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From physical changes to getting the chance to see your baby for the first time - here’s an overview of what to expect during the second trimester (15-27 weeks) of your pregnancy.

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Video About Your Second Trimester

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Watch to learn more about what you and your developing baby will experience during the 2nd trimester.

Babies' Development During the Second Trimester

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The second trimester is a time of rapid growth for your baby (called a fetus). Most of the brain's development begins now and will continue after your baby's birth.

Healthy Weight Gain in the Second Trimester

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

How much weight should you be gaining now? The average amount for a woman in her second trimester is less than a pound a week.

Mothers' Physical Changes During the Second Trimester

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

During the second trimester - weeks 15 to 27 of pregnancy - your emotions may feel more stable. You’ll also experience a range of new physical changes.

Check-ups and Tests in the Second Trimester

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

During your second trimester, you’ll see your doctor or midwife about once a month, unless you need extra care.

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