15 Weeks Pregnant: Symptoms, Baby Size, What to Eat, Pregnancy Tips

15th Week Pregnancy Highlights

Move It! Move It!

As your baby’s legs start growing longer than arms, your baby will be able to move all the joints and limbs. But there’s still time for you to feel the movements.

Back With A ‘Bang’

During the second trimester, your sex drive will bounce back with a force. In fact, due to increased blood flow, it’ll seem all the more better.

Pregnancy Milestone

At week 15, you’re in the fourth month!

Your Baby’s Development
During Week 15

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Week 15
Baby’s Growth

weight (lbs)

70 g.

Length (cm)

10.1 cm.

Approximate size

Apple

How Big is Baby?

The later part of the 4th month marks the beginning of your emotional connection with the baby. The ear bones grow harder and help the baby to hear properly which includes your voice, heartbeat, breath, etc. This way, your baby can hear you and feel your presence. The fine thin hair, Lanugo, protects the baby and provides warmth till the subcutaneous fat layer forms under the skin. As your little charmer starts growing, he/she constantly kicks and curls with the little legs and arms but you can’t sense it yet, as the baby is still small

Baby’s Length: 10.1 cm.

Baby’s Weight: 70 g.

Mother’s Changing Body:
What to Expect

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By now, you may start to show up with your tummy growing bigger.

Second trimester is the weight gain period of pregnancy, so try to gain weight in a slow and steady fashion. Consult your physician and aim for a healthy weight gain on a weekly basis.

Consuming a nutrient-rich diet and keeping track of your weight can help you avoid gestational diabetes.

15th Week Pregnancy Symptoms

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Pregnancy Tips for Week 15

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  • Try playing soothing music and occasionally talk to your baby, as it may create a bond between the mother and the baby.
  • To avoid forgetfulness, opt for meditation, music or a calm walk to relax your mind and remember things better. Making notes of all the important activities is another way to improve your memory.
  • Try loose footwear like flip flops, sandals etc., to soothe the swollen legs

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