thicker and stronger this week. CHANGES TO YOUR BODY: Some time in your second...

Week 25 Of Your Pregnancy

By this week, all your baby's bones have fully developed, although they haven't finished hardening so they're still rubbery. This week, your baby's pushes, kicks and rolls will probably occur more frequently - and. ...

Week 26 Of Your Pregnancy

This week your baby develops thick eyelashes and more hair on its head. The lungs and spine also continue to grow. At this stage your baby's spine is about the length of your palm. [mobile_add addrotate_number="95"] CHANGES...

Week 27 Of Your Pregnancy

This is the first week of the third trimester! By now your baby is at least 20 centimetres from crown to rump and weighs just under one kilo. He or she will gain around 250 grams each week for the next ten weeks. [mobile_add...

Week 28 Of Your Pregnancy

The big news this week is that your baby will now be able to open their eyes which have been sealed closed for a number of weeks. The average weight of a baby at about week 28 is just over a kilo. Your baby probably measures...

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