Working to go full term
One of the most important things to focus on during the second trimester is the goal of giving birth to your baby as close to full term as possible. Read full story...
Epidural allows Mom to focus on what's important
This first-hand account endorses giving birth with an epidural. Read full story...
Giving birth naturally: A gift beyond words
This testimonial speaks strongly about the advantages of giving birth without an epidural. Read full story...
Resources at Allina Health
Pregnancy care services
Pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding classes
Obstetrics and gynecology
Tips & Recipes
When will my baby be born?You should prepare for delivery well in advance of your due date. Read full story...
Your baby's hearingBabies start to hear sounds by the 24th or 25th week. Read full story...
Treating hemorrhoids naturallyIt's common to develop hemorrhoids during the second trimester and/or after having a baby. These natural methods may provide relief. Read full story...
Black beans with rice
Month 5: Halfway there
Month 4: Starting your second trimester
Month 3: Maintaining health while planning ahead
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