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

Now you’re a fully fledged member of the trimester two club, it’s time to starting thinking about doing all those things you abandoned in the first trimester because you felt so wretched. Think about doing some exercise,...

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

By week 17 your baby is around 12 centimetres long - as big as an pear and weighs nearly 150 grams!Because of this growth you may be able to feel the baby moving inside you which can feel like gas bubbling in your tummy....

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

You’re in week 23! More exciting things are happening on the baby front. To start with, your bub is as big as a grapefruit! While that’s still tiny compared to the average size at birth, it’s ginormous compared to it...

Week 24 Of Your Pregnancy

No doubt you are feeling your baby kicking and bouncing around in your belly - one of the really wonderful things about pregnancy. When all the hard symptoms gets you down, feeling your baby move will make up for it in. ...

Week 25 Of Your Pregnancy

At week 25 your baby is as big as a cauliflower and weighs around 1kg! All their bones are fully developed, but they are still very soft however, they are now perfectly formed.As your baby grows and gets stronger, you...

Week 26 Of Your Pregnancy

Welcome to week 26. Your baby’s spine is about the length of your palm, and in-keeping and about as big as a zucchini.Your baby’s eyes are forming this week and will start to open in the next few weeks. Cute fact:...

Week 27 Of Your Pregnancy

Congratulations, you’re on the home straight! In week 27 you say goodbye to the second trimester!Your baby is now around the size of a cucumber and will gain around 250 grams a week for at least the next ten weeks.’...

Week 28 Of Your Pregnancy

At week 28 your baby is the size of an eggplant so it’s getting a little bit tight in there, so you’ll feel their movements more strongly and they’ll be weighing heavier on your bladder, so you’ll be up and down to...

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