What is important to know during week 15 of my pregnancy?

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By week 15, your baby is between four and five inches long (about the size of an apple). 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 (UTI) is high during the beginning of the second trimester. Although symptoms may not be obvious, waiting to use the bathroom can cause bacteria to multiply, leading to a UTI. An untreated UTI can lead to kidney infection. Other symptoms like sleeping difficulty, nipple tenderness, and frequent gas are common. If you have any questions about your body and baby's development, talk to your doctor.

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Week 15 Of Pregnancy

Week 15 Of Pregnancy

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