Congratulations, you’ve reached the second trimester of your pregnancy!
Here's everything you need to know about your second trimester.
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YOUR BABY He is almost fully formed and is starting to look like a little human being. He has a recognisable chin, snub nose and a large forehead. He is swallowing and clenching his fists. By the end of this week, he’ll be almost fully formed. He is about 9cm long.
YOU -Life before birth Your tummy may stick out now and people will soon start to notice your bump. Some say the size and shape of your bump is an indication of whether you’re carrying a boy or a girl. Find out more.
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Now you’re feeling less tired, try to incorporate regular exercise in your routine. It will help prevent problems later and should even make for an easier labour. maternity rights. Once your employer knows you are pregnant, if you are sacked because of a reason connected with your pregnancy, it will automatically be unfair dismissal and sex discrimination. You are entitled to paid time off to attend antenatal appointments. This includes relaxation and parentcraft classes.