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Have you ever wondered what happens to you and baby in Week 10 of pregnancy?

To read week 9, please click here.

Here is a detailed list of week 10 pregnancy facts:

  • The embryo now weighs a third of an ounce and is roughly 4.5 centimeters long from the top of the head to the rump.
  • They eyes have moved from the sides of the head closer to the front of the face.
  • Bones begin to replace the cartilage. Ankles and wrists are formed.
  • The palate and the roof of the mouth form. The stomach moves into its final position.
  • Taste buds begin to form. Neck muscles are forming.
  • The clitoris appears in females and the testes began to descend in males.
  • The two lobes of the lung extend into many tiny tubes, bronchioles.
  • The diaphragm begins to separate the heart and lungs from the stomach.
  • The uterus has expanded to the size of an orange but still hidden inside your pelvis.
  • Due to increased blood supply in the body, you may begin to feel warmer than normal.
  • You should be wearing a good support bra now, one that is adjustable in size as your grow throughout your pregnancy.
  • The placenta in which the baby is attached, starts to produce progesterone in a process that is completed by week 14.
  • Is is this week, the placenta takes over the function on the corpus luteum.

To learn more take a look at this video:

Main image courtesy of Shutterstock.com
  • This is interesting! Thank you for sharing this!

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  • Thanks for the weekly updates. Everey week i check to see what is happening!
    Such a special time.

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  • your belly will pop out in a few weeks and be so cute

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  • nice video, explaining the growth of child. thanks

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  • Still loving these week to week pregnancy facts, can’t wait to be experiencing this again

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