Your Pregnancy Timeline

Answering your questions about your pregnancy.

Nothing in life matches the excitement of being pregnant. As you prepare to usher your little one into the world, you’ll likely have lots of questions about the changes occurring in your body, and what to expect from your health care provider. Here, we have answers. Use the navigation to the right to read about what happens during the different stages of pregnancy, and what to expect before — and after — your baby arrives.

I think I may be expecting…what’s next?

  • Early Pregnancy
  • First Trimester
    • As soon as you suspect you’re pregnant, you should schedule your initial prenatal appointment. Be prepared to spend a good amount of time at the physician’s office during this initial visit.
  • Second Trimester
    • Sign up for classes at your preferred hospital.
    • Read your weekly e-newsletter throughout your pregnancy.
  • Third Trimester
    • In Indianapolis, Carmel or Fishers, call 317.338.2229 or email monogram-maternity@stvincent.org. In Kokomo, call 765.236.8334 or email monogram-maternity@stvincent.org. In Anderson, call 765.646.8288 or email monogram-anderson@stvincent.org to meet with the Monogram Maternity representative for your 36 week appointment. During your 36 week appointment, you will pre-register, get oriented for your stay with us, sign consents and create a simple plan of care for your birth.
    • Attend prenatal classes at your preferred hospital.
    • Confident and prepared, you are now ready for your baby’s birth!
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Are you pregnant?

The signs and symptoms of pregnancy.
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The first trimester.

The first trimester includes the period from week 1 to week 12 – about the first three months of pregnancy.
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The second trimester.

The second trimester is the middle three months of pregnancy.
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The third trimester.

Welcome to the home stretch! The third trimester begins during the 28th week of pregnancy and lasts until your baby’s birth.
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Your big day!

From labor and birth to pain management and more, we’ve got you covered.
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Post-pregnancy and life with your new baby.

Even experienced mothers find that every new baby brings a new set of questions.