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What trimester am I in?

Anybody know why it seems like health professionals and books an internet reading cant seem to agree on which month is in what trimester? Im 16 weeks and some say it is the 1st trimester, some say it is 3 months, some say I am 4 months, some say it is the 2nd trimester--Im sooo confused! Anyone know?

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dez1379

Asked by dez1379 at 9:26 PM on Dec. 7, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • When I was that far I considered it the 2nd Trimester after 12 weeks
    OBImomma

    Answer by OBImomma at 9:28 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • 2nd trimester.
    Mom2Just1

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 9:35 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • You're in the second trimester. :)
    LovingSAHMommy

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 9:35 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • agreed. Im 15 weeks and get emails from babycenter and they consider the 14th week the begining of the 2nd trimester
    ashleyuc07

    Answer by ashleyuc07 at 9:37 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • you are suppose to be pregnant for 40 weeks and if you divide that by 3 trimesters you get 13.3333333 so you really start your 2nd trimester in the 13th week but they just start with week 14. Your third trimester starts at week 27. At least that is what was explained to me.
    Candie2008

    Answer by Candie2008 at 10:08 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • yes your definately in the 2nd trimester.
    vleigh

    Answer by vleigh at 10:14 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • after 12 weeks is the 2nd trimester
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 10:24 PM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • for sure 2 tri! every 3 months is a tri 0-3 first. 3-6 is second and 6-9 is third. good luck with everything
    mamajennie31010

    Answer by mamajennie31010 at 1:51 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • it's the second trimester.:)
    romomomof2

    Answer by romomomof2 at 9:22 AM on Dec. 8, 2010

  • You're in the second trimester. First is to 12 weeks.
    sunshinepraying

    Answer by sunshinepraying at 8:34 PM on Dec. 8, 2010

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