You are now well into your second trimester and your baby is gaining in size, skills, and coordination. By your fifth month of pregnancy, your baby's cognitive development is established to the point where he can not only detect sounds inside and outside the womb, but can also react to them. Refer to this month-by-month pregnancy calendar to learn about important milestones in your baby's development as well as helpful tips and advice for a safe, healthy pregnancy.
In your fifth month of pregnancy, your baby can detect sounds inside and outside the womb. Learn more about fetal development at 19-22 weeks gestational age.
As you enter your second trimester of pregnancy, you may start to encounter different changes or symptoms. Discover what changes to expect in the second trimester.
Find out what nutrients you must consume in your second trimester to maintain a healthy pregnancy and support your baby's rapid growth and development.