What changes occur during pregnancy?

John Doa
John Doa

Food Blogger

Last updated on December 24, 2023, At 01:04 AM ET

Posted on December 24, 2023, At 01:04 AM ET

The months of pregnancy are considered the most important stage that every girl goes through, especially in the second trimester of pregnancy. The mother is eager to feel her baby’s kicks and other changes that occur to the pregnant woman’s body, her health, and the fetus. This may vary from woman to woman but these are some common symptoms.

Madam, here are the common symptoms in the second trimester of pregnancy:

  • You may feel some relief compared to the first part of pregnancy.
  • Having a urinary tract infection, so you need to see a doctor.
  • Increase breast size.
  • Cramps in the leg, so you have to stretch it on a pillow at night.
  • The gums will be sensitive during this period and a lot of blood will come out when brushing them.

  • Feeling back pain.
  • Reduced feeling of nausea.
  • Increased appetite.
  • Abdominal growth.
  • Stuffy nose and snoring at night.
  • Increased vaginal discharge, which may cause itching or irritation.
  • Feeling dizzy sometimes.
  • Swollen feet.
  • The appearance of stretch marks around the body in the thighs, hips and breasts.
  • Feeling false labor pain.
  • Hemorrhoid pain.
  • The appearance of a dark line in the lower abdomen.
  • Not feeling comfortable sleeping.
  • Increased sexual desire due to blood flow to the reproductive organs.
  • Increased hair growth due to hormonal imbalance.

Changes that occur to the fetus in the second trimester of pregnancy

  • The appearance of the baby's gender.
  • Hearing the fetal heartbeat.
  • The appearance of hairs on the fetus's body.
  • Growth of eyelashes and eyebrows.
  • Develops the sense of hearing and smell.
  • The fetus will be able to blink its eyes.
  • The fetus begins to kick and move.
  • Taste food from amniotic fluid.
  • The digestive system develops and the fetus will begin to urinate.

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