Second Trimester and Your Pregnancy Journey at Women’s Healthcare of Illinois

Common questions asked by patients: What can I expect in my second trimester? What happens during second trimester? Does second trimester start at 13 or 14 weeks? What should I avoid during second trimester?

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Your Pregnancy Journey: Second Trimester

The second trimester of your pregnancy is from week 13 to week 28 – roughly months four, five and six. As well as feeling and looking more pregnant during these weeks, you may also have more energy than you did in the first trimester.

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Antenatal Testing at Women's Healthcare of Illinois in Evergreen Park and Mokena, IL

Antenatal Testing

Learn more about testing your placenta and potential risks.

Back Exercises at Women's Healthcare of Illinois in Evergreen Park and Mokena, IL

Back Exercises

These moves can be done at home and will make a big difference.

Antenatal Schedule at Women's Healthcare of Illinois in Evergreen Park and Mokena, IL

Antenatal Schedule

As part of your overall care, we keep you on track with appointments.

Leg Cramps at Women's Healthcare of Illinois in Evergreen Park and Mokena, IL

Leg Cramps

Tips for preventing and soothing the intense pain from these cramps.

Preterm Labor at Women's Healthcare of Illinois in Evergreen Park and Mokena, IL

Preterm Labor

It’s helpful to know what to look for with potential early delivery.