Week 15 Of Pregnancy
- Q What changes will I experience during week 15 of my pregnancy?
By week 15 of pregnancy, you'll probably begin feeling better as symptoms of morning sickness begin to go away. As the blood flow in your body increases it can affect the lining of the nose, airway, and gums. A stuffy nose, occasional nosebleed,... Full Answer
- Q What are common problems that may occur during week 15 of pregnancy?
In week 15 of pregnancy, the most common problem may be gas! You're likely to have gas due to higher progesterone that relaxes of the gastrointestinal tract muscles. Bloating is another problem. Many women also have difficulty sleeping through the night... Full Answer
- Q What is important to know during week 15 of my pregnancy?
By week 15, your baby is about the size of an orange. The worst of the morning sickness has likely subsided and you're probably feeling better, so remember to keep eating well and exercising as much as you can. The risk for urinary tract infection is... Full Answer
- Q What will I look like during week 15 of my pregnancy?
During week 15, you may notice that your breasts are fuller. They will continue to grow during the second trimester as the milk-producing glands enlarge. Some women start to notice subtle weight gain. As the uterus continues expanding, you may notice... Full Answer
- Q How is my baby growing and developing during week 15?
In week 15 of pregnancy, your baby is growing quickly. The bones of the skeleton are more visible and its legs are growing longer. The lungs' air sacs are developing too as amniotic fluid moves through the nose and upper respiratory tract. Your baby's... Full Answer
- Q What is the size of my baby during week 15?
During week 15, your baby is about the size of an apple. At this point, your baby can sense light and likely to change position - moving away from any light pointed directly on your belly. Although your baby is moving a lot you're not likely to feel its... Full Answer
- Q How can I treat my insomnia in week 15 of pregnancy?
During week 15, many women start to have trouble sleeping (insomnia). Leg cramps and the need to urinate are common and can interrupt your sleep. You may also feel anxious about your pregnancy and your baby's health. Fortunately, there are some ways to... Full Answer
- Q What prenatal care do I need during week 15 of pregnancy?
During your second trimester you are visiting your doctor at least once a month. At week 15, your doctor will measure your baby and check its heartbeat. Your doctor may want to measure your sugar and protein levels. If you have Rh-negative blood or... Full Answer
- Q How will I feel during week 15 of my pregnancy?
By week 15 of pregnancy, you will probably have noticed a little weight gain. About 5 pounds of additional body weight is normal at this point. During week 15 you're also likely to feel better. Symptoms of morning sickness may be subsiding; however,... Full Answer
- Q Are there tests or procedures I should have during week 15 of pregnancy?
In week 15, your doctor may want to test your urine for signs of a urinary tract infection. If this is your first second trimester appointment, your doctor may want to measure your sugar and protein levels and may begin routine screening for genetic... Full Answer