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Updated 21 November 2014

Week 13: 27 weeks to go!

Welcome to the second trimester. Here is what might be happening to you and the little one.

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Welcome to your second trimester!


What is happening to your baby:

  • Your baby now weighs about 28 grams.
  • The length of your baby is about 9cm.
  • The vocal cords start forming.
  • The pancreas is now formed and functioning and even secreting insulin.
  • The intestines are now starting to move from the umbilical cord to the stomach.
  • The villi are beginning to form in the intestines.
  • Eyes move closer together.

What is happening to you:

  • There is now less chance of a miscarriage,so you can begin to enjoy your pregnancy.
  • You will feel less fatigued because the major task of organ development is nearly complete.
  • Your spirits will lift and you may feel on top of the world.

What to do:

  • If you are still feeling tired, make sure that you rest enough.
  • Remember to go for your 11-13 week check-up (see Week 11).

 
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