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Pregnancy Week by Week – Week 15

Week 15 pregnancy is a stage where your baby now measures about 4 inches long, crown to rump and weighs about 2 ½ ounces. The legs are growing longer than the arms, and there is movement of all the joints and limbs. A health point to consider is water aerobics, but do this in consultation with your doctor.

Many couples worry about giving birth to a healthy baby, but always maintain a positive attitude, consider treatments in the early stages of discomfort and eat sensibly. Feeling the first flutters and kicks is an amazing experience of pregnancy.

At week 15 pregnancy, remember to take precautions while driving – never travel without a seat belt. If you are involved in any kind of car accident, visit your doctor immediately and consider treatments if necessary, even it is for shock. A major health point for you is to get as much calcium for strong bones and teeth, iron to combat tiredness and zinc for growth and health. Try to eat a varied, healthy diet.

Week 15 pregnancy is really an enjoyable time – morning sickness and exhaustion are past, the aches and pains of the future are far away – you can enjoy your pregnancy and look forward to a healthy baby. The heart and kidneys at this stage will continue to develop. You will need to take extra care of yourself by considering treatments that will help with any discomfort you may be experiencing, and a health point to follow is a good exercise regime.

At this stage, during week 15 pregnancy, your baby is about 4 – 4 ½ inches in length and weighs a little over 2 ounces. Your baby has taste buds and also may get hiccups from time to time. A health point you should consider is the right foods to eat so that you can have a healthy baby.

You might feel your ligaments stretching in your abdomen. As the uterus expands, the elastic tissue that supports it stretches to accommodate its growth. The process can cause twinges or cramps. There are warm bath treatments that can help. The main focus should be on maintaining your health and developing a positive attitude.

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