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10 Weeks Pregnant: What's Happening

Your baby's arms now have elbows!

As your baby grows, your ligaments and muscles are starting to stretch inside your 10 weeks pregnant belly, your breasts are getting bigger, and some other radical changes may be happening.

Pregnancy calendar - 10 weeks

Your baby is now the size of an...

A prune.

Around this time your baby will start to take on what we consider to be a more human appearance. His fingers and toes are separating and looking less webbed, his arms now have elbows which can bend and move. Your baby’s vital organs have now been formed and are starting to work well together. Although they will continue to develop throughout your pregnancy.

He is also developing tiny tooth buds inside his mouth. He is now producing red blood cells and urine. If you are having a boy he will now start producing testosterone.

Pregnancy symptoms at 10 weeks

Round ligament pain (pains in your abdomen as it stretches to accommodate your growing baby), mood swings. growing breasts. morning sickness, visible veins, fatigue and increased vaginal discharge.

Tips and advice for pregnancy at 10 weeks

Dealing with morning sickness and making sure you are eating well for your baby’s development is often a challenge. Fear not… your body does indeed know what its doing! Try eating mini meals, full of nutrients, that you may be able to hold down, and will not make you feel bloated.

Do not be tempted to skip eating, its easier to keep your stomach ‘happy’ if there is something in there. Focus on foods that you find inoffensive. Try soothing your self with ginger, or herbal teas.

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