- Feeding Your Baby
- Healthy Pregnancy Lifestyles
- Labor, Birth, and Postpartum
- Pregnancy Complications
- Pregnancy Tests and Procedures
- Preparing for Pregnancy
- When Baby Needs Special Care
- Your Changing Body
- Your First Trimester
- Your Newborn Baby
- Your Second Trimester
- Your Third Trimester
Your Second Trimester
Pregnancy and Skin Changes
For many women, pregnancy brings glowing skin, rosy cheeks, and shiny hair. But others can experience skin changes that aren’t so attractive, including acne, dark spots, and stretch marks.
During this trimester, the weight of your growing baby will multiply more than seven times—and you will start showing more.
Second Trimester Prenatal Screening Tests
Screening is usually performed by taking a sample of the mother's blood between the 15th and 20th weeks of pregnancy (16th to 18th is ideal).
Tips for Traveling Moms-to-be
Today’s society is increasingly mobile, and the demands of career and family often require travel during a woman’s pregnancy. Here are some tips and guidance for safe travels while you’re pregnant.
We're Pregnant–Tips for the Expectant Dad
More than ever, men are actively involved throughout the pregnancy experience. The term expectant father really fits, as men support, worry, and plan right along with their pregnant partners. Some of the more common experiences for expectant dads are included here.