The Second Trimester of Pregnancy

second-trimester-pregnancyThe second trimester of pregnancy is a time when many women feel much better. The tiredness of the first trimester is over and your nausea has most likely disappeared. You aren't yet subject to the physical discomforts that may appear in the later weeks of pregnancy and you're beginning to glow!

In your second trimester you'll feel your baby's first movement, known as "quickening." Your baby, who's been quietly maneuvering around since seven weeks, is big enough and strong enough to actually let their movements be felt between 18 weeks and 22 weeks(on average). Early fetal movements may feel like soft tapping, or "butterflies," just above the pubic bone. During your monthly visits to your care provider, talk to him or her about any concerns or symptoms you have had or questions about your pregnancy.

Even if you may think they are insignificant, your doctor will want to know. To your doctor, there is no such thing as a silly question.

For even more on your second trimester, from more week by week changes to baby showers, check out the rest of the Second Trimester Pregnancy section below!


Pregnancy Month 4

Pregnancy Month 5

Pregnancy Month 6

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Interpreting Fetal Movements

Complications

Baby Names

Baby Shower Planning

Setting Up the Nursery

Nursery Ideas

Changing Table Basics

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Main Dishes and More

Main Dishes and More


Start saving time and money in your kitchen with these easy family-friendly recipes, packed with flavor.

Easy Recipes

Dinner Ideas

Chicken Recipes

Crock Pot Recipes

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Recipes


Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast Casseroles


Make a mouthwatering breakfast recipe or an easy, delicious breakfast casserole to turn any day into a special day.


 

Soup, Salads and Sides


Soup, Salads and Sides These great soups and side dishes go with everything from elegant holiday meals to a weeknight pot roast.

Soup Recipes

Side Dishes

Salad Recipes

Healthy Dinner Choices

Healthy Dinner Recipes

 

Healthy Dinner Recipes


Healthy doesn't mean bland with these delicious homemade dinner recipes.

Begin or maintain a healthy lifestyle for your whole family tonight.


 

Dessert Recipes

Dessert Recipes


Dessert Recipes

Get a delicious dessert for every occasion.

Pie recipes, cookies, cakes, fudge, cheesecake recipes and Mama Shirley's favorites all make wonderful happy endings.

Kids Recipes

Kids Recipes

 

Kids Recipes


Our Kids Recipes are easy to make and fun for kids of all ages. They're perfect for teaching beginning cooking and kitchen skills.


 

Pot Luck Casserole Recipes

Casserole Recipes

Casserole possibilites are endless, making it even easier to prep a hearty dinner with ingredients you have on hand. Try some of our family classics for easy one-dish dinners.

Casserole Recipes

Stock Your Freezer

Freezer Recipes

We’ve all been there before, it’s getting late in the afternoon and you’ve realized there isn’t anything for dinner. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. That’s where this section will come in handy for you.

Freezer Cooking Recipes


 


 


 

Names for Boys


Baby Boy Names

Choose the perfect name for your bundle of boy with help from our lists of thousands of boys names.

Boys Names

Names for Girls


Baby Girl Names

Find a beautiful name for your new daughter with easy to use lists of names and name meanings for girls.

Girls Names


Quotes for Life


Quotes About Life

The right quote at the right time can make you feel like there is a kindred spirit in this world that thinks like you do.

Some quotes have no other purpose than to make you laugh...something we could all use more of. Get inspired or reassured, visit the quotes pages often.

Quotes to Live By

Writing

These are the big lists for reference, all things vocabulary, reading and writing. 


List of Verbs

List of Pronouns

List of Prepositions

List of Nouns

List of Adverbs

List Of Adjectives


 

Bread Pudding Recipe


Bread Pudding

Cinnamon and vanilla infuse this custard-like dessert that starts with simple ingredients, but tastes like pure luxury.

Warm Spiced Bread Pudding Recipe

Easy Dinner Ideas


Easy Dinner Recipes

Try a variety of 30 minute meals, they're complete homemade dinners from kitchen to table in a half hour.

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Meals