2. More Symptoms

A woman's appetite may increase during the second trimester because nausea has begun to subside and the growing fetus requires more energy. At this time, the mother may develop the cravings for which pregnancy is so well known, as well. Usually, women begin showing by 20 weeks, when the uterus reaches the height of the belly button. Distinct movements of the baby can be felt around this time, as well.

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