Each day, you and your baby are changing and growing together. Here's a quick look at what's happening to both of you.
Even when you don't notice it, your body is adapting to meet the needs of your growing baby. The changes in your body might also affect your moods.
Your uterus expands as baby grows. As the weeks go by, you will feel more pressure on your bladder, stomach, and other organs. You may notice some skin color changes on your forehead, nose, or cheeks.
The second trimester is often easier than the first. Still, be prepared for mood swings. These are due to the increase in hormones (chemicals that affect the way organs work) produced by your body. These mood swings are a normal part of pregnancy.
Baby's heartbeat may be heard with a Doppler (hand-held ultrasound device). Baby has eyelashes, nails, and hair.
You may feel your baby move. After a growth spurt, your baby nears 10 inches.
Baby's fingerprints have formed. Your baby weighs about 2 pounds and is about 12 inches long.
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