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