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care of yourself. Part of feeling your best is making sure you get the extra nutrition you need so you have energy — for you and for your baby.
"Expectant and breastfeeding moms need complete balanced nutrition. That is why I recommend Similac Mom, along with a healthy diet rich in essential nutrients."Dr. Sonja Wicklum, MD.
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Your Pregnancy Weekly Guide:
Your baby's internal and external growth continues at a remarkable pace throughout the 15th week of pregnancy.
Fitting the right nutrition into every meal, every day, can sometimes feel daunting. Get valuable nutrients and heart-healthy fats into your daily diet by snacking on healthful nuts such as almonds, peanuts, walnuts, pecans, and pistachios.
Nuts are a good source of protein, magnesium, zinc, vitamin E, and B vitamins. Even though nuts are high in fat, the fat is monounsaturated, which is good for your heart.
At 15 weeks pregnant, if you have heartburn - that burning or sour sensation in the back of your lower throat — you're not alone.
By your 15th week of pregnancy, you've accomplished a lot. When talking to other expectant moms and new moms, the topic of prenatal testing might come up. The thinking behind prenatal testing is that the more you and your physician know about your baby's health, the better equipped you can be to address any potential concerns down the road.
Many women choose to have ultrasounds, blood tests, or other tests for a variety of reasons. You and your physician will discuss which tests you need.
A test that is becoming better known is the triple test. This test is most accurate when completed between the 16th and 18th weeks of pregnancy.
Here are some questions to consider:
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