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Trimester 2

WEEK BY WEEK

Now that you have more or less settled down in your pregnancy, it’s time to focus on your little one. Read on about weeks 13 to 26 and find out what you’ll need to do for your baby’s healthy growth and development.

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13-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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13-Week pregnant: Development and diet

The start of your second trimester is the start of lots of new development milestones for your unborn child. Read more about this week.

14-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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14-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Your little angel is about the size of a grapefruit! Have you felt her move or kick yet? If not, you should be able to in the next weeks! Read more about this exciting time.

15-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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15-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Though your little darling is planted deep inside you, this is the week where everything gets set up for his sense of smell. Read more about this week.

16-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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16-Week pregnant: Development and diet

If you could see inside yourself and watch your growing child, you might soon see him sucking his thumb! He has finally managed to get to his mouth. Read more about this week.

17-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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17-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Your little one now weighs more than 200g and is looking more and more like a “real” person every day. Read more about this week.

18-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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18-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Lots of leaps and bounds happening in week 18, from nerve cells multiplying to the beginnings of fingerprints. Read more about this week.

19-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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19-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Your little lodger weighs between 300 and 400 grams – weigh a grapefruit in your hand and that’s about how heavy she is. Read more about this week.

20-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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20-Week pregnant: Development and diet

There’s so much going on in your belly this week that you may want to take a little nap after reading about it! Read more about this week.

21-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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21-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Though the foetus now weighs around half a kilo, your little darling still has plenty of room in your belly. And likes to use it when not asleep! Read more about this week.

22-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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22-Week pregnant: Development and diet

If you could look inside, you may see your little angel sucking her thumb. It’s nature’s way of getting her ready to breastfeed from birth. Read more about this week.

23-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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23-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Your child’s feet are now 4.5 to 5cm in length now, and she weighs considerably over 700g. You have got around 16 more weeks to go! Read more about this week.

24-Weeks Pregnant: Development and Diet
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24-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Can you feel your little one reacting to noises and your caresses yet? Towards the end of the second trimester is when some women report that this starts to happen, so be on the lookout.

25-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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25-Week pregnant: Development and diet

Two more weeks left of the second trimester. You are gearing up for the home stretch. Read more about how to help feed it.

26-Week Pregnant: Development and Diet
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26-Week pregnant: Development and diet

A little ta-da moment for the final week of your second trimester – your darling-in-the-womb will open her eyes for the first time around now! Read more about this week.