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Pregnancy Week 15

Pregnancy Week 15

Baby Development

  • You can see through the body of your baby. Your baby’s skin becomes thinner, and the veins and arteries can
  • Your baby is now strengthening his or her back
  • Your baby is now shaping perfectly

Changes in mother

  • Weight gain: One of the most notable changes in a mother’s body is weight gain. Towards the 15th week, a pregnant lady begins to feel heavier. Hence, while this is a part of your life, you must take your diet and exercise seriously. Exercises must be done under the guidance of a certified trainer so that you do not end up performing exercises which is not meant for you during the time. 
  • Constant feeling of low energy: This becomes one of the continuous symptoms throughout. A pregnant lady tends to feel more fatigued by the 15th week. A constant feeling of nausea and dizziness always accompanies the mom-to-be. It is strongly recommended to contact a doctor when the tired feeling is beyond control.
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Pregnancy Week 15 Symptoms

  • Gum bleeding: Pregnant ladies can have gum bleeding issues when headed toward the 15th week of pregnancy. There can also be other dental issues depending on the individual’s body. Hence, it is strongly recommended to take good oral care. And above all, if the condition worsens, reaching out to dentists is a must.
  • Weight gain: Weight gain is undoubtedly one of the significant symptoms when stepping into the the15th week of your pregnancy journey. You can manage your weight by practicing recommended yoga, ensuring no swift movement.
  • Indigestion is another symptom that is not for a week but stays with the mother-to-be for quite a time, which might be throughout the trimester. These symptoms can be irritating to put up with, but it requires a bit of attention when choosing the food items to eat. Ultimately, carefulness and patience can help you get through it all, and you can have a journey that is not so pathetic.
  • Varicose veins in the body, especially on the feet and hands: You can have veins visible on your feet and not be scared of them.
  • Fatigued body: Fatigued bodies are common symptoms throughout the first trimester. If this is unbearable, then you must reach out to your doctor.
  • Headaches: Headaches may or may not be a symptom of the 15th week of pregnancy, and it solely depends on the mothers’ bodies.
  • Pain in the round ligaments: There can be sharp pain occasionally in the round ligaments of pregnant women in their 15th week.
  • Forgetfulness:  A slight forgetfulness is also a common symptom of women in the 15th week of pregnancy.
  • Nose bleeding: Bleeding of the Nose is also a major symptom for 15 weeks pregnant women

Important Tips

  • Learn about preeclampsia: Preeclampsia is when a pregnant mother develops chances to damage other essential body organs due to higher blood pressure. Do not just learn about that but also take adequate care to keep your blood pressure within control.
  • Have small meals:  Do not eat more at once; eat small meals every two hours. This change can be virtuous for you, so we highly recommend you check on your meals and avoid huge meals at once.
  • Deal with Nose bleeding: This can never be a sweet symptom of pregnancy, but you can gracefully tackle it. Your nasal passage becomes more sensitive in your 15th week, and if it reaches the verge of seriousness, you can reach out to your doctor.


As you come to your 15th week, you can feel the little one within your tummy more often. The to-be-moms do not just grow fuller with their baby bumps, but several changes are tough to bear. There will be unusual changes in your body, and you might find symptoms that can freak you out, but you must remind yourself that mothers are the strongest creatures!

  1. N H S
  2. Healthdirect Australia
  3. The Cleveland Clinic
    Fetal Development 
  4. The Mayo Clinic
    Fetal development
  5. Women Health
    Pregnancy: Stages of pregnancy


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