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Your Second Trimester, Week-by-Week

Our step-by-step timeline will help you navigate your pregnancy with as little stress and guesswork as possible.

Week 15:  The "window of opportunity" for many important screening and diagnostic tests opens this week, should you decide to undergo them.

What to do now:
•  Make an appointment for the multiple marker test or amniocentesis.The former screens for chromosomal abnormalities, including Down syndrome; neural-tube defects such as spina bifida; and other defects. The latter can diagnose chromosomal and other abnormalities. Both are typically performed between 15 and 20 weeks.

Read more about being 15 weeks pregnant.

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From the stressful (prenatal tests! gaining weight!) to the sheer fun (buying maternity clothes! your baby shower!), growing a baby involves a seemingly endless host of developments to expect, plan and accomplish. Our step-by-step timeline and checklist will help you navigate your pregnancy with as little stress and guesswork as possible. So grab your pencil, put your feet up and simply gestate!

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