The Second trimester carries the highest risk of miscarriage. During the second trimester, the development of the baby can be more easily monitored and diagnosed. From the beginning of the third trimester the baby is able to survive, with or without medical help, outside of the womb.
Second Trimester Pregnancy symptoms
Second Trimester Pregnancy symptoms. Many of the early symptoms of pregnancy will have subsided by this stage and the morning sickness or feelings of nausea would have eased off. This is the time when you will have a feeling of well-being. People may well say that you are looking 'blooming'. That said, some symptoms are reported during the Second trimester which include heartburn, backache, constipation, piles, leg cramps and Braxton Hicks contractions. The woman's belly is usually very upright during this stage of pregnancy.
The contents of this section provides facts, definitions and helpful information for pregnant women. The start, the various signs and symptoms and development phases.
- Early stages
- Development phases Second trimester
- Fetal development
- Helpful Information
- Pregnancy Symptoms
The Second Trimester is for educational purposes
Discover exactly how your body is adapting and how your baby is growing and developing via the information found on this page have been of help. The information is for educational purposes only and for specific medical advice, diagnosis, and treatment please consult your doctor.
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