Guide to Being 17 Weeks Pregnant

At 17 weeks, your body is changing, but you're feeling a whole lot better after that tough first trimester. See more pregnancy pictures.

Just like fingerprints and snowflakes, no two pregnancies are alike. However, there are some standard experiences and changes that will probably occur right around your 17th week.

Now that you're firmly planted in the honeymoon period that is the second trimester, you're (ideally) free of morning sickness and other first trimester symptoms. Use all the time you would've spent sitting very, very still or clinging to the toilet to give your baby some special care. You can guarantee the healthiest start to his life by exercising regularly and eating as well as possible. Also, by now you're probably noticing some pretty funky physical changes, from your skin to your uterus, so keep reading to learn more about these seemingly bizarre, but totally normal pregnancy-induced modifications.