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The Second Trimester

In this section, we will present information week by week about how your baby is growing, symptoms that you may be experiencing, thoughts to consider and tips for a healthy pregnancy.

Week 17

Welcome to week seventeen!

You should be having an anatomy scan in a couple weeks to evaluate how your baby is growing.

If you don’t already know the gender, you will most likely also find out the sex of your baby at that ultrasound which is always exciting! It is a very detailed exam, and you will be surprised to see how much he/she has grown and how busy they are! If you are someone who is having a hard time believing that your pregnancy is real, that ultrasound should do it!

You should be having an anatomy scan in a couple weeks to evaluate how your baby is growing.

How my Baby Grows

Symptoms Mama may Feel or Experience

Thoughts to Consider

Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Dr. Cheryl Sharp,
Certified Nurse Midwife
Chief Content Officer