I know it’s a lifetime experience for you if you are going to be a mother for the first time. Everything is going to be fine so just take care of yourself and be positive and soon you will become the luckiest woman and a proud mother of your son/ daughter. As it had been a long time since you have conceived your baby and you must have been pretty habituated with all those uncomfortable signs and symptoms of pregnancy. Congratulations that you have successfully reached the second trimester of your pregnancy which is a very crucial time of your pregnancy.
Here You Go With Some Important And Noticeable Body Changes Takes Place During Your Pregnancy:
1. Your Belly Is Growing
As you have crossed the first trimester of your pregnancy you must have put on pretty much weight in your body and the body weight will continuously grow till the last month of your pregnancy. You will notice pretty change in your waist line and all other body parts of your body are also getting swollen especially your feet.
2. First Movement Of Your Baby
The most noteworthy change that you observe at this period of your pregnancy is that you will feel the movement of your baby for the very first time, and this very moment will give you the feeling of life inside your body. At first the movement will feel like popping inside your body as your baby is too small to make you feel the actual movement of his / her. As the week passes you will able to feel the movement of your baby more and more prominent.
3. Feeling Of Morning Sickness
As you have entered the second trimester, all the pregnancy symptoms will slowly becomes more definite. One of the most common symptoms of pregnancy is the feeling of morning sickness and you will experience nausea and sensitive of any kind of strong odour which will make you feeling sick, sensitive nose feeling dull all these factor will give rise to nauseous feeling very frequently.
4. Steady Weight Gain
The weight gain regime is very steady during pregnancy, an average woman gains one – one and half pounds of weight each week. During your entire pregnancy you will experience twenty five to thirty pounds of weight gain. Though most of the weight gain takes place during the third trimester but still the start of weight gain will take place during the second trimester. But the positive sight is that the weight gain is not so rapid at this time and you are pretty much fit and active during the second trimester of your pregnancy.
5. Red And Sensitive Gums
Sometimes some dental problems comes up in some pregnant mothers they might experience swollen and painful gums along with bleeding this happens due to the imbalance of hormones which give rise to plaque formation in your teeth to avoid this kind of problem you should brush your teeth twice daily and visit your dentist if the problem increases.
6. Stretch Marks
Some red and purple marks may appear in your abdomen, thighs and breasts. It happens due to the weight gain during your pregnancy. If you treat them from the early period then you may avoid this kind of stretch mark after your pregnancy.
7. Lower Back Pain
As the weeks of your pregnancy passed by you will start feeling a lot of back pain which will make you uncomfortable to sit and walk for a long time. It is suggested that you should not lift heavy thighs and maintaining right posture.
Constipation is one the change that happens to your body during the second trimester of your pregnancy which continues till the final period of your pregnancy, to avoid constipation try to drink enough water and fibre rich food items. Constipation may also take place due to the intake of iron capsules at this time so you should contact your doctor if this problem increases.
9. Varicose Veins And Sore legs
These two problems are very common during the second trimester of your pregnancy so it is suggested to sit by lifting your ankles and keep yourself in rest as long as possible. The veins in your ankles legs and other parts of your body will get prominent and sore.
10. Leaking Breasts
Though this symptom takes place lately in your pregnancy but some women may experience leaking breast during their second trimester of pregnancy which makes you very uncomfortable, you can avoid this problem by wearing breast pad under your bra.
All the above mentioned signs and symptoms are just temporary. It is not necessary that all women phase such symptoms, but most of them do.