The Second Trimester of Pregnancy
During the second trimester, you are getting used to your new body and growing baby. In this section, you will get a diagram of your body and your baby at this stage, and you will learn about childbirth education classes, advantages of breastfeeding, prenatal care visits during this trimester, the impact your pregnancy has on your sexual desire, and the risks and benefits of special diagnostic tests.
Most recent page update: 9/9/2010
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