Second Trimester

13 Weeks Pregnant

Your baby’s reflexes are beginning to develop in your 13 weeks and he or she may be responding to stimuli by bending or flexing legs and arms. This is also the week during which your baby may start to put their thumb...

Your 14 Weeks Pregnant Symptoms

In week 14 of your pregnancy, your baby's sex organs will continue to grow. During this week they will develop ovaries or a prostrate depending whether they are a boy or a girl. Your baby's thyroid also starts working...

You and Your 15 Weeks Pregnant Belly: What to Expect

At 15 weeks your baby is able to form a fist. Hair begins to grow and eyebrows start to appear. A fine layer of hair, known as lanugo, is starting to cover your baby’s body. This hair keeps the baby’s body temperature...

16 Weeks 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...

17 Weeks Of Your Pregnancy

Your baby is starting to gain weight at 17 weeks and is around 12 centimetres long - about the size of a large pear and weighs nearly 150 grams. Your baby is starting to hear sounds outside your body now, and some may...

Week 18 Of Your Pregnancy

Your baby's brain can now start to process the sounds that the ears are sending to it and the retinas in their eyes continue to become more light sensitive. At 18 weeks, their brain is continuing to develop cognitive...

Week 19 Of Your Pregnancy

Exciting times! You’re just around the corner from your 20 week scan! You’ll get to see your little mango on screen. Yep, that’s right, they are around the size of a mango! Your baby’s skin is now covered in, ...

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 21 weeks, 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

Week 22! past the half way mark and the weeks feel like they are flying by! Before you know it you’ll be cuddling your gorgeous little bundle! Your baby has started growing hair on its head. Some babies are born...

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. CHANGES TO YOUR BODY: After being a little...

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. CHANGES TO...

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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