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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 23

Welcome to week twenty three!

As your baby gets bigger and bigger in the second trimester it might be time to check out articles in Go-to-Topics about comfort measures. Most of the discomfort is caused by ligaments that support your growing uterus.

There are other discomforts related to sciatica, varicose veins and pelvic pressure. These discomforts do not affect all women and women tend to have them in varying degrees. Good news is that for most women there are ways to lessen the discomfort and still enjoy your pregnancy.

As your baby gets bigger and bigger in the second trimester it might be time to check out articles in Go-to-Topics about comfort measures.

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