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How does a baby develop in the second and third trimester of pregnancy?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The second and third trimester is an active time in an unborn baby's life. Learn about this progress as Dr. Oz explains in a video how a baby develops from the time it is 14 weeks old until it is born.


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