15 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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You might be able to feel the top of your uterus four to five inches under your belly button. Credit: GE Healthcare

Sleep is much easier in the second trimester; just try not to sleep on your back, as it can decrease circulation to your heart.

What's happening to baby: Your little bundle of joy now measures nearly 5 inches long, and her eyes and ears continue to develop. If you could sneak another peek at baby, you might see her sucking her thumb!

What's happening to Mom: Around this time, your doctor may offer you a triple screen or a quad screen to test for Down syndrome, trisomy 18 (a genetic disorder that infants usually don't survive) and neural tube defects (problems with the development of the brain or spinal cord).

16 Weeks Pregnant: What to Expect During Pregnancy

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